Bates Fundamentals and Procedures with Dr. Ray Gottlieb

In this episode of The Naked Eye Podcast, Certified Bates Method Teacher, Nathan Oxenfeld is joined by Dr. Ray Gottlieb as they review some key parts of his Bates Fundamentals & Procedures document, which you can download here: Click Here to Download Dr. Ray Gottlieb’s Bates Fundamentals and Procedures document that we refer to in… Continue reading Bates Fundamentals and Procedures with Dr. Ray Gottlieb

Six Secrets To See More Clearly

Watch the replay of Nathan Oxenfeld’s free webinar titled “Six Steps To See More Clearly”. Click here to enroll in the 6 Month Vision Improvement Program, which starts September 7th! In this eye-opening webinar, Certified Bates Method Teacher, Nathan Oxenfeld, will share six secrets that have the potential to help you decrease your dependence on… Continue reading Six Secrets To See More Clearly

Jnana Vision

The word “Jnana” (pronounced “yah-nah”) is Sanskrit for “knowledge”. Jnana Yoga is the Yoga of Knowledge or the path of Self-inquiry. One way to practice Jnana Yoga is to continually ask yourself “Who Am I?” It is an investigation of identity, an exploration of ego, a consideration of how we think of “I”. Initially, your… Continue reading Jnana Vision

Vision and Posture

Your thoughts, emotions and eyesight are influenced by your posture.

Which came first, the chicken or the egg? Likewise we can ask which came first, poor vision or poor posture? Vision and posture are intricately linked. The eyes are extensions of the brain and therefore a part of our central nervous system. When light strikes the photoreceptor cells (rods and cones) on the retina in the back of the… Continue reading Vision and Posture

Vision Improvement All Day Every Day

A student once asked me, “Do I have to do the Bates Method for the rest of my life?”  At first I replied that he had a choice.  He can either use the Bates Method and maintain or improve his vision naturally for the rest of his life or he can use glasses or contacts… Continue reading Vision Improvement All Day Every Day

Hatha Vision

The word “Hatha” is a Sanskrit word, which is broken down into two parts: “Ha” means “sun” and “tha” means “moon”.  Putting these two opposites together insinuates balance.  The branch of Hatha Yoga refers to the physical path, consisting of Asanas (yoga poses or postures), Pranayama (breath control and manipulation), and Kriyas (purity through proper… Continue reading Hatha Vision

The Six Branches of Integral Eyesight Improvement

As the name implies, Integral Eyesight Improvement integrates several paths toward the achievement of improved eyesight.  The holistic nature of I.E.I. is represented by the interconnected circles in its symbol, which emanates out of an eye, whose shape is formed from two overlapping circles.  Surrounding the central circle are six identical circles whose centers lie… Continue reading The Six Branches of Integral Eyesight Improvement