The Feldenkrais Method as I See It
The Feldenkrais Method is a technique to develop awareness and improve mental and physical abilities through movement. Its basic aim is to expand the repertoire of possible options of acting and moving, and to increase perception and awareness...
Dr. Moshe Feldenkrais, an engineer, physicist and martial arts devotee and the founder Feldenkrais Method. He invented his method in the late 40's of the 20th century after sustaining a serious knee injury, which led to Feldenkrais studying the natural and organic healing processes of the nervous system...
Feldenkrais for performers
Over the years we have all acquired certain patterns of movement and habits for our bodies which influence the way we are present in time and which inform our actions.
These patterns play an especially important role for professional performers, who must prove their artistic abilities time and again under high pressure
Conductors are ‘dancers’ in a special and tricky situation. Not only must a conductor often perform under extreme pressure, he or she is sandwiched between hundreds of eyes in both ...
Any professional musician will concede that it is the interaction between the body and the instrument that creates music. the lessons are designed to meet the unique needs of each player...
For opera singers, there is no distinction between the player and the instrument and Just as every musical instrument must be tuned, so, too, must a complex instrument like the human body ..
The small nuances of stepping, of a gaze, the way one holds his shoulders, head or spine, the inner rhythm of a movement and it's initiation – those are just few examples of the details of which an actor should be aware when creating a character.