Longmont, CO (PRWEB) March 16, 2013
Miriam Levenson’s new video and audio products for pain-free gardening are now available at the The Feldenkrais Store - just in time for fall gardening. As with summer gardening, many of the activities involved in fall gardening, from raking and pruning to harvesting and planting bulbs, can lead to pain, muscle strain, and injury. Most gardening pain, states Levenson, is caused by skeletal misalignment and the overwork of the muscles, tissues and joints of the body. Through “awareness and good movement habits” this discomfort, which most gardeners accept as the inevitable consequence of gardening, can be reversed.
In her Effortless Gardening audio and video, Levenson, a Guild Certified Feldenkrais Practitioner(cm), has developed a set of exercises and tips based upon the Feldenkrais Method® which are specifically designed to help the gardener avoid pain and injury. Using her suggestions and practices, the gardener can look forward to a worry-free harvest and preparation for winter.
Levinson’s audio, available as CDs or MP3s, take the student through a series of Feldenkrais Lessons and coaching sessions created to enhance awareness and lead to a new ease of movement. "The topics include:
Each lesson is accompanied by a coaching session with suggestions for practical applications in the garden. The student is shown how to apply his or her new awareness and knowledge in such activities as pruning, planting, raking and pushing a wheel barrow.
In her video, available as a DVD or an MP4, Levinson explores the causes for the pain associated with different aspects of gardening, and demonstrates, in a very concrete way, how to avoid the factors leading to what she terms, “the pain equation.” "In this video, the gardener will learn how to:
While the audio and video complement each other, they each take a different approach and focus on different aspects of pain prevention through the Feldenkrais Method. All of Levenson’s gardening products are available at the Feldenkrais Store, and are highly recommended for effortless, joyful, and pain-free gardening.