Named after its originator, Dr. Moshe Feldenkrais, a physicist, the Feldenkrais Method focuses on helping people to expand their range of motion and improve breathing and body alignment. The system uses more than 1000 different exercises to help the body reprogram the brain for better mind/body function. Feldenkrais teachers can work with students either one-on-one or in group settings.
In a session, the Feldenkrais practitioner communicates the movements through slow, gentle touch. Comfortably clothed, the student is led through a series of precise movements that alter habitual patterns and provide new learning directly to the neuromuscular system. Due to the non-intrusive nature of the Feldenkrais Method, it has been found very effective for those with physical handicaps that prevent more traditional types of bodywork.
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Three to four-year Feldenkrais professional training for professional certification.