Not all exercise needs to be huff-and-puff or throw-and-go. Sometimes moving slowly while paying attention to the details of each movement is beneficial too. Especially for increasing our body-mind awareness. Which for those of us living with ALS, is extremely important.
Some days my body just feels disconnected; my arms and legs receiving garbled messages from my brain. So, I turn to the gentle movement sequences from the Feldenkrais Method®, to help improve my body-mind awareness.
To introduce you to this technique, here are two short (15-17 minutes) videos I enjoy doing that are led by Feldenkrais instructor Taro Iwamoto.
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