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Brussels, Belgium
A Feldenkrais centre in the heart of Europe

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Whether it is through training, workshops or individual sessions, throughout the year we bring the Feldenkrais Method to life. A warm and welcoming space contributes to a better learning experience. 

Come lie down and take a lesson in a bright room lined with plants. Take a break and read a book in the recreation area. Or make new acquaintances while sharing a delicious coffee with people from all walks of life. You are guaranteed to reconnect with the joy of learning.

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Practicing the Method In group or individually

The Feldenkrais Method can be practiced in several ways. You can take Awareness Through Movement lessons in a group setting, or request an individualized session called Functional Integration.  

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Become a practitioner Of the Feldenkrais Method®

In Brussels you can follow a professional training Program in order to become a Certified Feldenkrais Practitioner*. The Feldenkrais training is for anyone who is curious to learn, wants to improve their skills or wants to enter a new profession. At the end of the 4 years you will have an international certification and will join a growing community of 15,000 practitioners worldwide. *Meets the requirements imposed by EuroTAB (European and Israeli Feldenkrais Training Accreditation Board).

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4 years

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160 days

800 hours

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Alan Questel – Educational Director

Alan Questel – Educational Director

Alan is known for his clarity, creativity and innovative teaching style, which brings depth of understanding, humor and a human perspective to learning the Method. Trained by Moshe Feldenkrais (Amherst 1983), Alan has lectured and taught in hospitals, colleges, and more than 40 Feldenkrais® professional training programs around the world. An actor before becoming interested in the Feldenkrais Method®, Alan has worked and toured with Jerzy Grotowski and Paul Sills. He is currently an educational director in Santa Fe, New Mexico, where he resides. Alan sees the Feldenkrais Method® as a means of individual maturation, and aspires to make this meaningful and tangible to his students, both in training programs and in his practice.
Ruty Bar – Trainer

Ruty Bar – Trainer

Ruty Bar is a graduate of the Rubin Academy of Dance and Music in Jerusalem and received her Master's degree in Movement Therapy from Lesley University in Boston. Her master's thesis focused on the "mind-body connection" and the use of the Feldenkrais Method to treat people with special needs. After an accident, Ruty met Moshe Feldenkrais for individual lessons that inspired her to join the first professional Feldenkrais training sponsored by the International Feldenkrais Federation in 1984. Ruty is one of the most s most experienced trainers in Europe and has been the pedagogical director of trainings in Italy, Germany, USA, Israel, Japan or South Korea.
Julie Casson Rubin – Trainer

Julie Casson Rubin – Trainer

Julie Casson Rubin, was trained by Dr. Moshe Feldenkrais, graduating in 1977 from the last teacher training program taught entirely by him. She also holds a degree in dance and physical education from San Francisco State University. From 1977 to 1988, Julie was on staff at the new and pioneering Behavioral Medicine Clinic at San Francisco General Hospital. In 1996, she was responsible for introducing the Feldenkrais Method to the Health Education Department at Kaiser. From humble beginnings, this program has grown significantly, offering Feldenkrais classes to thousands of patients over the years. In addition to her private practice in San Francisco, Julie has been the co-instructional director, with her husband Paul Rubin, of 19 training programs in the United States, Taiwan, Australia, Switzerland and Italy.
Deborah Bowes – Trainer

Deborah Bowes – Trainer

Deborah completed her Feldenkrais training in 1987 and has been a Certified Feldenkrais Trainer since 1999. She teaches in international training programs preparing the next generation of practitioners. She is a graduate of Columbia University in Physical Therapy, and received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Shenandoah University, as well as a Bachelor's degree in Biology and Physical Education from Rhode Island College. Deborah co-founded the Feldenkrais Center for Movement and Awareness with Julie Casson Rubin in San Francisco in 1988. Deborah has practiced and studied mind-body medicine approaches for over 40 years. She has presented lectures and trainings at: She has been involved with the St. Francis Hospital Women Physicians group, the Pacific Business Group on Health, SF State's Holistic Health Program and the International Conference on Rheumatology. She has created and registered specialized Feldenkrais programs, which address chronic pain (Discover Easy Movement & Pain Relief) and pelvic floor issues (Pelvic Health & Awareness).
Sabine Pfeffer – Trainer

