Definition of Feldenkrais method in English:

Feldenkrais method

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Pronunciation: /ˈfɛld(ə)nkrʌɪs
 
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noun

  • A system designed to promote bodily and mental efficiency and well-being by conscious analysis of neuromuscular activity via exercises which improve flexibility and coordination and increase ease and range of motion.
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    • The best solution - and where the greatest results will be achieved - is to try one of the posture-improving stretching activities such as yoga, pilates, the Alexander Technique or the Feldenkrais method.
    • There is no practitioner where we live, so Bonnie recommended exploring the Feldenkrais method of awareness through movement.
    • Its international staff is drawn from the most highly experienced Trainers and Assistants teaching the Feldenkrais Method today.

Origin

1930s: named after Moshe Feldenkrais (1904–84), Russian-born physicist and mechanical engineer.

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