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Anytime Fitness Sioux City, IA
(712) 252-5555
409 Nebraska Street
Sioux City, IA
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Snap Fitness - Fitness Club
(402) 494-1606
1901 Cornhusker Dr
South Sioux City, NE
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Jazzercise
(712) 281-5299
353 Wesley Way
Sioux City, IA
 
Anytime Fitness Sioux City, IA (Morningside)
(712) 224-2475
4700 Morningside Ave
Sioux City, IA
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Four Seasons Health Club
(712) 224-3451
4240 Hickory Ln
Sioux City, IA
 
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(712) 277-2882
401 Douglas St
Sioux City, IA
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(605) 232-8713
317 Dakota Dunes Blvd.
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Continuing Ed: The Feldenkrais Method

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A Functional Integration sessionA Functional Integration session. Photo by Rosalie O’Connor, courtesy The Feldenkrais Guild“Continuing Ed” is our regular look at workshops, programs and other methods of bodywork that can enhance your skills as a Pilates teacher.


By Nicole Rogers

The Olympic gold medal-winning Italian fencing team recently revealed Feldenkrais as their “secret weapon,” and many others rave about the benefits—pain and stress relief, enhancement of artistic and athletic performance, improved posture and balance. But it may be easier to experience Feldenkrais than to explain it.

The method was invented by a man named Moshe Pinhas Feldenkrais, with a long and impressive resume including degrees in mechanical and electrical engineering, a D.Sc. in physics from the Sorbonne, work on a Van de Graaf generator used for atomic fission experiments, and extensive knowledge of Judo and Jujitsu. Before his death in 1984, Feldenkrais taught small groups of practitioners to continue teaching the method we know today as Feldenkrais. Now there are approximately 6,000 practitioners around the world.

The Feldenkrais Method is an educational system designed to improve awareness through movement. The Feldenkrais Institute of New York puts it this way: “An integration of biology, neuroscience and psychology, the Method explores the biological and cultural aspects of movement and posture, and how habitual ways of moving, feeling, and acting can constrain us to a small portion of our potential.” In other words, as humans we ordinarily learn to move well enough to function, but our abilities to function with greater ease and skill remain to be developed. The Feldenkrais Method teaches—through movement—how we can improve our capabilities to function in our daily lives.

There are two ways in which Feldenkrais is taught:
Awareness Through Movement – group classes
Functional Integration – a hands-on, one-on-one session with a practitioner

THE PILATES PERSPECTIVE ON FELDENKRAIS
O-Sel Nyima is a Pilates instructor and Feldenkrais practitioner in Brooklyn, NY. She invited me to her home to explain more about Feldenkrais and how it enhances her Pilates instruction.

Q. What was your first experience with Feldenkrais?
A. It was completely by accident. I just saw a flyer for a workshop and the workshop was “From Performance to Perfection.” It was a workshop for dancers and actors, people who performed. I’d always had this issue in my pelvis, having had a really bad accident years ago, which nobody had ever sorted out. I’d been to chiropractors and acupuncturists, I’d done Pilates, I’d done everything under the sun. And it was I think by the end of the first morning of this workshop, when suddenly the pain disappeared. And I don’t know what I d...

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'Baby Liv' Demonstrates Feldenkrais

If you’re a student of movement, a parent or just baby crazy, you’ll love this video montage of baby Liv as she learns how to use her body. Without even realizing it, you’ve also just watched what you would do in a Feldenkrais Awareness Through Movement Lesson. The video is part of The Next 25 Years , a video project that aims to demonstrate and explain the Feldenkrais Method in a simple, effective way. Moshe Feldenkrais, like Joseph Pilates, studied how babies develop and move and used those observations as a foundation for his method.

Even more so than Pilates, Feldenkrais is difficult to explain to the uninitiated, and it suffers from a “strange” name. Irene Gutteridge, producer of The Next 25 Years and a Feldenkrais practitioner in British Columbia, Canada, is trying to make it more accessible and bring more recognition to the method. If Baby Liv’s video is any indication, she may succeed. It’s been on YouTube for just over two weeks and already has over 10,000 views. We’ll be keeping our eye on this project - maybe she can take on Pilates next?...

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