We MUST always start by loving and accepting them exactly as they are.
How do you know when you are in your body and when you are not, if you have never had the experience?
One of the ways cellular consciousness can be applied is in regards to spasticity due to CNS injury.
A key distinction is to differentiate between collapsing to diminish effort and discovering how to yield and rebound as the foundation for ease, articulability, and strength. This process requires opening awareness to what we are actually doing.
What comes first, perception or change of movement pattern?
The seeds of my explorations lie in both dance and therapy. As a lifelong dancer, from the womb to my now seventies, I have sought how to fully know and express the vibrant spirit that enlivens this body in which I live.
A wonderful comment came in about Bonnie’s post on a exploration of the Relationship between the Center of the Scapula and the Center of the Wrist.
In this quote, I was referring to the aspects of the nervous system that directs our patterns of response – our brain to cell pathways. To release these pathways, we open cell to brain pathways. We enter the path of somatic inquiry – a field of infinite possibilities.
We are excited to announce new Body-Mind Centering® programs in Melbourne, Australia and New York City, United States!
A simple exploration from Bonnie on the relationship between the center of the scapula and the center of the wrist.
How can we make ourselves aware of our bones so that our muscular system doesn’t come in to compensate, get overtaxed, and put us out of balance?
How can freeing your ribs from your spine and having awareness of the movement of your xiphoid process change the quality and ease of your movement?
How can we learn to balance if we are afraid of falling, especially if we have a history of injuries, stiffness or other mobility issues, is a very challenging question.
I understand the first two sentences but what do you mean by, “Process is based on relationship”?
We are very excited to announce that Bonnie’s new book, Basic Neurocellular Patterns: Exploring Developmental Movement, is available for preorder!