The Feldenkrais Training program is geared to those who work in one of the paramedical fields, such as nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists, psychologists, and complementary medicine therapists. The course is also beneficial for people who work in the field of education: preschool teachers and educators of children with special needs. The training course is designed for those who are interested in acquiring an additional profession, as well.
During the Feldenkrais Training program, you will:
Through the Feldenkrais Method, you will enrich your life and unleash your creativity.
The course trains you to teach the Feldenkrais Method to adults and children in groups and one-on-one lessons.
Awareness Through Movement (ATM) lessons are usually done in a prone position and involve slow and effortless movements. Prone positions free the nervous system from having to cope with the effects of gravity, free us from our habitual movements, and heighten our sensitivity to subtle changes.
A Functional Integration (FI) is a hands-on lesson suitable for people who require more individual attention. It is learning-based and depends on a nonverbal, sensory dialogue that develops between the teacher and the student.
Endless possibilities are open to course graduates. Some graduates choose to teach the method in private practice or institutions. Others choose to use the method in working with dancers, singers, actors, and athletes.
The Feldenkrais Method trains you to work with people who are:
All these problems and limitations have one thing in common: THE WAY PEOPLE MOVE.
The training program
The training program consists of 160 days (950 academic hours).
Certificates are awarded by the International Feldenkrais Federation.
Awareness Through Movement (ATM) lessons
Practice Teaching ATM lessons
Observing Functional Integration (FI) lessons
Lectures in relevant subjects
Methodology and pedagogical approach