Author Archives: marilynhardy

Aging, the Brain and Movement

  “The process of maturing is a very subtle one, for the simple reason that we are both the molding material and steadily becoming our own molders.”  Moshe Feldenkrais, The Potent Self It has been fully substantiated now that the brain can learn and change at any age (NEUROPLASTICITY)!  Moshe Feldenkrais fully understood this over 50 years ago… Continue Reading

Rescheduled: Keys to Aging Comfortably Workshop

The KEYS TO AGING COMFORTABLY WORKSHOP, scheduled for February 24th, has been rescheduled due to snow to Sunday, March 3rd, 1-5pm.  Four spaces have opened up due to the change of dates. The theme for this workshop is MULTI-DIMENSIONALITY.  See prior post for description. These workshops honor the human capacity to learn at any age,… Continue Reading

New Workshop: Keys to Aging Comfortably

…Taught by Marilyn Hardy and Jane Burdick “No matter what condition you’re in, you can improve until the day you die.”   …..Dr. Moshe Feldenkrais One of the Keys to AGING COMFORTABLY is MULTI-DIMENSIONALITY.  Think about it as opening a vast internal landscape of sensation, enhanced perception, and untapped movement potential.  Jane and Marilyn draw… Continue Reading

Life Direction, Purpose, Callings

How do you identify a “real” Calling, an action or direction in life that is an expression of the heart and soul of who you really are? It’s not the voice coming from your “head” that always knows.  It seems to have ideas that are more aligned with what you “should” do or what the… Continue Reading

Keys to Aging Comfortably

What is generally accepted as a normal aging process may be more the result of habitual misuse over the years.  The good news is that habits of movement and posture can change and improve with age.  The key is to know how to communicate to your nervous system, to learn new, more natural and efficient… Continue Reading

Aging, Movement Patterns, and Posture

We are creatures of habit.  As we age, if our everyday habits of movement are not aligned with nature’s design, we can begin to experience limitation and discomfort.  This is our body’s way of getting our attention and calling us to do something different.   The Feldenkrais Method® is a wonderful, even enjoyable way to… Continue Reading

AGING COMFORTABLY–New Feldenkrais® Workshop

AGING COMFORTABLY, Taught by Marilyn Hardy and Jane Burdick, Jan. 20th, 2013…1-5pm No matter what condition you’re in, you can improve until the day you die.  Moshe Feldenkrais said that and then gave the world the means to actually enter that process.  Marilyn and Jane have over 50 years of experience between them on this… Continue Reading

Life Direction and Purpose

The New Year brings us face to face with ourselves–our intentions, our resolutions.  It gives us a fresh opportunity to evaluate the direction of our life–to feel into what is truly calling us.  Sometimes callings are clear and bold.  Other times they are subtle or hidden–we know something is up, for we feel a sense of… Continue Reading

Why Feldenkrais® work for Back Pain?

In my private practice in Brunswick and Portland Maine, I frequently work with people who have a variety of back, neck, and hip pain issues.  The Feldenkrais Method® offers an empowering perspective and remedy!  PLAIN AND SIMPLE:  we get into habits in the way we move–habits as a result of stress, injury, or emotional trauma.… Continue Reading

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