“This is the most sophisticated and effective method I have seen for the prevention and reversal of deterioration of function. We’re condemning millions of people to a deteriorated old age that’s not necessary.”  

— Margaret Mead, PhD, Anthropologist



“Feldenkrais has studied the body in movement with a precision I have found nowhere else.” 

— Peter Brook, Film & Stage Director



“Feldenkrais is not just pushing muscles around, but changing things in the brain itself.”

— Karl Pribram, M.D., Neuroscientist, Stanford Univ, Winner of the Havel Prize in Neuroscience



“Feldenkrais represents a revolution in human health.”
— Smithsonian Magazine



“Genius, of the magnitude possessed by Moshe Feldenkrais defies categorization… He could function at the highest level in nuclear physics, as a martial artist, as an inventor, … and as one of the most prescient observers of neuroscience…. 

pioneering a unique way of teaching people … to change their brains, by increasing awareness of whatever they did, providing the foundation for a gentle but powerful approach to alleviating human suffering.”

—Dr. Norman Doidge, MD, Award winning science writer and author of NY Times bestseller, The Brain’s Way of Healing: Remarkable Discoveries and Recoveries from the Frontiers of Neuroplasticity


The Feldenkrais Method has also greatly improved my personal quality of life by reducing the restrictions and limitations I thought were permanent due to multiple sclerosis.”

— Maria Luskin, Neuroscience Professor Emory University Medical School


“Feldenkrais’s work is innovative, gentle, and often strikingly effective.”

—ANDREW WEIL, MD Integrative Medicine pioneer and author


Feldenkrais [is] …   to somatics as Freud was to psychology.” 

— Robert Shaw, M.D., Medical Director, The Family Institute of Berkeley, CA





In the media


“Trying the Feldenkrais Method for Chronic Pain”


Click here to read the full article in the New York Times.



"I had long refrained from writing about this method of countering pain because I thought it was some sort of New Age gobbledygook with no scientific basis. Boy, was I wrong!" 

-  Jane Brody,  Health Columnist for the New York Times, 10/31/2017


Click here to read the full article in the New York Times.






“A Different Way to Relieve Years of Back Pain”

Washington Post,  by Lisa Rein,  9/27/2018

Click here to read the full article in the Washington Post.