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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As someone from the somatic persuasion (the Feldenkrais Method), I've always felt my gift to the field is being able to put into words how an artist moves differently than the person next to them.
After examining three related approaches to somatic education, a multiple case study was conducted on three professional voice teachers, each of whom is also certified in the somatic education disciplines of the Alexander Technique, the Feldenkrais Method, or Hanna Somatic Education.
Many voice teachers have heard of the Feldenkrais Method, but are uncertain what it is.
To get on the road to recovery, look for a strength-training programme - "or if you are severely deconditioned, opt for something gentle that will get you moving, like the Alexander Technique or the Feldenkrais Method".
They discuss the science behind these therapies, including psychoneuroimmunology and quantum physics and systems theory; energy techniques; body work, including myofascial release, therapeutic massage and rehabilitation, craniosacral therapy, complete decongestive therapy, and the Ida Rolf method of structural integration; mind-body work, including T'ai Chi, biofeedback, yoga, the Feldenkrais method, and pilates; and energy work, including Reiki, Qi gong, acupuncture, and therapeutic touch.
Malkoff, MD at The Feldenkrais Center continues to provide immediate pain relief using the Feldenkrais Method, creating individually tailored solutions for people in pain.
Yoga, the Alexander technique for spine alignment and the Feldenkrais method for awareness of the self and the surroundings fall under the healing arts.
Some of the less common therapies presented are Alexander technique, ayurveda, Feldenkrais method, flower therapies, Reiki, and tai chi.
He mentioned something called the Feldenkrais Method. It didn't ring a bell either.
Tellington-Jones' study of the Feldenkrais method of "Awareness Through Movement" sparked a shift in her thinking about touch and movement in animals.
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.