Mastering Effective Communication in ATM and FI

A series of short lessons teaching how to be grounded, precise, and simple | taught by MBS Academy

Course description

This course guides you in applying connections of concepts and techniques, for both MBS Group Classes and Individuals Lessons.

Addressing both physiological and psychological messages and how they are linked, you will gain insight into the work and tools for making the most of your work in effective and meaningful lessons.

These lessons are excerpts from a Master Practitioner Training seminar and presented in short 1-5 minute sections, each providing a concept and demonstration, allowing you to work at your own pace, toward making the most of each lesson.

We recommend printing the Study Guide at the beginning of the course. This will allow you to follow along with the different lessons and take your own notes. Each lesson has a question at the end, to help and encourage you to take these concept further and apply them to life and work, individually and in study-groups.

Many of the questions include partner-work instructions, enabling interesting and easy ways to integrate the concepts.

If you have any questions as you go through the course, feel free to contact MBS Trainers at admin@mbsacademy.org and include in the subject line: MBS Trainer Question.

We hope you enjoy this Online Course and find your practice benefits from learning or revisiting these lessons.


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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.

Course Curriculum

Study Guide
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