Author: Sandi

Sandi Goldring is a Feldenkrais® Practitioner and physical therapist. Additionally, he is a lecturer and author and has advanced training in functional anatomy, and many manual modalities, including neuromuscular therapy, craniosacral therapy, and sports massage. His interest in rehabilitation led him to study the Feldenkrais Method as a means of helping people achieve their full human potential. He has conducted Feldenkrais classes since 1995, and he currently directs Advanced Movement Training.

Be Careful What You Wish For…

I never win anything. That’s why I entered this year’s Marine Corps Marathon (MCM) registration lottery. The MCM has been on my bucket list since 2012. In truth, I didn’t want to do the race this year. Instead, I was looking forward to a relaxed summer. With the lottery, I was fully confident that I could service my bucket list and yet avoid feeling bad about not getting in. (Of course, the registration fee would never be charged to my credit card.)

Except that I was picked! In a flash, my non-refundable registration fee was gone, and my laid back summer which hadn’t even arrived yet was already a thing of the past.  The MCM had moved off the Bucket List and onto the Oh F#@k It List!

Now, for the second time, I am nearly half way through my training to racewalk the upcoming MCM.  Two years ago I was also registered for the MCM (different registration process entirely), and at this point in my training, I had injured myself and had to withdraw.

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