Awareness and Grace
The Feldenkrais Method®




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The Feldenkrais Method® improves physical and mental functioning by fostering awareness of what we are doing and how we are doing it. It is useful for anyone wanting to enhance the quality of his or her daily life and activities as well as for people who are recovering from various injuries and ailments.


Feldenkrais® practioner, Carolyn Fleg

The Feldenkrais Method® is a mind-body approach to movement and learning. It is a somatic practice, which means we believe our parts make up the whole of us and that one aspect of our human functioning has a direct effect on the others. In Feldenkrais® the way in or approach is through movement. Through awareness of what we do and how we do it, we learn about how we move and how we learn. Many people notice that the awareness and ease they discover in class often spreads to other areas of their lives.
  
Who can benefit from Feldenkrais Awareness Through Movement® classes?
Athletes, musicians, artists, actors, dancers, singers, martial artists, computer operators, students… and more.
 
What can it help improve?
Flexibility, strength, coordination, balance, efficiency, learning, breathing, speech, communication, self-image, injury prevention and recovery, pain management, recovery from surgery, stress and fatigue reduction, the quality of life.
 
What happens in an Awareness Through Movement® (ATM) class?
A practitioner uses verbal instruction to guide you through movement sequences. Lessons are often done lying down or in sitting though there are also standing lessons.

What happens in a Functrional Integration® (FI) lesson?
Functional Integration® is an individualized lesson between a practitioner and a student and includes a more hands-on approach. The practitioner touches, moves, and guides the student to investigate existing and new ways of moving.
 
What should I wear?
Warm, comfortable non-binding clothing (including a few layers so you can moderate your temperature) and socks.

How do I begin?
Contact me
to schedule a Functrional Integration® (FI) lesson or to attend an Awareness Through Movement® (ATM) class.

Please visit my blog for an ongoing discussion of the Feldenkrais Method®