TheMovingBrain offers solutions to people of all ages who want less pain, more agility, balance, and energy.
Our clients learn to become experts of their own movement. They learn to cultivate a deep awareness of all of their postural and movement habits. Clients learn to self-organize all of their body (bones, joints, muscles and soft tissues) to enable moving and living with greater intention and vitality.
Emma Alter is a Feldenkrais teacher, and comes from a background as a professional classical musician. In 1999 she became involved with the Feldenkrais Method, leading to her training as a certified teacher in 2011-15.
She especially enjoys working with performers, children, with special needs, and people of all ages and abilities to recapture pain free balance, movement, grace, and power.To find out more go here.
Feldenkrais is a somatic educational method, using the bio-mechanical and neurological principles of how we learn to move to help us recapture our natural.
“A martial art of everyday movement”, Feldenkrais Method, through easy to follow lessons, teaches us how we can improve our ability to move more easily and ergonomically in our daily lives.
Each lesson uses the way the brain works and learns in action, working with the nervous system to reconnect to our instinctive and inherent ability to feel, move and think:
A “mindfulness for the body in motion.”
Whether you want to be more comfortable sitting at your desk, bending down, playing with your children or just practising a hobby, practising Feldenkrais regularly can help you move better.
Who is it useful for?
- The Feldenkrais Method is for everyone, young and old, in any physical condition, who would like to move more easily.
- Feldenkrais is widely recognised as a method of seeking excellence in performance .
- It is invaluable for all disciplines: whether on a stage as a musician, dancer, actor wanting to increase creativity and find greater expressivity;or on a sports field, improving athletic capabilities.
- People come to Feldenkrais for help finding physical comfort or seeking greater mobility in everyday life.
- Feldenkrais can help with neurological disorders, TMJ (temporomandibular joint) pain, back pain muscular tension, and alleviation of stress.
As we become more aware of the habits of tension we have, and habits of how we move, we are able to find new and better ways of moving.
Feldenkrais is named after its inventor, Moshe Feldenkrais.