Choose the Way You Move!
THE FELDENKRAIS METHOD
Everyone has unique movement habits. These develop over the years due to a host of variables, such as where you grew up, when you crawled, whether you were a basketball player or ballerina or once fell out of a tree.
Moving with the same biases throughout a lifetime causes stress on particular muscles and joints. People who rely on their bodies professionally, like dancers, athletes and musicians, tend to feel these stresses earlier. But we all confront these limitations as we age.
Feldenkrais lessons are internationally recognized and evidence-based gentle movement sequences that are carefully designed to make you more aware of how you move.
With this new awareness and understanding, you can evaluate your habits and compare them to other options.
Choosing the way you move not only alleviates pain and reduces stress, but an expanded movement repertoire almost always improves your view of who you are and what you are capable of.
Feldenkrais®, Feldenkrais Method®, Awareness Through Movement® and Functional Integration®
are registered service marks of the Feldenkrais Guild® of North America.
"What I am after isn't flexible bodies, but flexible brains. What I am after is restoring human dignity."
FELDENKRAIS LESSONS IN FAIRFIELD COUNTY, CONNECTICUT
Wendy was born in Zimbabwe and met her American husband while he was on a motorcycle trip through Africa. They married, lived in Hong Kong, and have three beautiful grown children. She published a memoir about growing up in Africa and loves painting, cooking, and gardening. Feldenkrais is the culmination of a lifelong interest in mindfulness and somatic education.
FELDENKRAIS CONNECT STUDIO
Mondays: 4:30 - 5:30
Cost: $15 per class
I teach floor classes at my home studio in Westport CT. Please call ahead or email to get my address and confirm space.
These Awareness Through Movement classes are curated for self discovery and open to everyone 16 years old or older. Wear comfortable clothes and be on time. Mats are provided.
DARIEN SENIOR CENTER
2 Renshaw Rd, Mather Center, Darien, CT, 06820
Tuesdays, 11 am - 12 noon
These are chair classes. Call the Mather Center for information and directions.
LAPHAM COMMUNITY CENTER
Waveny Park, New Canaan, CT 06840
Tuesdays, 1:10 pm - 2:00 pm
These are floor classes available to residents of New Canaan, CT. Please call the center for more details.
PRIVATE FUNCTIONAL INTEGRATION SESSIONS
These lessons are customized for your specific needs and are the fastest way towards feeling better. Using my hands, I gently explore your movement habits and together we will facilitate new movement options. You will leave with less pain, improved performance, and a renewed sense of what it means to be in your own body.
Wear loose, comfortable clothing that you can move in
We are not trying to "fix" anything. There is no ideal body out there. We are born with a particular skeleton, muscles and nervous system that is limited by our past and our physical habits. Through Feldenkrais lessons, you are invited to explore an easier, more joyful and efficient way to inhabit your own skin