EXPLORATION AND COMING HOME: REACHING THE END OF A FOUNDATION TRAINING

By Danielle Hill Recent MBS graduate Danielle Hill describes her experiences learning with MBS Academy. Like many other students in the 2011-2014 Foundation training, she returned to Bad Toelz this June to make up an earlier segment of the program, which she had missed the first time around. As a result, she directly followed the […]

LIVING ON THE EDGE OR IN FREEDOM- STUDENT TESTIMONIAL

Below is a testimonial from MBS Practitioner Jorga Hanesova… I’ve been studying with MBS Academy for the last 4 years, and Feldenkrais the last 17. This approach to my own body, and nowadays also the classes with my clients, keeps bringing me back to the question “how small can you make that movement?” or less […]

MEET MBS TRAINER CHIEKO OMIYA

In Conversation with Chieko Omiya MBS Trainer Chieko Omiya teaches ballet and offers MBS lessons to dancers in Sendai, Japan. She was first introduced to Feldenkrais Awareness Through Movement® classes in 1985 and graduated from the Japan Feldenkrais® Training in 2000, learning from Mia Segal as well as Eilat Almagor. From 2011 to 2014, she served as an Assistant […]

MBS PRACTITIONER ANDREA BONISONNE TESTIMONIAL

Andrea Bonissone, a long-time practitioner and participant in the 2011-2014 MBS Professional Foundation Training, shares some of his experiences from the current training and from decades of using the Mind Body Studies method toward improving his own quality of life. At 24, Andrea was diagnosed with Ankylosing spondylitis, a chronic inflammatory disease which primarily affects the […]

TESTIMONIAL FROM OUR LONDON INTRODUCTORY WORKSHOP- BY JANET HEATH

Leora Gaster – An Introduction to Mind Body Studies – the Work of Dr. Feldenkrais 8/9 March 2014 A Master Class in Clarity – by Janet Heath From the first “Please lie on your back…” to the final “Any questions?” I sensed we were all enthralled. The group was comprised of people with a wide range […]

MEET MBS TRAINER JOCHEN JADKOWSKI

MBS Trainer Jochen Jadkowski graduated from Mia Segal’s Zurich 3 Foundation Training in 1993. He has a private practice in Berlin, Germany at Praxis Ayuda, a center where he offers Feldenkrais lessons and his wife (and MBS graduate) Margarethe Jadkowski offers Ayurveda treatments. Jochen worked as a special needs teacher (remedial work with children) from […]

LEARNING TO TEACH… A MENTORSHIP BY MBS MASTER TRAINERS

MBS Trainer Naomi Silver graduated from MBS Academy in 2003 in the Netherlands. Since then, she has had a private practice in Tel Aviv, where she specializes in working with babies and children, specifically those diagnosed with autism. She also works with adults who bring her a wide range of concerns. She has traveled to […]

A CONVERSATION WITH MBS TRAINER, GRACE SOEUN DOH

MBS Assistant Trainer Soeun Grace Hong Doh completed her Feldenkrais Training in 2002 and became an MBS Master Practitioner in 2011. She runs a private practice in Seoul, Korea and is organizing and teaching MBS Korea’s first Professional Foundation Training. Her background is in Exercise Physiology, Neuroscience, Biotechnology and patent law. Here, Grace shares some of […]

BECOMING TANGIBLE – “BERÜHRBAR”… HOW MIND BODY STUDIES CAN OFFER A HELPING HAND IN PSYCHIATRY AND MENTAL WELLNESS

Verena Wenger , a student in MBS Academy’s Advanced Seminars, applies her training as a Feldenkrais practitioner and her studies with MBS to her work with individuals with mental illnesses in a psychiatric clinic in Switzerland. In October 2013, while participating in the Advanced Seminar in Bad Toelz, she shared some of her experiences. “My […]

LEARNING TO LISTEN- TO STORIES AND OURSELVES

Through MBS group lessons and storytelling, Jörg Freidanck offers a class of high school students the chance to reacquaint themselves with the pleasures of learning. Current MBS Foundation student Jörg Freidanck has taught for over 35 years, which means that over 15,000 students have passed through his high school classes in physical education, and some […]