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Jump in motion by J. van Wunnik
Jump in motion photo by J. van Wunnik

Feldenkrais in a Nutshell

A Life-Changing Tool

The Feldenkrais Method is a life-changing tool that couples movement with self-awareness to help people resolve their pain, achieve their goals and enhance their lives.  The Method is rooted in a synthesis of Eastern knowledge, Western science, somatic awareness and human development theories.  Its high level of effectiveness for healing and transformation comes from directly engaging the plasticity of the brain.

Faye Berton

Whole-Body Learning

The Feldenkrais Method is a whole-body learning process.  It is a means by which people can learn to listen to and understand the sensory information in their body.  This sensory information is invaluable for resolving chronic pain.  This same sensory information can help someone become a better singer, athlete, lover, etc.  Sensory information can be used to help someone walk safely up and down stairs after an accident or surgery, or to regain self-care skills lost through a neurological disorder.

A Well-Tuned Body

Our body is the instrument through which we live our lives.  Just as a well-tuned musical instrument lends itself more readily to playing good music, a responsive, relaxed and pain-free body makes life easier and more enjoyable.  The Feldenkrais Method is a means of tuning our “instrument” so it better serves us in whatever we want to do.

Feldenkrais® is effective for people of all ages, abilities and states of health.

"Feldenkrais represents a revolution in human health."     Smithsonian Magazine

"The system developed by Moshe Feldenkrais has as much potential for understanding the mind/body relationship as Einstein's general theory of relativity had for physics."     Bernard Lake, M.D.