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.
- A) Find a teacher near you: http://www.feldenkrais.com/practitioners/find/
- B) Get a taste of what a private lesson entails by participating in a community clinic:
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:
>Another overview with a bit more on the history, from the Feldenkrais Guild® of North America website:
>Informative article on thinking, feeling, sensing and moving by Alan Questel:
>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:
>A five minute video explaining the Feldenkrais Method's potential by Russell Delman:
>This video is a delightful preparation for what an ATM class might be like:
>More videos about the Feldenkrais Method courtesy of Irene Gutteridge on vimeo: http://vimeo.com/13598879
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