Feldenkrais® ~ Awareness Through Movement®

The Feldenkrais Method® of somatic education is experienced in two formats:
  • Awareness Through Movement® group classes and 
  • Functional Integration® individual private lessons.
 
1. Awareness Through Movement® (aka "ATM") group classes in the Pacific Northwest. 
Taught by Guild Certified Feldenkrais Teachers®. 
Most classes are open to beginners. Check times and locations: 
Portland area classes: http://www.feldenkrais.com/events/atm/OR/Portland
Seattle area classes: http://www.FeldenkraisTeachersInSeattle.com/Index.html 
Vancouver BC classes: http://www.feldenkrais.com/events/atm/BC/Vancouver
Victoria BC classes: http://www.feldenkrais.com/events/atm/BC/Victoria


See comments below for additional ongoing classes and special events.  
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2. Functional Integration® (aka “FI”) individual private lessons. 

Vital Human: Community Feldenkrais® Clinic in Portland.
3rd Sun of every month, noon-5pm. Improve the quality of your life. Low-fee, 45-minute FUNCTIONAL INTEGRATION  clinic, by appointment  only, $25. Mission to introduce participants to the FELDENKRAIS METHOD of Somatic Education. Clinic at Hipbone Studio, 1847 E. Burnside St. Details and schedule online. Learn more at: http://www.vitalhuman.org/
West Seattle Community Feldenkrais Clinic: Every other Tuesday 12:30 – 3:30pm at the West Seattle Senior Center. A place for community to gather in the spirit of learning. 1-on-1 FELDENKRAIS lessons in a public environment. Learn more: http://westseattlefeldenkraisclinic.blogspot.com/

Learn more about the Feldenkrais Method®:
>Brief overview by Alan Questel, Guild Certified Feldenkrais Teacher and Trainer: 

http://www.uncommonsensing.com/-THE-FELDENKRAIS-METHOD-of-Somatic-.html

>Another overview with a bit more on the history, from the Feldenkrais Guild® of North America website:

http://www.feldenkrais.com/method/article/the_feldenkrais_method_an_overview/
>Informative article on thinking, feeling, sensing and moving by Alan Questel:
http://www.uncommonsensing.com/-THE-WHAT-AND-THE-HOW-.html  
>The Resources page on the nature of movement website includes articles, videos, books, and links
 to learn more about the Feldenkrais Method: http://thenatureofmovement.com/resources/
>Among Moshe Feldenkrais' talents was the martial art of Judo. Learn more about the connection between Judo and the Feldenkrais Method:
   https://movementarts.wordpress.com/cross-pollination-we-learn-from-each-other/

Links to videos about the Feldenkrais Method:  
>A ten minute video introducing the Feldenkrais Method with focus on improving movement. Includes lots of pictures of group classes:
 http://youtu.be/e_i5QuIqcQo
or click: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e_i5QuIqcQo
>A five minute video explaining the Feldenkrais Method's potential by Russell Delman:
http://youtu.be/tC0Whg1A7Ow
>This video is a delightful preparation for what an ATM class might be like
 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D9Ko7U1pLlg&feature=popt1bus02&hd=1
>More videos about the Feldenkrais Method courtesy of Irene Gutteridge on vimeo:
 http://vimeo.com/13598879 

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4 Responses to “Feldenkrais® ~ Awareness Through Movement®”

  1. Reversible shoulder roll slow motion « Space To Move ~ Balance & Coordination Says:

    […] training as one of the origins of this conditioing exercise. This practice is also found in the Feldenkrais Method‘s Awareness Through Movement® lessons. Sometimes called “the judo roll lesson,” […]

  2. spacetomove Says:

    West Seattle Awareness Through Movement classes, Wednesdays 12:00 – 1:00, 6023 SW Admiral Way, Seattle WA: http://www.alkimoves.com/

  3. Space To Move Says:

    This fifteen minute video by Mary Spire includes demonstration of a one-on-one Functional Integration® session from the sitting posture. Also includes an excerpt of an Awareness Through Movement® group class: http://youtu.be/17HVMiCM0tU

  4. Teresa Sabo Says:

    Class Listing: Feldenkrais Fundamentals…Awareness Through Movement: Mondays 10:30 a.m. through March 25th. Massage & Movement Therapies 605 N. E. Savannah Drive, Suite 3. Bend, OR. Instructor: Teresa Sabo, GCFP


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