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Feldenkrais Method® Balance Classes Improve Balance in Older Adults: A Controlled Trial

Abstract The objective of this study was to investigate the effects of Feldenkrais Method balance classes on balance and mobility in older adults. This was a prospective non-randomized controlled study with pre/post measures. The setting for this study was the general community. A convenience sample of 26 community-dwelling older adults (median age 75 years) attending [...]
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Feldenkrais Method® Helps Improve Osteoarthritis

A series of Feldenkrais Method classes held twice a week for 30 weeks resulted in improvements on the Four Square Step Test for dynamic balance and also changes in gait among older adults with osteoarthritis, according to recent research. The study, “Moving With Ease: Feldenkrais Method classes for people with osteoarthritis,” was a prospective study [...]
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Feldenkrais Method® Exercise Promising for Parkinson’s

PALM SPRINGS, California — An exercise program based on the Feldenkrais Method can improve the mood and quality of life among people with Parkinson’s disease, a new study shows. By damaging neurologic functioning, Parkinson’s disease often diminishes quality of life and leads to depression. “The Feldenkrais Method uses easy movement and breath control and flexibility [...]