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Books

The following books and links are recommended for learning more about movement and the Feldenkrais Method®

By Lavinia Plonka

Walking Your Talk: Changing Your Life Through The Magic Of Body Language

What Are You Afraid Of? A Body/Mind Guide to Courageous Living

The Little Book of Falling (and Getting Up) – ebook

Playing In the Kitchen: Stories, Recipes and Explorations to Feed the Whole Self

Books by Moshe Feldenkrais

Awareness Through Movement is a thorough introduction to The Feldenkrais Method written by its creator. It includes theory as well as several lessons and illustrations that are practical and easy to follow.

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The Elusive Obvious In this book Feldenkrais expands his ideas to include more about learning and how we can free ourselves from limits. An inspiring read.

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The Potent Self by Moshe Feldenkrais. Published after Feldenkrais’ death in 1984, this book goes deeply into the psychological connections to movement, how it related to sexuality and emotional development.

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The Case of Nora Nora was a writer unable to write after a stroke. This case study reads like a novel, a fascinating look at how Feldenkrais approached the processes of healing and learning.

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Books of Interest

Awareness Heals by Steven Shafarman. Written by one of Feldenkrais’ American students, Steven worked closely with Feldenkrais for several years. It is a practical book with many lessons and lots of illustrations.
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Mindful Spontaneity by Ruthy Alon. Ruthy Alon was one of Feldenkrais’ original students in Israel. She has written an elegant, delightful and very accessible introduction to the method.
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Relaxercise: The Easy New Way to Health and Fitness by Mark Reese and David Zemach-Bersin. Both authors worked extensively with Feldenkrais. This is one of the most popular books of lessons available.
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The Thinking Body by Mabel Todd. Mabel Todd was an RN and a teacher in the 1920’s. Her theories had a great influence on Feldenkrais as he was developing his method. It is a fascinating book to read, to see how much knowledge was around so many years ago that took so long to permeate our culture.
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The Brain’s Way of Healing by Norman Doidge, M.D. This best selling book offers two chapters endorsing the Feldenkrais Method as a valid modality for encouraging neuroplasticity and recovery from injury.

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Links

www.feldenkrais.com For additional information on the Feldenkrais Method

uncommonsensing.com Alan Questel is a Feldenkrais Method instructor, teaching around the world.

www.feldenkrais.oslo.no – The Feldenkrais Method in Norway.

Feldenkraissf.com – Longest established Feldenkrais Center in the Bay area is a hub of live Feldenkrais teaching and good source of Feldenkrais CD programs.

Feldenkrais Institute of Arizona

The Feldenkrais Store