Theory and Background of the Feldenkrais Method

Theory and Background - This selection of products is designed to give you a solid foundation in the fundamental ideas of the Feldenkrais Method®. Including with writings of Dr. Feldenkrais as well as Feldenkrais Trainers and Practitioners who explicate these vital principles into teachable lessons.
Moshe Feldenkrais' Work with Movement: A Parallel Approach to Milton Erickson's Hypnotherapy
Media: Article
Excerpt: There are striking parallels in the work of Moshe Feldenkrais and Milton H. Erickson such as the importance of learning, the role of unconscious processes, utilization, indirect techniques, and pattern interruptions that each employs with a subtlety which defies verbal description and strains the powers of observation.
The Process of Functional Integration
Media: Article
Excerpt: The work seems so gentle, so non-intrusive, that people often find its effectiveness surprising.
The Feldenkrais Method Article
Media: Article
Excerpt: The Feldenkrais Method®, developed through 40 years of research by Dr. Moshe Feldenkrais, is a revolutionary approach to understanding human functioning. It utilizes movement and attention as the vehicles for enhancing our natural abilities to learn, to change and to continue to grow throughout our lives.
Embodied Wisdom
The Collected Papers of Moshe Feldenkrais
Media: Book, Paperback, 256 Pages
Price: $21.95
Description: Embodied Wisdom includes all of Feldenkrais's English language articles and interviews, and is a must-have for anyone interested in the Feldenkrais Method.
Higher Judo: Groundwork
Media: Paperback, 288 Pages
Price: $19.95
Description: Judo was a natural choice for Feldenkrais because of his fascination with the relationship between the mind and the body; the Judo mat served as a research lab for his explorations of optimal functioning through awareness.
Thinking and Doing
Author: Moshe Feldenkrais
Translator: Reuven (Robbie) Ofir
Forewords: Moti Nativ and Professor Hugo Bergman
Preface: Professors Hans and Shulamit Kreitler
Media: Book, Paperback, 33 Pages
Price: $16.95
Description: In 1929, a young Moshe Feldenkrais published his Hebrew translation of the book, The Practice of Autosuggestion by the Method of Emile Coue. Feldenkrais not only translated the book, but composed and added his own observations in two additional chapters, which are presented here in this monograph.
The Potent Self
A Study of Spontaneity and Compulsion
Media: Book, Paperback, 288 Pages
Price: $15.95
Description: Feldenkrais delves deeply into the relationship between faulty posture, pain, and the underlying emotional mechanisms that lead to compulsive and dependent human behavior. He shares remarkable insights into resistance, motivation, habit formation, and the place of sex in full human potential.
Body and Mature Behavior
A Study of Anxiety, Sex, Gravitation and Learning
Media: Book, Paperback, 180 Pages
Price: $16.95
Description: Feldenkrais' fascinating perspective on gravitation and the anti-gravity mechanism, and of the effects of emotion (especially anxiety and the attitude to sexuality) on posture and on personal patterns of movement.
The Core Technique for Practical Unarmed Combat
Media: Book, Paperback, 99 Pages, 104 Photos
Price: $16.95
Description: A unique training program that is based on one core Judo technique, Hadaka-Jime. Dr. Feldenkrais developed the program as emergency ten-lesson training for soldiers in World War II.
The Moment Where We Begin...
An Exploration between Intention and Action
Media: 4 CDs in Binder, 7 Feldenkrais Lessons
Price: $60.00
Description: Utilizing Feldenkrais Awareness Through Movement® lessons, we will inquire into this moment between intention and action. By discovering how we initiate the things we do, we can improve our efficiency, reduce our discomfort and create a life more to our liking.
Creating Creativity eBook
Embodying the Creative Process
Media: PDF eBook, 169 Pages
Price: $20.00
Description: Exploring what it means to be creative from many perspectives, this eBook investigates the act of creation, the processes and inquiries involved, and the results and consequences of creating.
Media: 4 CDs in Binder or MP3 Download, 7 Feldenkrais Lessons
Price: $60.00
Description: What is the relationship between falling and safety, risk, creativity, enhanced abilities and a life that is a little bit easier? Through Feldenkrais Awareness Through Movement® we will look at the benefits we may derive from a deeper understanding and experience of falling.
Media: 6 CDs in Binder or MP3 Download, 8 Feldenkrais Lessons
Price: $60.00
Description: Developing our awareness is the path to "knowing what we are doing." When our actions become REVERSIBLE, we can truly say we have more choices in what we do and how we achieve it.
May the Force Go Through You
Media: 6 CDs in a Binder or MP3 Download, 8 Feldenkrais Lessons
Price: $60.00
Description: Find your skeleton, learn to bear weight and transmit force through it, and discover new ways to interact with your environment.
The Feldenkrais Method: Teaching By Handling
Media: Book, Paperback, 256 Pages
Price: $17.95
Description: A presentation of the system of Functional Integration devised by the Israeli scientist Dr. Moshe Feldenkrais.
Corollary Discharge, The Forgotten Link
Remarks on the Body-Mind Problem
Media: Book, Monograph, 35 Pages
Price: $18.00
Description: Once an intention of action is formed, communication is sent from the motor system to the sensory systems to prepare the body for the intended movement. This communication is called corollary discharge, a little-understood aspect of our neuromuscular functioning.