Awareness Through Movement® with David Zemach-Bersin and Carol Kress
The ten lessons in this program can help you to develop greater comfort and efficiency in your body by improving your underlying neurological and musculoskeletal organization. They are effective and gentle, suitable for beginners and those recovering from physical setbacks or injuries.
Presented by Feldenkrais® Trainers, Carol Kress and David Zemach-Bersin during a three-day public workshop in New York City in 2018, this set will take you through a series of masterfully curated lessons. Use them individually, or treat yourself to a ‘Feldenkrais Intensive’ by experiencing them in order, within three to five days. As the lessons progress, you will gain a new freedom of movement, reduced dominance of old habitual patterns, an increase in your self-awareness and access to deep layers of emotional and physical insight. Enjoy feeling fresher and lighter as you embark on this journey of somatic learning!
This ten-hour program contains the following lessons:
- Finding Freedom in Your Pelvis for Easier Movement
- Freeing Your Hip Joints for Comfort
- Mobilizing Your Whole Self for Better Organization
- Twisting to Lengthen
- Expanding Your Chest
- Using Your Dominant Hand to Benefit Your Nervous System
- Moving Your Hands to Change Your Entire Self
- Comfortable Rolling for Health
- Connecting Your Eyes and Shoulders for Overall Improvement
- Small Movements for Big Changes
- Bonus lesson: Free and Easy Movement of Your Neck for Free and Easy Movement of Your Back
Upon purchase, this product can be streamed online and/or downloaded to your personal computer.
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David Zemach-Bersin, GCFP, is a Feldenkrais® Practitioner and Trainer. He met Dr. Moshe Feldenkrais in 1973 and studied with him in the U.S., Europe, and Israel. David has maintained a private Functional Integration practice since 1977. He is recognized for his skill as a teacher, and his contribution to the preservation of Dr. Feldenkrais’ legacy, and the development of the Feldenkrais professional community.
A graduate of UC Berkeley, David directs professional training programs in New York City and teaches advanced training programs worldwide. He has created Feldenkrais audio and video programs for practitioners and the public and is the co-author of Relaxercise (HarperCollins). David is a co-founder of Feldenkrais Resources, the Feldenkrais Institute of New York, the Feldenkrais Foundation, and founder of Feldenkrais Access.
Carol Kress is a dedicated Feldenkrais Practitioner and Trainer who brings a desire for excellence and a wish to communicate the essence of the Feldenkrais Method to her teaching. In her private Functional Integration practice, she works with both adults and children with a variety of difficulties, including chronic pain and neurological problems. She also works with athletes and performing artists. Her work is informed by her extensive involvement in equestrian arts, yoga, Argentine Tango, and her practice of the martial art of Aikido, for which she holds a 4th-degree black belt.
Carol began to study the Feldenkrais Method in 1985 and completed her Feldenkrais Professional Training Program in 1993. She teaches in Feldenkrais training programs throughout the United States and Europe and is celebrated for her role in bringing Moshe Feldenkrais: A Life in Movement, Volume One, written by her late husband, Mark Reese, to publication. Carol lives in Marin County, California.