What is a Feldenkrais class?
Feldenkrais classes target how to reduce stress and help prevent joint and muscular pain. You will learn gentle yet efficient Feldenkrais exercises that you can work with at home to improve your daily movement and body awareness.
What is the Feldenkrais Method?
The Feldenkrais Method of somatic education addresses how we move and how we can change our movement. This is achieved by using fundamental movement patterns to develop awareness and improve movement and postural habits. Learning is directed towards moving with minimum effort and maximum efficiency.
What are fundamental movement patterns?
These are the first movements that we learn as infants that lead to coordinated actions such as, rolling, pushing, crawling, standing, walking etc. As adults, we sometimes lose these movements due to injury, trauma, inactive lifestyles or adverse working conditions.
How does the Feldenkrais Method work?
The Feldenkrais method is practiced and taught in both individual and group classes. In group classes the teacher verbally proposes inhabitual and novel movement sequences leading to new and more efficient coordination patterns.