Feldenkrais method


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Feldenkrais method

(ˈfɛldənˌkraɪs)
n
(Self-help) a system of gentle movements that promote flexibility, coordination, and self-awareness
[C20: after Moshe Feldenkrais (1904–84), Russian-born engineer who developed it]

Feldenkrais method

Developed by Moshe Feldenkrais, this is a series of exercises designed to realign the skeleton and make the body move with minimum effort and maximum efficiency, improving posture and general health.
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Niurca Marquez chose to train in the Feldenkrais method because of what it could offer her as a contemporary flamenco dancer and teacher.
The overall purpose of the thesis was to evaluate how sensory motor learning, which has its roots in the Feldenkrais method, affected patients with long-term back pain who had previously not been helped by any treatment.
It can be argued that body mapping has clear conceptual links with Grotowski's Via Negativa, the Alexander Technique and the Feldenkrais Method.
Common forms of exercise can worsen their pain and fatigue; yet without exercising, their condition deteriorates Sabine Miller, who has CFS, found a solution in the Feldenkrais method and in a form of qi gong called bone-breathing.
During the trek, he taught himself to walk in a different way, practicing and retraining his brain in the Feldenkrais method, and by the end of his journey was pain-free.
The Effect of the Feldenkrais Method On Pain and Anxiety In People Experiencing Chronic Low Back Pain.
A poet, a dancer, a choreographer, a practitioner of the Feldenkrais Method of somatic education, and a former steelworker, Louise Morgan Runyon draws upon her many years of diverse life experiences in her poetry and by doing so infuses it with a very special perspective that will resonate within her reader's mind's eye.
Principles of various approaches are described, including Tai Chi, Pilates, yoga, the Feldenkrais method and dance therapy.
With physical therapists and other medical professionals in mind, Browne, a physical therapist and practitioner of the Feldenkrais Method, details the use of non-traditional movement in physical therapy for orthopedic conditions or injuries and for use in facilitating better movement.