Functional Integration

Awareness Through Movement classes and Functional Integration lessons are appropriate for a wide range of people, for all ages and for all abilities



Individual Lessons - Functional Integration

Functional Integration is a hands-on form of communication through touch. The Feldenkrais Practitioner explores how you organise your body, and hints through gentle touch and movements, how to include more of your self when you move in your daily activities.

The lesson is usually performed with the student lying on a table, fully clothed, as the teacher's hands gently support you, encouraging and guiding you towards new ways of moving and organising yourself.

Each lesson is designed to address your particular habits of moving and holding yourself. Your increasing self-awareness enables you to let go of these habits, to find and choose new patterns of movement; you may find similar development in the flexibility of your thinking and feeling.

The lesson will often lead to suggestions by the teacher for ways of working on your own, in order to help the new choices become a lasting part of your life. Lessons are particularly useful for specific or long-standing problems, to deepen your experience of Awareness Through Movement classes, or to provide ongoing support for your everyday life.