The Feldenkrais Method® of somatic education uses gentle movement and directed attention to help people learn new and more effective ways of living the life they want. With proven benefits to professional athletes, actors, and dancers, as well as those with pain or severe limitations, Feldenkrais can increase your ease and range of motion, improve your flexibility and coordination.
Moshe Feldenkrais said, “We move according to our perceived self-image.” By expanding your perception and increasing awareness, you will become more aware of your habits and tensions and develop new ways of moving. By increasing sensitivity, the Feldenkrais Method assists you to live your life more fully, efficiently, and comfortably.
"Make the impossible possible, the
possible easy, and the easy elegant... "
Moshe Feldenkrais’ method is the only objective system of movement training I know of.
Anna Halprin, founder Dancers Workshop & Tamalpa Institute
Feldenkrais has studied the body in movement with a precision that I have found nowhere else.
Peter Brook, Film and Stage Director
Dr. Feldenkrais’ method is the most sophisticated and effective method I have seen for the prevention and reversal of deterioration of function. We’re condemning millions of people to a deteriorated old age that’s not necessary.
Margaret Mead, Ph.D., Anthropologist
The Feldenkrais exercises are ingenious and simple.
Yehudi Menuhin, Concert Violinist
The Feldenkrais Method is a tremendous resource for the musician – both technically and mentally.
Toshiko Kohno, Principal Flutist, National Symphony Orchestra
The Feldenkrais Method is a breakthrough in exercise technology.
William I. Koch, Winner 1992 America’s Cup
The Feldenkrais Method has allowed me to play pain free golf, without worrying about injury.
Duffy Waldorf, PGA Tour Golfer
The Feldenkrais Method has shown me how to balance my body and improve my flexibility.
Chris Dudley, ex-NBA and New York Knicks Player
Awareness Through Movement
Guided, mindful movement classes
Feldenkrais® group classes are known as Awareness Through Movement® (ATM®) lessons. Similar to Tai Chi or gentle yoga, Awareness Through Movement classes use slow, mindful movements to achieve powerful effects in terms of strength and flexibility.
Customized, 1-on-1 sessions
Feldenkrais® private sessions are known as Functional Integration® (FI®) lessons. Functional Integration lessons use gentle, non-invasive touch to create expanded possibilities for new movement patterns which are more comfortable, efficient, and useful.