About Feld Guides

Feld Guides for Particular Interests

The complete Feld Guide is an ongoing reference project focusing on the fundamentals of the Feldenkrais Method. But many people come to Feldenkrais seeking to address specific concerns; this page is a launching point for prospective students of the Feldenkrais Method.

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The Feld Guide to Mindfulness

The Feldenkrais Method is an educational approach to improve the organization of ones body, mind, and local environment. Through a process that similar to the self-education of babies, Feldenkrais lessons increase a person’s ability to monitor themselves in difficult situations and to make the appropriate decisions to maintain autonomy and comfort.

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The Feld Guide to Chronic Pain Management

The Feldenkrais Method is an approach to neuromuscular education. Those experiencing limitations in movement due to chronic pain can benefit from learning alternative, comfortable ways to move. In this way, Feldenkrais lessons can help chronic pain patients to overcome the “fear of movement” (kinesiophobia) that so-often exacerbates their underlying challenges. The growing evidence base for the learning efficacy of Feldenkrais lessons is dwarfed by the sheer scientific plausibility of the method.

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The Feld Guide to Workplace Productivity

The Feldenkrais Method is an approach to neuromuscular education and is not a substitute for medical advice. Just as institutional wellness can be promoted with hygiene education — if everyone uses good handwashing, the whole organization is protected from a range of communicable diseases — so too can your organization benefit from neuromuscular education. This education helps your coworkers manage themselves with greater ease, reducing the risks of injury, and leaving them more energized for other tasks.

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For more information on Feld Guides contact Dr. Ryan Hoffman.