Training Feldenkrais

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Weekends in Province and other countries

Week-ends in other countries

The interactive work proposed by François Combeau during these post-graduate workshops allows each participant to develop the capacities necessary for an efficient and creative practice of the Feldenkrais Method®, (ATM and IF), easily adaptable to the individual needs of their students. Independently of specific themes, the work is based around “how does one sense, imagine, propose, invite and accomplish” rather than “what does one do”. From the many workshops given outside of France, this approach has proved extremely satisfactory for many practitioners.

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Advanced-training for Feldenkrais practitioners


« To live in freedom, breathe in freedom »


Nürnberg (Germany) : August 31st – September 4th, 2022
Teaching will be in English


« Breathing is a universal, dynamic process in which man is included. It manifests itself in us through respiration, apparent as inhalation and exhalation. This is indeed a two-way flow between the inner and outer worlds, a gateway to All. This dynamic process does not belong to us. It is a cycle triggered without any intervention of the mind and sustained beyond our control. Yet we can intervene through voluntary muscles which shrink or expand spaces and impose shapes.

Deep breathing is not confined to the chest or diaphragm movements. It involves the entire body. Unicity and balance are the features of healthy breathing. For all parts of the body to live and breathe fully, the chest must be stripped of its armour, the face must allow the passages (nostrils, pharynx, glottis…) to loosen, and the spine must recover its wholeness and flexibility, so as to track the wave of breath as it wells up from the abdomen, travels right through the body and unfurls across the face.

By embodying universal breath in us, breathing indeed provides a two-way flow between the inner and outer worlds. Consequently, if nothing is there to impede this dynamic process, it can remain free and adapt to the reality of both worlds while meeting our needs, intentions, activities, emotional states and relationships. It faithfully shadows our physical life as well as the subtlechanges in our emotional life.


Informations and applications directly by Christine Eibert



Workshop open to the public


“A mobile Head ; an alive, expressive, relaxed Face and more functional freedom for facial and mouth organs ” (Part 2)

Helsinki : September 17th – 18th, 2022
Teaching will be in English


When true verticality returns, the head (the bearer of the sensory and expressive functions) being functionally supported from the feet, recovers total freedom of movement. By standing upright man expresses his specificity, and his considerably expanded field of observation and action.

This new balance and great freedom of movement, allowed a considerable development of the sensory functions and in particular, the widening of visual, auditory and olfactory fields, along the depth perception and clearness of contours…

Consequently, allowing man the possibility of increasing fine differentiation of the facial organs, given access to articulated language, the vehicle of thought, and facial mimicry expressing all kind of emotions becoming language by itself and the mirror of our major dynamisms and the instrument of an authentic dialogue.

In other words all these functions and movements of facial organs, depend on the balance of the head and the freedom of each cervical vertebra. And the same time, the way we use those expressive and sensory instruments affect or influence the freedom and mobility of the neck and more generally of the all spine.


For informations and applications, please contact directly Marie Körkkö



Advanced-training for Feldenkrais practitioners

Seat, mobility, strength and life of the Pelvis 


Zurich: February 3rd – 6th, 2021
Teaching will be in English


An energy center, the link with the original matrix, the pelvis is truly the seat of life.

Via the lower limbs and the feet, the pelvis is the dynamic expression of our relationship with the ground and our bearings.

The positioning of the pelvis in relation to the legs ensure a stable and functional foundation for the trunk, arms and head.  As such, it contributes to the equilibrium of the spinal column and the back.

Indeed, be it for stability in standing or in sitting, the liberty of the pelvis in relation to the legs (therefore the freedom in the hip joints) influences the dynamics of the joint between the sacrum and the lumbar spine (L5/S1) and stimulates the true reflex of the spine for upright posture.  This allows the back to be carried erect, while maintaining force and mobility with minimum muscular engagement thus also allowing the development of deeper and fuller breathing.

Its balance and freedom of movement play a crucial part in the organisation of many functions, such as breathing, digestion, sexual activity, walking etc. Through awareness situations and the exploration of easy but unusual movements, each of us will re-acquire improved mobility of the lumbar column through more functional and differentiated use of each vertebra.


Informations and applications directly by Katja Schicht




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