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Consider Becoming A Feldenkrais Practitioner

It’s more than just a profession… Feldenkrais Education proposes a 4-year professional training program to become a certified Feldenkrais practitioner. The training will allow you not only to teach the method, but also to profoundly change the quality of your life. You will discover an unexplored part of your own potential.

4 Years

8/12 Segments

160 days

800 hours

Two training centres Two atmospheres

Whether in the Cantal in France, or in Brussels in Belgium, it is more than just a training. You will discover a center dedicated to the Feldenkrais Method and to enhancing your learning.

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Teachers in Feldenkrais Education Competence & experience

Like the Feldenkrais Method, we believe in a rich and diverse approach to learning. For this reason, we bring together experienced trainers with a wide range of expertise to provide the best possible instruction.

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.
Anat Krivine – Trainer

Anat Krivine – Trainer

Anat Krivine, trained in the Feldenkrais Method in 1988 in Tel Aviv. She graduated from the Jerusalem Dance Academy in 1986, and holds a B.A. in Social Sciences and an M.A. in Dance Education from Temple University in Philadelphia. She works continuously with adults and children, and for several years worked in the children's department of the Jerusalem Hospital. As a professional Feldenkrais trainer she teaches in trainings all over the world, regularly in close collaboration with Eilat Almagor. Anat is highly regarded for her teaching style characterized by clarity and precision, as well as her ability to create a stimulating learning environment, rich in generosity, humor and depth.
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).
Ilan Jacobson – Trainer

Ilan Jacobson – Trainer

Ilan Jacobson is a trainer who is highly regarded for his exceptional teaching quality. He shares his passion for the method with rigor, generosity and good humor. Ilan, a former Tai Chi and Judo teacher, started the Feldenkrais Method as part of his Judo practice. He trained with Chava Shelhav and was the assistant of the legendary Yochanan Rywerant (a close collaborator of Moshe Feldenkrais), before becoming a trainer himself. He deepened his understanding of the method with other assistants of Moshe Feldenkrais such as Alon Talmi, Eli Wadler and Mia Segal. For several years he has worked in the European and World Federations ETC (EuroTab Council) and IFF (International Feldenkrais Federation). He is involved in many professional training programs around the world. He has published the famous "Alexander Yanai" courses, the 550 PCM lessons created by Moshe Feldenkrais. He is the director of the Feldenkrais Institute in Tel Aviv, where he has passionately led group classes, individual sessions and post-training for practitioners for over 25 years.
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.
Richard Corbeil – Trainer

Richard Corbeil – Trainer

With a background in music and singing, education and rehabilitation, Richard has taught internationally in multidisciplinary clinics, seminars and professional training programs. This field experience has contributed greatly to his unique understanding of the Feldenkrais Method in the areas of personal development, health and performing arts. A former professional opera singer, he has developed a unique program for voice development through the Feldenkrais Method. Originally from Quebec, Richard teaches in
Beatriz Walterspiel – Trainer

Beatriz Walterspiel – Trainer

Beatriz Walterspiel graduated from the University ... in England in Theology and Education. She was trained by Moshe Feldenkrais in America from 1980 to 1983 and has since worked exclusively with the Feldenkrais Method. As an internationally recognized trainer, she has led training programs in Argentina, Germany, Scandinavia and Spain, and has been a guest trainer in more than 30 trainings around the world. Beatriz is known for teaching with sensitivity and precision. She teaches knowledge and perception in order to increase the independence of thought of her students.
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.
Jerry Karzen – Trainer

Jerry Karzen – Trainer

Jerry Karzen studied with Moshe Feldenkrais at the Feldenkrais Institute in Tel Aviv from 1976 to 1983. During these years, he was both his traveling companion and his secretary and close friend. Since 1980, Jerry has been the educational director of some 30 training programs in 9 countries, and a guest trainer in many other programs. Jerry Karzen has collaborated in the editing of Dr. Feldenkrais' last two books (The Elusive Obvious and The Potent Self). He has also directed and filmed 95% of the existing videos of Dr. Feldenkrais' private Functional Integration lessons. At Dr. Feldenkrais' request, he organized his final training program in Amherst, USA. And he was the first executive director of the Feldenkrais Foundation.
Eilat Almagor – Trainer

Eilat Almagor – Trainer

Eilat Almagor, a 1983 graduate of Moshe Feldenkrais' training in Amherst, is an international trainer of the Feldenkrais Method. She holds a Ph.D. in Neurobiology, an M.S. in Environmental Science and a B.S. in Mathematics and Physics. In recent years, Eilat has led a project to integrate Feldenkrais classes into schools and has collaborated with neuroscientists in Israel and Germany in scientific research to study the effects of the Feldenkrais Method on brain activity. She teaches, with Professor Dorit Aharonov, an experimental course at the School of Computer Science at the University of Jerusalem. The course combines theoretical computer courses with movement courses in the Feldenkrais Method. This learning method is unconventional at the university, and the course contains exercises that allow for introspection in the learning process itself.
Stephen Rosenholtz – Trainer

Stephen Rosenholtz – Trainer

Stephen Rosenholtz received his master's degree in education from Harvard University in 1971 and his doctorate in education from Stanford University in 1981. His research focused on learning ability and self-image. Since graduating from Moshe Feldenkrais training in Amherst, USA, he has practiced and taught around the world. Stephen has been the educational director of training programs in Germany and Switzerland and is currently leading a training in Colima, Mexico.

What you will learn And so much more…

During 4 years, you will develop the observation skills and tactile sensitivity necessary for a professional practice of Functional Integration

You will find ways to empower your current profession and learn how to launch a successful professional practice. You will also be introduced to ethics, law, communication and basics in marketing.

What is included For better learning

12 individual lessons

You will receive 12 Functional Integrations with experienced assistants, trainers or practitioners.

An online educational platform

Replay audio and video recordings of the entire training program on your online student platform. Share and discuss with others in the forum.

Catch-up flexibility

In case of missed days, catch up with one of the ongoing courses in the Cantal or Brussels.

An open learning space

To enrich your learning, you can access the center's spaces before or after training hours.

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What’s the application process ?

+ Read the training program (downloadable program sheet and complete program on request)
+ Fill in the pre-registration questionnaire (click on the button above). This first contact allows us to identify your needs, your expectations concerning the training, your motivations, your training project. You will then be contacted for an interview by videoconference, by phone or during your visit to us, with the Director and/or the pedagogical referents, in order to confirm the adequacy of your project with our training. 

Prerequisite: Have had a first experience/approach to the Feldenkrais Method or try a free session (link: Try a free lesson)

Admission time: between 1 and 3 months maximum

Maximum number of students per class: 45

Applications will be considered on a first-come, first-served basis and subject to availability.

Trainees since 2016
Practitioners certified since 2016
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Satisfaction in 2022

Certification

Upon successful graduation, you will receive a certificate of completion and be recognized internationally as a "Feldenkrais Method practitioner”. You will then be part of a growing international community of over 15,000 practitioners today. The rising recognition in the fields of education, sports, neuroscience and health, guarantees the Feldenkrais Method an important role in the future.