The Feldenkrais® Method of somatic education
"Making the impossible possible, the possible easy, and the easy elegant." – MOSHE FELDENKRAIS
The Feldenkrais Method® is an innovative system of neuromuscular re-education. By better organizing our mind-body connection through somatic awareness, The Feldenkrais Method® can help expand our options for moving and living more fully, efficiently, creatively and comfortably.
Using subtle movement and heightened awareness, students break down habitual behaviors into smaller, more subtle component parts.
Learning and change become possible through mindful attention, curiosity, and playful experimentation thus re-establishing connections between sensorimotor cortex and nervous system. (Connections that may have been disturbed through habitual misuse, tension, or injury).
Focusing on developmentally-based patterns of behavior, students can rediscover movement range and ease.
With greater movement efficiency, students enhance their potential to excel, whether in high performance activities such as in sports and the arts or simply living more fully.
"What I'm after isn't flexible bodies, but flexible brains. What I'm after is to restore each person to their human dignity." – MOSHE FELDENKRAIS
The Feldenkrais Method is remarkable among movement modalities because of the focus on LEARNING. Whether in group classes or through individual sessions, by practicing the Method we:
“Movement is life; life is a process. Improve the quality of the process and you improve the quality of life itself.” – MOSHE FELDENKRAIS