This course is the first in a series of lessons providing essential information and tools for understanding and presenting Group Classes. In this first part, we will be providing a framework for the whole series by discussing
- Lesson 1: Flexible Minds
- Lesson 2: Reprogramming and Rewiring
- Lesson 3: Psychological Impact
- Lesson 4: Independent Exploration
Each lesson includes the following 5 activities:
- A 10 minute Lecture
- A Demonstration illustrating the topic discussed
- Document of an MBS Key Principle© pertaining to the subject material
- A Group Class sequence connected to the subject which you can experience at your leisure.
- A discussion Question
MBS Academy has long been recognized as the leader in developing and teaching the work of Dr. Moshe Feldenkrais. For over four decades, we have introduced and trained students, practitioners and trainers worldwide in the approach, philosophy and practical applications of Mind Body Studies, as originated by Dr. Feldenkrais.
MBS Academy’s mission is to keep building on the core principles developed by Dr. Moshe Feldenkrais and continued in collaboration with Mia Segal. Since our founding by Mia Segal and Leora Gaster, we have developed and offered succinct and effective curriculum for all our trainings.
Mia Segal was Dr. Feldenkrais' first assistant, collaborator and associate for sixteen years, after which together, they trained students worldwide.
Mia is known for her unequalled mastery of the work and as a superb teacher. She is committed to ensure that this work continues in the essential and powerful form it was given to her by Dr. Feldenkrais. Mia has been acclaimed worldwide as the standard bearer for the applications and philosophy of the Feldenkrais Method™. Mia has a black belt in Judo, which she received in the Kodokan, Tokyo, in 1970.
Leora Gaster grew up under the personal guidance of Dr. Feldenkrais and has spent the last 3 decades developing the curriculum and methodology of his complete work in Mind Body Studies for MBS Academy.
Leora has been teaching Mind Body Studies internationally for over 30 years, collaborating with her mother, Mia Segal, in conducting courses for all levels and multiple professional applications. Leora wrote the comprehensive set of manuals and Core Principles of MBS Practice and Teaching and has produced video and audio recordings, illustrating its foundational elements and applications.