Sabine Pfeffer – Trainer

Sabine Pfeffer was trained in the Feldenkrais Method directly by its founder, Moshe Feldenkrais, and followed his teaching in Israel and the United States. She has been teaching the Method in France and throughout the world for more than thirty years. In Paris, she created in 1988 the Accord Mobile center where, with the collaboration of Myriam Pfeffer, she trained a large number of French and foreign practitioners. Sabine Pfeffer has also organized, around Professor Alain Berthoz, conferences and seminars associating, in a multidisciplinary approach, neurophysiologists, doctors, researchers in movement pedagogy, professionals of the artistic world, and trainers of the Feldenkrais Method.
Scott Clark – Trainer

Scott Clark – Trainer

Originally from New Mexico, Scott trained as a dancer after earning a degree in mathematics. During his long career as a dancer and dance teacher, he studied many of the physical disciplines used by dancers to enhance their training. This led him to the work of Moshe Feldenkrais, which he began studying in 1982. He enrolled in London's first professional Feldenkrais training program, from which he graduated in 1990. Since 1997, Scott has devoted himself entirely to teaching Feldenkrais, working with individuals from all walks of life and with public groups from Finland to Ecuador. He also teaches in professional training programs, and has conducted two trainings in London. He is particularly interested in working with performing artists, from dancers to actors to musicians. As an amateur, he plays the viola da gamba.
Yvo Mentens – Assistant

Yvo Mentens – Assistant

Yvo, originally from Belgium, is a certified Feldenkrais practitioner. He graduated from Myriam Pfeffer's training in Paris in 2009. Since 2016 he works as an assistant trainer. He teaches at the Conservatoire National d'Art Dramatique de Paris CNSAD, where, in addition to theater, he has set up an important program of Feldenkrais classes with PCM and IF for students. A Belgian national, Yvo has studied various forms of physical and burlesque theater, and has worked as an actor and director internationally. He is currently co-directing the Beliashe Institute - Center for Arts and Human Potential, in Aurillac. Yvo Mentens holds university degrees in criminology, sociology and psychotherapy. He was a member of the Eurotab ETC Council and vice-president of the International Feldenkrais Federation IFF.
Pia Appelquist – Assistant

Pia Appelquist – Assistant

Pia Appelquist has been a certified Feldenkrais practitioner since 2010, and a certified assistant trainer since 2019. She is of Danish nationality but has lived and worked in France since 1990. Pia Appelquist studied anthropology and then pursued a career as a professional actress. Upon starting the Feldenkrais training, she decided to dedicate herself fully to the Feldenkrais Method. She is co-founder of the Beliashe Institute - Center for Arts and Human Potential, in Aurillac. For more than 25 years, she has been researching and developing a method of working to enrich the language of the stage, through movement, for professional actors. She initiated and actively participated in innovative art education work in schools and universities, and assisted several groups of adults and children in different learning processes. She organizes and assists professional training programs in the Feldenkrais Method in France and abroad.

Bruxelles, ma belle

From its renowned European Commission, to its vast and lively markets, its medieval Grande-Place, its large flowered parks and its famous flea market, Brussels has the potential to surprise you.

Situated at a stone's throw from Paris, London, Cologne and Amsterdam, Brussels offers an incomparable quality of life. Pleasant and accessible, it is full of museums, cafes, restaurants, galleries, chocolate shops and is ranked among the greenest cities in Europe.

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Nikos Appelquist Co-organiser

Of English and Danish origin, I grew up in France and studied cinematography in Belgium. I certified in the Feldenkrais Method® with the Cantal 1 training in France.

My passion for the Feldenkrais Method and languages led me to be co-organizer and translator for the trainings in Brussels and to translate for the first time in French the best-seller "A busy persons guide to the Feldenkrais method".

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Betzabel Falfan Co-organiser

Of Mexican origin, I am a dancer and actress by training. At the center, I teach classical Indian Sattriya dance and the Feldenkrais Method.

I certified in the Feldenkrais Method® with Cantal 1, in the Cantal region of France. I co-organize and administer the Feldenkrais professional training programs in Belgium since 2019 and accompany the students in the process.

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