Stephen, a physiotherapist, had broken his right arm 10 months prior to this, his first introduction to MBS Academy work. His shoulder had been in a cast for 6 weeks and he is still unable to raise it forward more than 110 degrees and no more than 10 degrees sideways. In this video, you will observe Mia Segal giving him his first Individual Lesson to help him with his pain and increase his range of motion.
Mia Segal was Dr. Feldenkrais’ first assistant, collaborator and associate for sixteen years, after which together, they trained students worldwide. Of Mia, Feldenkrais said: “With you, I have reached summits that alone, I could not reach. The best lessons I ever gave, were inspired by your encouraging gaze”. Mia is known for her unequalled mastery of the work and as a superb teacher. The unique design of her programs is testimony to her vast experience and leadership in teaching this method. She is committed to ensure that this work continues in the essential and powerful form it was given to her by Dr. Feldenkrais during their many years of collaboration and friendship. Mia has been acclaimed worldwide as the standard bearer for the applications and philosophy of Dr. Feldenkrais’ Mind Body Studies. Mia has a black belt in Judo, which she received in the Kodokan, Tokyo, in 1970. Click here to learn more about Mia Segal.