Santa Fe 5 Training
(Open for Enrollment until April 2013)
Rocky Mountain 2 Training
(middle of Year 3)
Movement Educators has organized and graduated the following
Feldenkrais Professional Training Programs:
(1) Santa Fe 2000 - 2000-2003
(2) Santa Barbara - 2000-2004
(3) North Carolina (Chapel Hill) - 2003-2006
(4) Santa Fe 3 - 2004-2007
(5) Rocky Mt 1 (Denver, CO) - 2006-2009
(6) Santa Fe 4 - 2008-2012
Dan Schmidt – graduate of North Carolina training program
Our Feldenkrais training programs are a unique certification process. It is an opportunity for both professional learning and personal growth. One of the great characteristics of this training is the necessity for the learner to be personally and intimately involved. One cannot learn or teach the Feldenkrais Method without the process of self-exploration.
Feldenkrais® trainings are complementary to Health Professionals, Performing Artists, Martial Artists, Educators and many other individuals looking for a Holistic and Alternative Approach to a first or second career.
Check this list to see if you are among the people who benefit by being trained in the Feldenkrais Method®.
. Looking for a new profession that is personally fulfilling.
. Working in the health/helping professions such as a doctor, nurse, psychologist, physical therapist, speech therapist, occupational therapist, massage therapist, therapist for rehabilitation, and orthopedic and neurological modalities.
. Performing artists such as singers, dancers, musicians, actors, clowns, mimes, circus performers.
. Athletes, Sport trainers, Personal trainers.
. Martial artists: Judo, Aikido, Jujitsu, Tai Chi Chuan, Chi Kung, Kung Fu, Tae Kwon Do.
Teachers or professors of all kinds.
Candidates for our training programs
Our programs are designed for a full range of students from all professions and walks of life. Many of our students are already working in domains where movement and learning are involved, including the fields of health, the arts, education or physical activity. We consider all applications from candidates including those who are in transition towards a new profession. Most importantly, we look for people who are passionate about learning and seek a high level of personal and professional development.
Experience with the Feldenkrais Method: It is suggested that candidates for this program experience the Feldenkrais Method before the beginning of the training.
Trainees shall be accepted into the Feldenkrais Professional training Program regardless of their race, gender, religion, physical limitations, age or sexual orientation, provided they fulfill the other requirements in the application process.
Certification and Accreditation
Our training programs follow international guidelines and are accredited by the North American Training and Accreditation Board (NATAB) and approved by the Feldenkrais Guild® of North America. (FGNA). In certain states, or countries, professional practice may be subject to licensing laws limiting their professional practice unless the graduate has (a) certain license(s). Neither Awareness Through Movement® nor Functional Integration® lessons may be taught professionally until the teacher has graduated from an accredited training program. Interim authorization as an Awareness Through Movement teacher is a student teaching position, subject to completing all graduation requirements. Read more about certification and accreditation.
Betty & Joe Akiba – graduates of the Santa Fe 2 training program