Watch streaming videos from MBS Academy's Professional Foundation Training Seminars. With 10 total Foundation seminars, new seminars are continuing to be edited and added to the Online Academy Foundation Review.
This training provides you with a thorough understanding and high competency in applications of Mind Body Studies, as developed by Dr. Feldenkrais, and taught by the highest qualified instructors. Our trainers are devoted to sharing this work in the way he developed it, and have integrated it with the latest innovative concepts.
Our curriculum is solid and comprehensive, based on many decades of experience and development. We combine the Group Class (ATM) sequences with hands-on Individual Lessons (FI), using our trademarked Grounded, Precise and Simple (GPS)™ approach. The work thus presented, is always clear and applicable. We interweave deep understanding of principles and applications, always maintaining a spirit of curiosity, creativity and discovery.
MBS Academy courses are reputed for creating the most successful practitioners over the last 30 years. We merge practical applications, physical understanding, examination of underlying principles and professional empowerment.
**Please note: the course content below is a sample from a seminar. Each seminar's content varies, with approximately 13-17 hours of videos to watch, experience and enjoy.
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.