Cerebral palsy and the Feldenkrais Method

By |January 11th, 2015|

Cerebral Palsy and the Feldenkrais Method® By Greg Dennis

The Feldenkrais Southern California Movement Institute and its practitioners have experience and success using the Feldenkrais Method® with people of all ages who have cerebral palsy. This work includes both the hands-on method of Functional Integration® lessons, and teaching people with CP through Awareness Through Movement® classes.

The […]

Aging Elegantly

By |January 9th, 2015|

Aging Elegantly by Mark Reese, Ph.D.

“Old age…begins with the self-imposed restrictions on forming new body patterns. First, one selects attitudes and postures to fit an assumed dignity and so rejects certain actions, such as sitting on the floor or jumping, which then soon become impossible to perform. The resumption and reintegration of even these simple […]

About Moshé Feldenkrais and The Feldenkrais Method

By |January 8th, 2015|

About Moshé Feldenkrais and The Feldenkrais Method® by Mark Reese, Ph.D.

Moshé Feldenkrais was born in Russia in 1904 and emigrated to Palestine at the age of 13. Like many innovators, he came to his field by a circuitous route, weaving together numerous influences. As a young man, he was an excellent athlete, a soccer player […]

The Feldenkrais Method and Dynamic System Principles

By |January 7th, 2012|

The Feldenkrais Method and Dynamic System Principles by Mark Reese, Ph.D.

These notes were originally written to Esther Thelen in order to introduce her to the Feldenkrais Method after reading, with great appreciation, her book, A Dynamic Systems Approach to the Development of Cognition and Action.

Moshe Feldenkrais was a brilliant innovator of movement education techniques, and […]