FELDENKRAIS ® SOUTH AFRICA
Functional Integration ® is the brilliant system of touch devised by Moshe Feldenkrais to help with many chronic conditions. Sessions (you stay clothed and lie well supported on a plinth) are an hour. It is slow and deeply quietening of your system. Feldenkrais can be very useful for: People with neurological difficulties : Parkinsons, strokes, MS. People after surgery such as breast cancer, or back operations, or dealing with the longer-term effects of accidents, trauma or injury. Chronic pain or fatigue sufferers. People with high stress and...
Awareness through Movement ® (ATM) is perhaps the ultimate mind/body class available, with a host of immediate, as well as long-term benefits. You refine sensation and explore how to master movement and gain freedom of movement. The best thing about this kind of change, which happens in the brain itself, is that it is surprisingly easy. Awareness through Movement ® classes develop your kinaesthetic sense - the art of listening to your body and sensations, as the teacher guides the movements. You are mostly lying down, sometimes sitting, st...
Workshops offer a more in-depth experience than a class, and are usually themed around a movement skill set, or part of the body. Courses for health professionals, accredited by South African Society of Physiotherapy, are given several times a year, with CEUs attached. They offer stimulating and useful material for health professionals to incorporate in their existing practices, but do not qualify anyone to practise as a Feldenkrais teacher. Becoming an accredited practitioner requires training abroad over 3-4 years. CPD Accredited Courses Pres...
For distance learners, or as a follow-up, skype lessons are ideal. I can give an Awareness through Movement lesson in the comfort of your own home. You need a mat, stool and your device. Lessons are typically 45 minutes with half-an-hour lesson, and time set aside for any questions or concerns. Contact (click on this) me to set up a convenient time. R200-250. I can also record a tailor-made movement sequence and whatsapp or email the voice recording to you.