Feldenkrais



A system of exercises developed by Moshe Feldenkrais to give greater functional awareness of the self through movement.

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Bibliography for Feldenkrais

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  • Alon, Ruthy. Mindful Spontaneity. Dorset, UK: Prism Press, 1990. 1-85327-050-4
  • Feldenkrais, Moshe. Awareness Through Movement. New York: Harper & Row, 1972. Major theorist in awareness and alignment. Describes exercises.
  • ________. Body and Mature Behavior. New York: International Universities Press, 1970.
  • ________. The Case of Nora: Body Awareness as Healing Therapy. New York: Harper & Row, 1977.
  • ________. The Elusive Obvious. Cupertino, CA: Meta Publications, 1981.
  • ________. “Image, Movement, and Actor: Restoration of Potentiality,” Tulane Drama Review, 10(Spring 1966). An interview with Feldenkrais by Richard Schechner.
  • ________. The Master Moves. Cupertino, CA: Meta Publications, 1984.
  • ________. The Potent Self: A Guide to Spontaneity. San Francisco: Harper, 1985.
  • Hanna, Thomas. The Body of Life. New York: Knopf, 1980.
  • Heggie, Jack. Running With the Whole Body. n. c.: Rodale Press, 1986.
  • ________. The Use of Eyes in Movement. Woodstone Books. ISBN 093986603X A series of Feldenkrais lessons exploring the relationship of the eyes to the rest of the body and how they can help improve physical organization and function.
  • Hutchinson, Marcia Germaine. Transforming Body Image: Love the Body You Have. Crossing Press, Inc., 1985. ISBN 0895941724 Author integrates her work as a Feldenkrais Practitioner and as a psychologist. Includes 22 Awareness Through Movement Lessons and imagery exercises addressing improving body image.
  • Linklater, Kristin. “The Body Training of Moshe Feldenkrais,” The Drama Review, 16(March 1972).
  • Masters, Robert and Jean Houston. Listening to the Body. New York: Delacorte Press, 1978.
  • Rosenfeld, Albert. “Teaching the Body How to Program the Brain is Moshe’s ‘Miracle’,” Smithsonian Magazine, January 1981.
  • Rywerant, Yochanan. The Feldenkrais Method: Teaching by Handling: A Technique for Individuals. San Francisco: Harper & Row, 1983.
  • Shafarman, Stephen. Awareness Heals: The Feldenkrais Method for Dynamic Health. Addison Wesley Longman, Inc., 1997. ISBN 0201694697 An easy-to-understand introductory book. Contains six Awareness Through Movement Lessons which improve standing, sitting, walking, breathing and other functional movements.
  • Zemach-Bersin, David, Kaethe Zemach-Bersin and Mark Reese. Relaxercise. New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 1990. 0-06-250992-6
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