We offer classes and private sessions using Anat Baniel "Awareness Through Movement" (R) and Funtional Synthesis.
As with the group lessons, the outcomes are transformational and immediate. In addition, she has taken the remarkable body of knowledge and practice and developed it so it can be used to meet unique needs. Now practitioners can specialize working in the areas of children with special needs; vitality and anti-aging; pain relief; and high performers.
"Movement is life. Life is a process. Improve the quality of the movement and you improve the quality of life itself." - Moshe Feldenkrais
The Essentials of Vitality are qualities healthy children have that, when reintroduced in adulthood, reverse many of the common symptoms of aging and provide people access to easy, fluid, and coordinated movement; flexibility and strength; greater health and comfort in the body; alert, vibrant thinking; richer and greater capacity to feel; emotional and spiritual evolution; and most importantly, access to ones authentic self. These essentials are also the means by which the brain continues to learn and grow." -Anat Baniel - The Anat Baniel Method
"What I am after is not flexible bodies, but flexible minds. What I am after is restoring people to their human dignity" ~ Moshe Feldenkrais, D.Sc ~
"Awareness Through Movement" (R)
Feldenkrais "Awareness Through Movement Lessons" (R) students temporarily set aside habitual patterns, thereby enjoying freer, easier movement, and gaining more accurate and complete perception of the body and movement in general.
ATM emphasizes improving brain-body communication over stretching and straining immediately so people experience a safer and longer lasting change in their posture, movement and body image than if they worked out using force and will power.
Regardless of your level of physical fitness, the body begins to work better immediately because the intelligence of the whole persontheir brain, muscles and nervous systemis engaged. The lessons directly engage this intelligence while creating the conditions for effective learning. ATM's are accessible to everyone and the results can be extraordinary. They offer an impressive variety of movement situations, addressing every area, joint, and muscle group in the body and every human function.