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Ignite DC #6

Steven Shafarman

How to Outgrow Pain and Problems

When we experience pain or some problem, normally, we look for a way to treat, fix, solve, cure, or relieve it. I’ve been exploring a different paradigm, based on the way very young children learn to walk and talk and make sense of the world. As very young children learn to walk, they leave crawling behind. They outgrow crawling. My idea is that we adults can apply a similar learning process to outgrow back pain, asthma, arthritis, depression, and many other problems. Moreover, I’m confident that this new paradigm will prove to be more powerful and effective than conventional approaches, with huge economic advantages.

About Steven Shafarman:

Steven Shafarman is the creator of FlexAware®, an approach to healing, fitness, and exercise that helps people at any age rediscover the ease and skill we knew when we were healthy young children. He has taught in Europe, Israel, Australia, and Argentina. In Washington DC, he is affiliated with National Integrated Health Associates, a leading holistic medical, dental, and naturopathic center. He is the author of five books, including Awareness Heals: the Feldenkrais Method for Dynamic Health, which presents the work of his mentor, Dr. Moshe Feldenkrais. Steve’s most recent book is Peaceful, Positive Revolution: Economic Security for Every American.

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