Moshe Feldenkrais created a very unusual method
of movement and touch. His Feldenkrais Movement® is based on the movements we learned as infants
that enabled us to roll, crawl, stand, and walk.
They also involve the most complex movements humanly
Feldenkrais learned Judo from its creator Jigoro
Kano. While he earned his Doctorate in Physics,
he assisted Frederic Joliot-Curie
in the research that led to the Nobel Prize
in Physics. Continuing to study with some of the
most famous minds of the last century,
Moshe Feldenkrais genius led to one of the most
important systems of human learning and
Moshe Feldenkrais has a way of viewing our bodies
quite different than many others. Emphasis is
placed on awareness, on doing less and sensing
and feeling more.
His work is a benefit to every person. For the
fit, it offers new ways of improving oneself.
For those people suffering from acute and or chronic
tension, stress, and pain it provides a way of
moving away from these problems.
The Feldenkrais Method® is extremely effective
with many severe neurological injuries and diseases.
By focusing on reeducating the nervous system
by touch and movement techniques, Moshe Feldenkrais
often performed miraculous improvements even in
the most injured cases.
In his 1977 Professional Training in San Francisco,
Moshe Feldenrais taught 3 interrelated systems:
Awareness through Movement®
Human Sexual Functioning
Awareness through Movement® is his movement system
known world-wide as Feldenkrais Movement®.
Functional Integration® is his hand-on, touch approach.
approach involving Human Sexual
Functioning he did not emphasize except in his
Second Professional Training in San Francisco.
He did not want to known as a sex therapist or
The Feldenkrais Method® includes Awareness
through Movement® and Functional Integration® in its teachings.