It's experiential, not abstract. If you feel desperate, and have tried everything else for pain, Awareness Through Movement allows you to experience the pleasure of your body being all connected.
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I have chronic pain. It started with a frozen shoulder that was very painful and lasted for over 3 years. During my rehab I was compensating in a way that caused more neck and jaw pain. I tried chiropractors, acupuncture, physical therapy and finally decided to go to another doctor in the spine clinic, for a 2nd opinion. That doctor told me, “I think you could benefit from doing the Feldenkrais Method.”
That was 10 years ago, and now I am a Feldenkrais practitioner. These classes are a wonderful complement to any medical treatment or exercise program. Feldenkrais is more than just movement. For me, it is a lifelong practice. I hope you try these intriguing, gentle, supportive classes to learn more about the body-mind connection and enhance your well being.
I teach group classes with a non-profit organization S3NSE. A variety of practitioners teach with S3NSE, and currently the on line classes are free of charge.
Monday's & Wednesday's at 1 - 2pm Pacific Time
Saturday's at 10am Pacific Time
Please register by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org, and mention Heal.me
I offer private sessions. You may benefit from individual, hands on sessions to experience how lightly you can be touched, be supported, and learn how to integrate these sensations into functional movement patterns. I am re-mapping the body and giving the person a different experience of themselves. My studio is located in Cupertino, CA or I can work personally with you on zoom.
How do you move through life? I create a judgement free space, a clear channel, for you to experience freedom of movement. Your experience matters as much as mine. Feldenkrais is a kind method. We frequently pause to refresh our attention, to reflect, and absorb changes.
What does connection feel like in your body? Moving forward, reaching, breathing, open, playful. I use my hands and give verbal instructions to help you improve your connection, to reclaim yourself.
1st, I want to make the client comfortable. What are the boundaries of comfort? I'm holding your feet. Does that make you feel comfortable or uneasy? Are there any areas you don't want me to touch? Are there any areas you want me to touch? and, you can change your mind at any time.
2nd, I use my observation skills. I ask different questions, with my hands, and listen to how you like to move. Where is something stuck and how can we get it flowing again? It's like a puzzle. Going slowly, gently.
My mother was a midwife in China in the 1920's. She was ahead of her time. She lived in good health to age 99. It inspires me to pass on my knowledge to help others. The Feldenkrais Method is not well known, it's like the best kept secret. It may not be for everyone, but it is reliable and it works.
The Method was developed by Dr. Moshe Feldenkrais (1904-1984). Feldenkrais practitioners undertake training over 4 years, which is accredited by the FGNA. www.feldenkrais.com