LEARNING SELF-ORGANIZATION AGAIN AND AGAIN AND AGAIN...

with Jeff Haller, Ph.D., Trainer

JUNE 11–15, BARNARD COLLEGE, NEW YORK CITY
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Our Invitation to Practitioners:

We are happy to announce that Jeff Haller will come to New York City this June to teach an advanced training for Feldenkrais® practitioners.  The workshop will last 5-days and will be held at Barnard College on the upper west side of Manhattan.  (see below)

Over the past six years we have had the pleasure of traveling to the pacific northwest to study with Jeff many times. We are thrilled that more of our east coast colleagues now have the opportunity to share this learning experience with us.

Studying with Jeff and working with his materials has helped us transform our self-organization and make it useful for our clients. We’ve grown more solid and efficient in our understanding of movement and the arts of ATM and FI, and we’ve never felt stronger in our ability to ask questions and communicate our work to clients.

Jeff offers an especially clear and coherent interpretation of the Feldenkrais Method®.  He teaches principles of movement and self-organization that provide you with specific criteria and a practical path towards greater competency in this work. 

In each training, Jeff has continued to refine and clarify his teaching to an extraordinary degree, uncovering the hidden meanings in Dr. Feldenkrais’ work.  In his demonstrations, his ability to speak about biological fitness and efficiency, and his encouragement and calm presence, Jeff’s students find greater specificity, support and creativity in how they sense, move and educate their clients. 

In addition to this advanced training, Jeff will also return to begin a mentoring program in New York this fall. The June advanced training will serve as one of the prerequisites for joining the mentoring program.  For more information about the Fall mentoring program, please visit the mentoring page.   Below is the description for the upcoming June training.

We hope you will join us.  Please help us spread the word by sharing this announcement with your friends and colleagues who might like to attend. 

Sincerely,

Andrew Gibbons and Anat Meiri


Learning Self Organization Again and Again and Again...

Photograph by Philipp Unseld, GCFP

Photograph by Philipp Unseld, GCFP

Years ago, I began my investigations into the inner workings of the Feldenkrais Method® and the biological principles that are foundational to the work. One of my first investigations was into Moshe’s statement from the San Francisco Training where he said he could lift a person’s head without changing the tone in his arms. There was a great deal for me to put together before I could accomplish it myself, much less teach others how to attain that degree of self-organization when working with clients.

I have taught self-organization many times to students in training programs and advanced trainings and each program has lead to a further refinement of the process. For those of you who have worked with me in the past, not only will you have a chance to review what you learned, but continue to refine and improve what you know. Those, who are new to working with me you will discover how to:

  • Support yourself and work with proportional, equal distribution of tone.
  • Improve your ability to listen to what your client communicates when you touch them.
  • Improve the quality of your touch.
  • Give higher quality Functional Integration® lessons.
  • Improve your comfort while working.
  • Take what you have learned in ATM on the floor into active upright movement.

Jeff giving a Functional Integration® lesson to a trainee recovering from an ACL injury. Lesson was filmed in Victoria, BC during his training program.

Jeff's Website: www.InsideMoves.org / Testimonials for Jeff's work.
Watch a spontaneous video testimonial by Jerry Karzen

Blog

Read Andrew's comments on Jeff's FI with Dorothy. 

Read Andrew's comments on Jeff's FI with Dick.  


REGISTRATION & HOUSING INFORMATION

The Workshop

Dates: June 11 — 15, 2014
(Wednesday — Sunday)

Time:  9:00 am — 4:30 pm each day.

Location:  Barnard College, 
3009 Broadway, NY, NY 10027
Studio 305 Barnard Hall 
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Tuition: $750 by May 1st,  $900 thereafter.  

Payment: You can pay and register online (just click the "add to cart" button above), or mail a check* made payable to "Body of Knowledge"  to:

Andrew Gibbons, GCFP
Body of Knowledge
41 Union Square West, #409
New York, NY 10003

*please indicate on the memo line of your check that you agree to the cancellation policy, and don't forget to mail it by the early-bird date of May 1st.
Thank you!

 

Cancellation Policy: 
$75 fee before May 1. Thereafter: $125 fee (workshop only). 
*Please Note: Due to the College's housing policy, there is no refund for your housing cost in the event of your cancellation after April 11th. If you cancel on or before April 11, we will refund your housing payment.

 

PLEASE NOTE: HOUSING REGISTRATION IS CLOSED. 

Need Housing?  

For those needing accommodations during the workshop, Barnard has provided us with a limited number of rooms across the street from the workshop venue. These are no-frills air conditioned dorm rooms with shared bathrooms/showers on the same floor. A few more-spacious double rooms are available at a higher rate. Each room has a bed(s), desk, chair and a closet. The rooms are provided with clean sheets, a blanket, a pillow and towels. There is a comfortable lounge area and a kitchen. The kitchen has a stove, oven and a microwave (no refrigerator, and no plates/utensils). There’s also a laundry room in the building. Meals are not included. There are dozens of grocery stores, sandwich shops and restaurants in the 6 blocks south of campus on Broadway. To book your room, you must register for both the workshop and your room no later than April 11*. (Please read our cancellation policy before registering and paying for your room.)

Single Room

Housing Rates: 

Single Room – $350.
This rate is the total price for 5 nights.  

Room Rental Period: 

Check-in is Tuesday, June 10th at 2:00pm
Check-out is Sun, June 15th at 11:00am.

Housing is for workshop participants only and for the entire duration of the workshop: 5 nights.   We cannot arrange shorter duration stays (1 night, 2 nights, etc...).  If you are interested in sharing a double room, please call Anat Meiri at (415) 713-3614 to discuss the details of your shared room before your register online for the workshop. 

There is a $25 replacement fee for lost keys.

*Please Note: Due to the College's housing policy, there is no refund for your housing cost in the event of your cancellation after April 11th. If you cancel on or before April 11, we will refund your housing payment.

 

 

Workshop Organizers: 

Andrew Gibbons, GCFP 
(347) 460-9359

Anat Meiri, GCFP 
(415) 713-3614

Email us at: 
jeffhaller_nytraining@bodyofknowledge.me

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