The Feldenkrais Method® is a powerful tool for relieving pain and making beneficial changes to posture, movement and stress levels. Now this unique process can be available in your workplace, right where you and your colleagues need it the most. It is the ideal approach to Repetitive Strain Injury, Sciatica, and work-related back and neck pain.

The aim of the Feldenkrais Method®, in the words of its founder, is “to make the impossible possible, the difficult easy, and the easy elegant”, through the simple process of improving posture and helping the individual discover a new, more efficient, more flexible way of moving and being. It is the ideal tool for tackling physical problems that develop at work. It offers a decrease in pain and muscle tension in the short term, with the possibility of permanent relief from severe conditions with regular sessions.

Functional Integration - The Individual Solution

The beauty of this work is that it can be done effectively almost anywhere, including lying on the floor, sitting on a chair, or sitting with head resting on desk, etc. All that is needed is a small private space, free from distractions.

N.B. It is important to note that, however enjoyable, this is a learning process and consequently permanent changes require greater levels of commitment from the client, depending on the severity of the underlying problem.

Awareness Through Movement - The Group Solution

I can also teach group sessions where there is a suitable space available. Awareness Through Movement lessons offer the same benefits as the private Functional Integration sessions. All that is needed is a pleasant space for a group of people to either lie on the floor, or sit in chairs. Group work in sitting is ideal for tackling the kinds of physical problems that people develop in the modern office environment. This work is both powerful, and fun to do, and group classes can maximise the benefits for everyone.

"I worked as a subtitler for ITN which meant that I had periods of very fast, intense keyboard work, interspersed with downtime. I would suffer regular bouts of Repetitive Strain Injury as an occupational hazard. I went to the company physiotherapist who was sympathetic, but who could offer me little in terms of short-term relief or long-term healing. Osteopathy helped to take away the pain, but what Feldenkrais gave me was a far greater understanding of how to prevent the pain in the first place. Private Feldenkrais sessions helped me learn how to take care of myself and look after my posture while working, as well as providing me with exercises to tackle both the pain, and the underlying problems, if R.S.I. reoccurred.
I now work at the Cabinet office, and occasionally feel twinges of the old pain, but as soon as I feel those twinges I go straight back to my exercises. knowing I can deal with the problem myself means I just don’t have to worry about it anymore."

Jane Parsons, an RSI sufferer

Contact Maggy to discuss your requirements.