About Awareness Through Movement®
In group classes, called Awareness Through Movement, the Feldenkrais teacher verbally leads students through a sequence of movements in basic positions: sitting or lying on the floor, standing, or sitting in a chair. Each movement lesson addresses a functional movement skill. These lessons bring about enhanced awareness and expansion of movement patterns, greater mobility and flexibility, fuller breathing, more freedom and choices in movement and an increased sense of well being.
About Functional Integration®
Private one-on-one Feldenkrais lessons, called Functional Integration, are tailored to each student’s individual needs. In a typical Functional Integration session, you lie or sit fully clothed on a low table while the practitioner touches and moves you in gentle, non-invasive ways. The intent of this touch is to explore your neuromuscular organization – the way in which you respond to touch and movement – and to have tactile communication with your central nervous system about how movement is directed and controlled. You learn to reorganize your neurophysiology in new and expanded functional motor patterns that result in improved movement.