The Feldenkrais Method is an innovative movement based treatment and learning method that offers many therapeutic benefits for musculoskeletal injuries and neurological problems. It addresses common difficulties like chronic and acute pain, stress and tension, poor posture, movement and walking limitations, and a general lack of ease. The uniqueness of this Method is that it is truly comprehensive.
Our practitioners and therapists are experts in connecting the way the skeleton, muscles, and nervous system function in the environment.
How are we different
We treat the whole person and not only the injured part.
We address habits as frequent root causes of problems instead of treating just the symptoms or diagnoses.
In order to improve movement and posture, we train the brain not only the muslces.
Our sessions are safe and pleasant.
Who is Dr. Feldenkrais?
Moshe feldenkrais (1904-1984)
Inventor of the Feldenkrais Method
In a career of scientific and creative genius, Moshé Feldenkrais developed a method that connects learning with human health and function.
A distinguished physicist, engineer and scientist, Dr. Feldenkrais worked for many years with Nobel Prize Laureate Fréderic Joliot-Curie at the Curie Institute in Paris, France.
Feldenkrais became the first European to earn a black belt in judo—studying with the Jiguro Kano, the founder of modern judo. Feldenkrais was also a sought after judo instructor, later helping to establish the Judo Club of France.
During his life Dr. Feldenkrais suffered several debilitating knee injuries. After a poor surgical prognosis and the failure of other medical treatments, Feldenkrais was forced to rely on himself. In his progress, he discovered a profound relationship between self-awareness, learning and movement that led him to a full recovery.
Dr. Feldenkrais used his rigorous background in physics, engineering and martial arts to create hundreds of lessons that improve human function. His method has helped thousands of people—many of them previously labeled “hopeless cases”—to improve not only their health and physical functioning, but also their self image and well being.
Dr. Feldenkrais’ insights continue to be confirmed by the latest research in the fields of medicine, neurophysiology and education.