What is

The Feldenkrais Method?

EDUCATION

  • Neuro-muscular re-education for improved movement and well-being

  • Learn to move gracefully and efficiently 

  • Learn to organize your movement better as you learn about your natural movement patterns

  • Discover your habitual movement patterns and how they may be contributing to your discomfort

EXPERIENCE

  • Breathing, sensing, feeling and thinking are part of the learning format for learning better movement

  • Opportunity to feel what you do naturally and contrast with movement that requires more effort

  • Utilizing visualization as you connect with feeling

  • Empowering as you learn efficient movement and ways to avoid over working

PRACTICAL SKILLS

  • Movement skills you can use for life through all stages

  • Skills that are not taught in traditional learning or exercise settings

  • Helps to navigate aging more gracefully

  • Helps you to recover quicker from injuries

HOW IT WORKS

  • Uses directed attention to different parts of the body

  • Gentle, small movements exploring natural movement patterns

  • Gives the student opportunity to discover their movement habits

  • Learning by giving the nervous system new options

BENEFITS

  • Increased kinesthetic awareness

  • Increased understanding of one's movement habits

  • Decreased pain and muscular tension

  • More options for moving 

  • Increased flexibility and mobility

  • Self-knowledge to prevent injuries

  • Ability to move with less effort and have more energy

  • Improved self-esteem and confidence

  • Increased mental awareness and creativity

  • Improved posture and breathing

  • Safe movement for any age or skill level

Throughout our lives, our bodies are ever changing. Empowering yourself through learning efficient self-use of your body not only can help you to feel more at ease and relaxed, but can allow you to avoid unnecessary pain and discomfort. Illness and accidents can contribute to dysfunction, but many times, misuse of one's body can be the major contributing factor.

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