May 29-30, 2021

Online via Zoom


8:30AM-1:00PM PDT
11:30AM-4:00PM EDT
3:30PM-8:00PM GMT (UK)
5:30PM-10:00PM IDT (Israel)


Join us live or via recording


We maintain our equilibrium - from one moment to the next - by keeping our center of mass over our base of support via the physiological action of spontaneous oppositional movement. As one part of our self moves forward, another part moves backward. This dynamic is so crucial to healthy, well-organized movement that when our counterbalancing mechanisms are inhibited, stress is placed on the musculature, and comfort and ease of movement are compromised. 

Please Note: In order to attend this workshop, you must have attended either the live workshop of the Principle of Oppositional Movement Part I OR completed the on-demand program. Would you like to watch Part I so that you can attend Part II? The Principle of Oppositional Movement Part I (on-demand) is now on sale for 40% off!

This workshop presents the principle of oppositional movement in different orientations than during the New York City and online advanced training. Awareness Through Movement and Functional Integration will be used to evoke the re-organizing effect of oppositional movement. Participants will regain access to their own endowment of counterbalance within action and learn how to use the same principles to increase the potency of their Functional Integration lessons.

Experience the synergy of

Olena Nitefor and David Zemach-Bersin's co-teaching

This dynamic teaching team brings perspectives developed over a combined 80 years of  teaching and practicing the Feldenkrais Method.  

Curious? Watch this FI® demo with Olena Nitefor, "The Full Mobility of the Spine" originally taught at the 2019 in-person Oppositional Movement workshop. Check out another demo and two ATM lessons from the in-person workshop.


Registration includes:

  • 25% discount on one Feldenkrais Access on-demand program
  • Unlimited access to recordings through your Feldenkrais Access library
  • Option to download recordings
  • FGNA members save an extra 5% with coupon code MOVE5
  • Feldenkrais trainees and essential workers save an extra 10% with coupon code MOVE10

Scholarships available. Find out more.




“…good coordination demands that the movement of the limbs in one direction will be balanced by a part that goes in the opposite direction. The part that goes opposite is heavier, larger.

The movement is smaller and almost not seen by the eye.”

– Moshe Feldenkrais


Pay in US Dollars

$200 USD

Early Bird Ends May 18. Reg Price $250.


Pay in Loonies

$200 CAD

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Pay in Euros

€172 EUR

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Pay in Pounds

£148 GBP

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Pay in Aus Dollars

$200 AUD

Early Bird Ends May 18. Reg Price $250.


Pay in Shekels

₪520 ILS

Early Bird Ends May 18. Reg Price ₪650.


About David

David Zemach-Bersin graduated from the first Feldenkrais training held in the U.S.. He directs Feldenkrais Professional Training Programs in New York City, and teaches in programs around the world. David has maintained a continual private practice since 1977, working with both adults and children. He is recognized for forty-five years of dedication to the Feldenkrais Method and for his contribution to preserving Dr. Feldenkrais’ legacy. David served as President of the Feldenkrais Guild® of North America and is the Co-Founder of Feldenkrais Resources, the Feldenkrais Institute of New York, and the Feldenkrais Foundation. David is known as a warm, knowledgable and enthusiastic teacher. He currently directs Feldenkrais Access, and lives and works in Bucks County, PA.

About Olena

Olena Nitefor has a rich background in movement, as a teacher of anatomy and as a dancer with an M.Ed. in Dance from Temple University. She graduated from the Toronto Feldenkrais Professional Training Program in 1987. With the program’s special focus on recordings from the Amherst program, Olena developed an acute appreciation of Dr. Feldenkrais’ thinking and the extent to which he thought his method could benefit human beings. Olena maintains a private practice, working with a range of needs from neurological or pain-related, to the development of creativity and well-being. She has been teaching anatomy in Feldenkrais training programs since 1988 and has presented advanced trainings for many years in North America and Europe. Olena lives and works in Toronto.

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