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

Published in the Holistic Eye Care edition of Natural Awakenings

I’m thrilled to be featured in this month’s edition of Natural Awakenings Magazine, which is a nationwide publication dedicated to healthy living through natural approaches. One of their features this month is Holistic Eye Care, and I was asked to submit a short article teaching a simple and applicable practice that readers can implement to… Continue reading Published in the Holistic Eye Care edition of Natural Awakenings

Bates Method 101: Palming

Below is an instructional video about Palming, a central practice of the Bates Method of natural eyesight improvement. Most people overwork their eyes and do not give them sufficient rest. I always recommend that people palm every day. Right when I wake up I palm my eyes before I start my day and right before… Continue reading Bates Method 101: Palming

How Do You Relax Your Eyes?

Before finding out how to relax your eyes, let’s explore why you need to relax your eyes in the first place. What difference does it make if your eyes are tense or relaxed? Let’s do a little experiment. Clench your hands. Do you think you would be able to paint a beautiful picture with a… Continue reading How Do You Relax Your Eyes?