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The Feldenkrais Training Academy

Train to become a Certified Feldenkrais Practitioner with the confidence and competence to build a successful practice in the Feldenkrais Method® of somatic education.


Why become a Feldenkrais practitioner?

Being a Feldenkrais practitioner can be the most rewarding work you’ll ever do – fascinating, challenging, and fulfilling. Imagine helping people live their lives more fully, comfortably, and with renewed vigor. Imagine a career where every day you are effective, creative, and inspired.
Discover why people become practitioners.

Who is this training for?

It’s for those wanting a career helping others profoundly improve their lives. Whether your intention is to open an independent practice or incorporate the work into another profession, this training will help you realize life’s full potential for yourselves and others. There are no prerequisites except a desire to delve deeply into yourself and the Feldenkrais Method.
Find out more about the training.

Why train with us?

Led by one of the world’s most respected Feldenkrais trainers, Jeff Haller, Ph.D., our passionate, dedicated, and experienced team will give you unprecedented support and guidance throughout your training to become a skilled practitioner.
Hear about our unique approach.

We do not work with people’s problems, but with their health. Health as the capacity to recover from shock; the ability to overcome obstacles; the capacity to live one’s dreams.
Dr. Moshe Feldenkrais

Awareness Through Movement® class. Video still: Paul McGowan

Learning the structure of the foot. Video still: Paul McGowan

Dorothy, a professional ballerina. Video still: Paul McGowan

The Feldenkrais Training Academy

This is your first step towards becoming a certified Feldenkrais practitioner.

This training is designed specifically for people who want to make a living as Feldenkrais practitioners. Its unique benefits include:

  • Your learning is year-round: In addition to in-person segments, the training includes weekly assignments, monthly online classes, and online mentoring groups every other week.
  • You’ll get the support you need, with your own experienced mentor as well as a small mentoring group.
  • You’ll get the experience you need, receiving significant clinical supervision and teaching a wide variety of Awareness Through Movement® and Functional Integration® lessons.
  • You’ll know where you stand and what you need to work on: The training includes ongoing self-assessment to address your emerging strengths and weaknesses as you train.
  • You’ll be part of a committed community that thinks deeply, shares its talents, and digs into the work together. Each person is committed to developing the skills, experience, and knowledge they need to have a prosperous, satisfying, and successful career in the Feldenkrais Method.
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Exploring anti-fragile walking. Photo: Lila Hurwitz

What Makes This Training Different?

The Feldenkrais Training Academy is a reinvention of how Feldenkrais practitioners have been trained. Our goal is to ensure that graduates are competent and confident, with the skills and experience they need to build and maintain successful Feldenkrais practices.


HEAR ABOUT OUR UNIQUE APPROACH

Pre-Training Workshops

Attend a pre-training workshop in your area to see what a day in the training is like! You’ll experience Awareness Through Movement group classes, watch demonstrations of Functional Integration lessons and practice your own hands-on work, engage with the principles of the Feldenkrais Method, meet our staff, and more.

INFO & REGISTRATION

Sensing ground forces in ATM class.

News & Upcoming Events

Watch the Feldenkrais Method in action; dig deep into interviews and articles; join us at upcoming events; and lots more.

  • “Jeff articulates, brilliantly and with exceptional clarity, his profound understanding of the Feldenkrais Method.”

    Carey Haskell, Guild Certified Feldenkrais Practitioner

  • “From clarifying the breathing process to optimal organization during powerful movements, Jeff offers the minute particulars and global metaphors that can transform your understanding of Feldenkrais work.”

    Gary Waskowsky, Guild Certified Feldenkrais Practitioner

  • “There are very few trainers that I would endorse as highly as Jeff Haller to teach the Feldenkrais Method.”

    Jerry Karzen, Guild Certified Feldenkrais Trainer

  • Jeff’s exceptional vision and clarity of the Feldenkrais training process is matched by his deep, unwavering support for students and Assistant Trainers in their individual learning journeys.

    Robert Spencer, Guild Certified Feldenkrais Practitioner

  • “Jeff articulates, brilliantly and with exceptional clarity, his profound understanding of the Feldenkrais Method.”

    Carey Haskell, Certified Feldenkrais Practitioner

  • “From clarifying the breathing process to optimal organization during powerful movements, Jeff offers the minute particulars and global metaphors that can transform your understanding of Feldenkrais work.”

    Gary Waskowsky, Certified Feldenkrais Practitioner

  • “There are very few trainers that I would endorse as highly as Jeff Haller to teach the Feldenkrais Method.”

    Jerry Karzen, Certified Feldenkrais Trainer

  • Jeff’s exceptional vision and clarity of the Feldenkrais training process is matched by his deep, unwavering support for students and Assistant Trainers in their individual learning journeys.

    Robert Spencer, Certified Feldenkrais Practitioner

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