I have always loved Valentine’s Day, mostly because of the pretty decorations, but no Valentine’s Day could possibly compare to my first Feldenkrais Valentine’s Day.
I was in the second week of Feldenkrais Training, and deeply engaged in an Awareness Through Movement lesson. During a rest, I opened my eyes and looked up at the ceiling. I was lying directly under a chandelier, which could be a little disconcerting in itself if you think about it. But, draped over the chandelier were long, loopy strands of red foil hearts.
I tilted my head as my brain started to register, “Oooooo, pretty….” I felt myself smile as I tilted my head the other way. “Oooooo, even prett-i-er!” I began to roll my head against the floor and saw the multitude of hearts...