Dr. Moshe Feldenkrais has developed a system that is many years ahead of conventional medical understanding.
Martin Rossman, MD, Author

FAQs

  1. What’s the main difference between the group classes and the individual sessions? In the Awareness Through Movement classes you follow the teacher’s verbal instructions while moving yourself. In Functional Integration sessions, the work is more hands on with the practitioner guiding your movements with skilled manipulation and touch.
  2. Should I begin with a group class (ATM) or an individual session (FI)? If you have a specific issue, condition or injury we recommend you begin you with FI sessions.  Here the practitioner’s attention is entirely on you, and the lesson is tailored for your particular needs.  Some people start with ATM classes and later begin private sessions.  The best thing is to call us and tell us your situation and we’ll be glad to advise you on the best course for you. 
  3. Do I need any special equipment? There are no special machines or expensive equipment you need to benefit from The Feldenkrais Method. The Institute provides the mats, pads and rollers used in our classes and sesssions.  Doing Feldenkrais on your own at home requires nothing more than a floor with a carpet, pad or mat, with perhaps some pads or cushions for your comfort in the various positions used in the lessons. The Institute offers many lessons on audio CD for you to continue your improvement at home.

If you have a question you’d like to see answered, please send it to us, and we’ll be happy to send our reply and perhaps add it to our FAQs. 

Feldenkrais Classes

Awareness Through Movement

We offer over a dozen classes every week with excellent teachers. No prior experience is necessary; your second class is free. If you are new to the Feldenkrais Method or are experiencing physical discomfort, we suggest that you start with our Basics Class. If you are already familiar with the Feldenkrais Method, jump in anywhere; come to any of our ten weekly Open Classes.

Click HERE for up-to-date details and teacher substitutions (if any) and to register in advance for any class.


**Community classes are pay-what-you-can, with a suggested fee of $10.00.

For your first class, please arrive at least 10 minutes prior to the scheduled class start time.

We recommend loose, comfortable clothing.
Mats, pads are provided.

All classes are drop-in. Get your first two classes for the price of one!
Drop-in for $25
6 class card for $125
12 class card for $250

Members receive FREE unlimited classes and one FREE Functional Integration session every month

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Call (212) 727-1014



Up Next at the Institute

Better Sitting
– Wednesday, March 1

Rejuvenate Your Posture
– Saturday, March 18

Dancing with the How
– Saturday, March 18

Pain Free & Happy Hips
– Tuesday, March 21

The Feldenrais Gym with Josh
– Tuesday, March 28


As a career dancer and teacher, I am no longer feeling daily discomfort from the over-use of muscle groups, and I am more efficient with teaching movement. I truly believe that whatever you are pursuing in life, Feldenkrais can help you achieve your goal in a clear and gentle way.
- Lise Weber-Frutchey, Dancer and Choreographer



Individual Sessions

The most direct way to benefit from Feldenkrais is to work privately with one of our highly skilled practitioners. In Functional Integration lessons, the work is tailored specifically to your needs, the touch is gentle and communicative, and your comfort is respected.  Call 212-727-1014 for an appointment.



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Introduction to the Feldenkrais Method - CD

Focus on the Knees & Ankles - CD

Awareness Through Movement - Book



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The Feldenkrais Method has given me the ability to do things in tennis I never could do before and has relieved my body of the pain accumulated from over twenty years of competitive playing.
- Tony Trear, Tennis Teaching Pro and Ex-Pro Player