Why Try Awareness Through Movement® Classes?

If you’ve never tried an Awareness Through Movement (ATM®) class before, they can seem entirely mysterious and strange. Even many classes in, they can feel mysterious. What are these small gentle movements doing? Why do I feel so much taller, more grounded, more mobile, when it seems like I barely did anything for an hour? The answer is in the name - awareness.

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Who I Work With

Whenever someone asks me what I do for work, and we get into the conversation of "what is Feldenkrais?", I get asked what sorts of people or situations I work with. I try to explain that I work with a very wide variety of people, but it's not always clear just how wide that spectrum is. So, here are some examples. This is not a complete list.

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Felden-What? How to Explain Feldenkrais to Anyone

When I answer the question, "What do you do?" and I say, "I'm a Feldenkrais practitioner," the response is too often, "I'm sorry, felden-what?" It's an ongoing issue that the method I practice has a name that doesn't mean anything to anyone, because it's some guy's hard to spell and hard to remember last name. The Feldenkrais Method isn't going to get rebranded anytime soon, so it's up to practitioners to make our work accessible to the public.

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