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September 19, 2017 @ 3:18 pm

GA Lesson 1 & 2

A very basic sitting rotation and a side lying & back lying basic lesson

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June 23, 2017 @ 1:44 pm

Neck Pain, Aches & Pain Simple Pain relief for the Office

Chronic and recurrent neck pain is very common, simple aches and pain in the big muscles at the base of the neck. This simple short recording can be done in the office, plane, train or the kitchen, you only need a desk or table, chair and some padding to go under your elbows.

 

Enjoy

Xxx Jill WW

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November 8, 2016 @ 9:45 am

Sit to Stand with awareness & relaxation

A 15 minutes process combining awareness of self use & gentle play during the simple process of sitting to standing with relaxation. This lesson is an excellent practice to use at the end of a busy day, at a break, even on a plane journey. 

During the lesson you will be working in sitting, on a comfortable chair of your choice 

I have a new website www.artofhumanbeing.uk where you can comment, or contact me direct about clinic help or web based clinic support.

In addition there is the facebook group, which you can link to from the page.

My twitter is @wigmore_welsh
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April 5, 2016 @ 8:07 am

Hello Diaphragm

This is a lesson in lying for a sunny day, or even a hospital stay. Make sure you are comfortable and wont be disturbed. It starts a little sharp but soon blends into a relaxing process

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March 16, 2016 @ 5:10 am

Breathing & Shifting Attention

Breathing, just how much attention do we give it when life is in balance? Its just an action we take for granted, our heart beats, we breathe.

Many people I coach find life stressful. The say that people and events cause upset. They might be worry warriers, very good at taking on the burden of responsibility. Perhaps, as someone once told me, they "think a lot", dwell on this and that, run back over events and wonder if they could have been better made a choice.

Ill health can cause worry, fear about the future, prognosis, death, pain, loss.Sometimes guilt is there as well, the feeling that you are somehow to blame for the health problem you have.

People can feel strange feelings that seem to manifest from within their body. Sensations of pain, dizziness, tinnitus, eyesite change, hearing change. This attention call can cause upset, can start worry and fear and a sense of isolation.

Some people make presentations which they dislike, standing in front of large groups. Some loath flying but have to travel for work, some hate lifts but work or live at a high rise height.

Discovering a little about body habits associated with breathing can help control. Having a small sense of control can bring hope. Having hope can lift mood and bring a smile.

This short process can be done in the imagination, real time in a room or out walking. 
It is a Body Sensing & Movement Awareness Process (BSMA) which is my own work.

Its an element in RAPP: the Recovery & Performance Programe

More details on my website : www.borntomove.org.uk
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January 21, 2016 @ 6:30 am

Laughter for No Reason

Most every day laughter is part of my healthy practice. Most mornings when trotingt round my kitchen I have a great laugh. Laughter Yoga is a well established practice and I'm a certified Laughter Yoga Leader & Laughter Facilitator.

Join me in the short process, open your lungs and make some noise while you chortle and giggle and smile.
At some points on the recording the sound is quite loud, so set the volume low. Fortunately my neighbours are tolerant and cope with my djembe playing as well.
Look after yourself and remember, laughter is very very infectious so watch out that while you listen to this you dont get the whole train carriage giggling with you.
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January 19, 2016 @ 11:32 am

Lying on Your Front Contact & Breathing

Today I worked with a client who has been to see me for several years. He is a very keen runner and injured his calf on a 10K. After putting on my HCPC Registered PT hat and completing a full assessment of his injury, advising on management etc. we chatted about scanning & habits. 

This pod is in part something we spent a few moments exploring during his lesson today.
Because I have few scanning resources up on here I thought best to add another tool to the box
Remember these pods are not meant to be any form of medical treatment etc. 
Take care lying on your front and make sure you are comfy, change your position as often as you like and go gently
 
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January 2, 2016 @ 10:47 am

Moving an Arm 2

This is not intended to be a substitute for medical treatment, is you are not sure if its OK to physically do a lesson please ask your physician. However lessons can be done in the imagination. 

This lesson is in sitting with forearm supported, we explore how we can sense the contact and how we can make changes to capability to sense the arm and how we could use this ability
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January 2, 2016 @ 4:12 am

Moving an Arm

This lesson is perfromed in sitting with an arm supported by the arm of the chair. As with all lessons this is not intended to be a medical intervention, if you are not sure if you are OK to do a lesson then check with your physician first. However any lesson can be done in the imagination or with an unaffected limb. 

During this short lesson we explore the effect of varying speed of movement on ability to sense and feel
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February 16, 2015 @ 4:00 pm

Simply Sitting & Breathing Mindfully

Sitting at the desk a nice simple breathing process to develop mindful awareness of your body. a 13 minute break to recharge and attend to your rib cage

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January 2, 2012 @ 9:37 am

Pain Management 3

Pain Management 1 & 2 must becompleted prior to this part

The series is not intended as a replacement for medical treatment but may help as part of a plan of managed care.

The three processes are designed to be done in order

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June 27, 2011 @ 2:24 pm

Attended breathing

A simple 16 minute process exploring the differences in breathing focussing on the right the left side of the lungs. Attention is drawn to the movement of the spine in side flexion and also pressures on the chair. The lesson is done in sitting

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June 14, 2010 @ 11:51 am

Sliding Hands

This 16 minute process is helpful for neck and shoulder tensions and also to help you to ground yourself in the middle of a stressful day

All done in sitting at your desk this lesson can be completed during a lunchbreak or while you wait for your coffee to cool down

The movements are interspersed with some slow deep breathing to help you to calm a little

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June 8, 2010 @ 5:16 am

Belly Breathing

Breathing is a natural thing.

But how many folk give any thought to the way that they breathe ?

Discovering how you breathe provides deep insight into the cause of your muscle aches and pain.

How you respond to everyday life with physical tensioning is an important message from your body.

Overlook the messages, maybe because they are so habitual that you cant feel them and your body will provide you with more and more messages.

What we call stress is imbalance in our homeostasis, the balance between our physiology and the environment.

This 15 minute lesson introduces belly breathing and draws attention to the way muscle tension changes as you breathe with the base of your lungs and top of your lungs.

Jill Wigmore-Welsh

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June 4, 2010 @ 4:53 am

Just Finger Tips

As my dog wanders around here as I record I am watching her gentle walking and remembering how we have developed our amazing hands from animal ancestors. A brief look at animal anatomy shows how similar the tendons and muscle configurations are.

This lesson involves moving fingers and noticing

You will be working on the right hand for the whole lesson. However if you wish you can do the whole lesson on the left hand or do the right hand then rewind and repeat for the left.

Its up to you to choose to do exactly what you want

Have lovely day

Jill Wigmore -Welsh

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November 13, 2009 @ 8:05 am

1st Pod Easy Rotation in Sitting

This lesson is performed in sitting, and takes approximately 16 minutes.

During the lesson you are introduced to the relationship between movements in your rib cage and head turning.

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November 9, 2009 @ 12:08 pm

A trance induction for sleep

This pod was written for a friend who has difficulty sleeping. While its not a Feldenkrais process, it is health promoting and could help you if you cant sleep easily.

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