Growing Younger While Working the MBS Way

…by Emily Glidden In my work with horseback riders, I’m frequently amazed at how changes in the rider’s body are reflected in the horse’s.  When the rider loosens her back, the horse’s back loosens also.  When the rider frees up her shoulders, the horse’s shoulders also become freer.  It’s a fascinating result of two nervous […]

New Book: A Collection of MBS Movement Lessons (preview)

After many years of requests from practitioners, the Trainers at MBS Academy have published the first edition of MBS Movement Lesson transcripts. In this book, you will find eight of the ‘classic’ lessons transcribed into easy to use formats for you to present in Group Classes to your clients. Enjoy! Preface This collection of Movement […]

What MBS Taught Me – An interview with MBS Assistant Tom Rankin

An athlete his entire life, Tom Rankin is a personal trainer who presently teaches fitness classes at the Health Improvement Program(HIP) Center at Stanford University, California. After completing his Feldenkrais Guild Certification, he has been studying with MBS Academy for the past 10 years, and is currently an MBS Assistant. The MBS approach was new […]

How MBS can complement other Mind Body practices

Mind Body Studies Practitioners and students describe the ways that Dr. Moshe Feldenkrais’ work helps their practices on the yoga mat or the meditation cushion. MBS and Yoga: Finding the Heart of the Practice  Maxi Roedl, a yoga instructor and MBS Practitioner, has found that the principles of Moshe’s teachings have influenced her instruction within […]

From the pen of MIA SEGAL: My Mission of Passing Moshe’s Work Onward

Mia Segal, MBS Master Trainer and Co-Founder of MBS Academy, is known for her unequalled mastery of the work and as a superb teacher. Mia was Dr. Feldenkrais’ first assistant, collaborator and associate for sixteen years. In April 1957, I joined Dr. Moshe Feldenkrais in his explorations into mind/body and the powerful gift that we humans can […]

Bringing an MBS perspective to Pilates: An interview with MBS Practitioner Jane Meek

Jane Meek is a graduate of the MBS Foundation training (2011) and a Body Control Pilates Instructor and Remedial Massage and Advanced Myofascial Therapist based in Glasgow, Scotland. In her work with clients and students in these two distinct contexts, Jane has described MBS as “running through everything and underpinning everything rather than the other way […]