In 1981, during his last year of teaching, Moshe Feldenkrais developed what he called his "greatest invention:" the 'bell hand' lessons. They are brilliant and involve small, slow movements -of opening and closing the hands- to change the state of the autonomic nervous system. The bell hand movements are a testament to Feldenkrais' genius, knowledge, and creativity, and they have unique potential. 

David Zemach-Bersin has dreamed of this workshop for many years. He is excited to explore and expand upon the bell hand lessons in a two-day, online, Advanced Awareness Through Movement Workshop for Feldenkrais Practitioners. Please join us to experience the bell hand movements, explore them from functional and neurological points of view, and learn how to integrate them with larger, more complex functions in new orientations.

“In this workshop, we explored bell hand lessons, including obscure lessons taught by Moshe and lessons I've developed over the last forty-five years.” 

-David Zemach-Bersin

Each participant will receive lifetime access to the workshop recordings. If you’d like a more interactive experience, we invite you to attend the workshops live, online! A team of Assistant Teachers and tech support staff are available during the live events to help answer your questions in real-time.

"David's teaching has rejuvenated my understanding and practice of our wonderful Method. His influence has caused my teaching of ATM and FI to become more elegant and effective-- no small thing for this practitioner of thirty years' standing! ”

-Alan Fraser, Hawaii '92

Program includes:
  • Eight Awareness Through Movement® lessons
  • Five discussions
  • Lifetime access to recordings
  • Option to download recordings
  • Follow up recorded Q&A to ask questions post-workshop
Awareness Through Movement lessons includes:
  • Joining Lightness & Rolling, Part I & II
  • Bell Hand, on your stomach, taking your elbow back
  • Bell Hand, Rolling from Side to Side
  • Primitive Patterns & the Bell-Hand, Part I & II
  • Connecting the Bell Hand with the Feet, Part I & II

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£194 GBP

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$225 AUD

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₪615 ILS

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About David

Feldenkrais Trainer David Zemach-Bersin met Dr. Moshe Feldenkrais in 1973 and studied with him in person for ten years in the U.S., Europe, and Israel. David also studied with Gaby Yaron and Yochanon Rywerant. He has maintained a private Functional Integration practice since 1977 and is recognized for his contribution to strengthening Dr. Feldenkrais’s legacy. A graduate of UC Berkeley with post-graduate work in physiological psychology, David has created numerous audio and video programs and is the co-author of Relaxercise (HarperCollins). David is a past President of FGNA. David directs and teaches in Feldenkrais professional training programs around the world. He has been teaching online since April 2020 and is the founder and director of Feldenkrais Access. He lives with his family in Bucks County, Pennsylvania.