If you want to make a shift in your life, to experience a more authentic, true-to-yourself way of being, if you wish you could move in a more relaxed, powerful, and integrated way; if you want to move more intelligently, more freely, if you want to improve your skeletal alignment, or your gait, it would be my pleasure to work with you.
I am a Feldenkrais practitioner working with individuals and with groups. I practice in Manhattan and in Westchester. I strive to create an environment most conducive to learning, and uniquely tailored to each person. A healthy, safe, and creative learning environment. We are all born with an innate ability, an incredible potential to move, to function with ease, grace and even with pleasure.
Moshe Feldenkrais said “What I'm after isn't flexible bodies, but flexible minds, and to restore each person to their human dignity.”
When I first discovered the Feldenkrais Method, 25 years ago, it was about getting rid of a severe backache. The pain quickly shifted and eventually disappeared, but I was left with a notable sense of an opportunity that shouldn’t be missed. The promise of a more pleasurable way of being.
I teach and learn together with my students to pay attention, to examine the way you organize yourself for basic daily functions. You can learn to sense, to discern and improve the use of gravity and ground forces.
I work with people seeking to improve their gait, posture and flexibility. I work with people looking to increase their vitality, or needing relief from chronic pain. I work with people recovering from surgeries and injuries, and I work with athletes, musicians and performers. I often work with people suffering mild to severe neurological challenges due to stroke, coma, or other traumatic brain injuries.
One of my favorites quotes from Moshe is:
“Nothing is permanent about our behavior patterns except our belief that they are so.”