All of the subjects I teach are available online.

I am using Zoom, which means that a recording of your lesson is included in the fee, and is yours to keep.

*All group class fees are ‘suggested-rate-or-any-donation-welcome’

All booking is via direct contact with me, by email or call – all my contact details are here.

Please note that a brief description of all my regular classes appears here first, and thus this list may not be in a sensible order, date-wise! 

You will find more detailed descriptions of all my regular online classes on this page.

Awareness Through Movement Online Classes on Zoom*

Tuesdays @ Noon

12 pm – 1.30 pm BST

£15 per class, or any donation welcome

This class is a general class and suitable for all levels of ability – we usually have time for a group chat afterwards for anyone who does not need to dash away. I find that these chats are very valuable for deepening the understanding of what Feldenkrais is all about.

Thursdays @ 6pm

6 pm – 7 pm BST

This is a very gentle class and particularly suitable for anyone with chronic issues with injury, pain, or fatigue.

£10 per class, or any donation welcome

*Regular attendees will receive all recordings and notes even if they miss a class

These are ongoing classes, so the intention is for you to commit to attending on a regular basis: once a week is good, twice a week is better. Feldenkrais is about learning to learn; these are skills that you will develop over time with practice, and the benefits you will experience are also cumulative.

One reason I am so enjoying teaching on Zoom is the facility to share a recording of the class so you can build up an archive of lessons to explore whenever you wish.

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Your Potent Inner Voice

Sensory Self-Awareness for Self-Healing

Wednesday Evenings

7 – 8.30 pm  BST / 2 – 3.30 pm EDT

Online + Recording

£15 – or any donation welcome

These extended evening classes focus on my Feldenkrais-based self-healing strategies, and the recordings are intended to make it very easy for you to develop these skills for yourself. I am exploring the evening format with the intention of supporting better sleep as well as pain relief and self-calming. I do realise that those of you joining us for elsewhere at different times of day may not be looking for such a soporific experience!

*Please note that you can choose to join us for the first hour only, particularly if that would make joining the class regularly more manageable for you. 

…this image goes well with my upcoming Sphincters Daily, so leaving it here!

The “wandering” vagus nerve…

Dr Stephen Porges PolyVagal Theory provides an explanation for the efficacy of breath and voice practises at a neurological and evolutionary level. Our nervous system is focussed on our safety, and our sense of safety is fundamental to our sense of wellness. The vagus nerve manages both our older reptilian stress management circuits and our newer mammalian circuits, and we can use the management of our to soothe ourselves, increase our sense of safety, and shift our nervous system into our rest-and-recuperation mode – the neurological state that switches on our self-healing mechanisms, and helps to promote our physical and mental resilience.

Every time we inhale we briefly stimulate our sympathetic state-of-readiness (known as our fight-or-flight mode), and then, as we exhale again we shift back into our rest-and-recuperate mode – so all we need to do to soothe our nervous system is to exhale for a little longer than we inhale – it is that simple. This is I am sure the reason why there is so much evidence that singing is proven to be good for the health. When you examine the evidence you quickly discover that it is all based on research into communal singing, but once you understand Porges theories then you can easily see how to use these practices in a way that is effective even when you are singing while home alone.

Integrating Your Internal Rhythms

Harmonising Your Sphincters, Diaphragms, & Your Pelvic Core

3rd–7th October

Online (fee includes Recordings, & Notes)

Monday–Thursday 2–3.30pm BST/9–10.30am EDT
–& earlier on Friday 1–2.30pm BST/8–9.30am EDT

£90 (suggested fee, or any donation welcome)

Plus–Bonus Invitation to a 3-hour Squatting workshop on October 8th

Synchronise, harmonise and integrate the pulses, oscillations and undulations connecting your (many) sphincters and your (many) diaphragms, and rediscover how to dance to the beat of your own natural rhythms. 

Human beings are not like mechanisms, instead we are a sophisticated system of integrated processes, and we are always adjusting our inner state of being, but not always with a clear awareness of how to establish a more lasting, deeper-rooted experience of well being. This workshop will provide you with a set of Awareness Through Movement sequences that will – with regular practise – help you to rebuild your “core” organisation from the inside out.

This daily course will include themes that are central to my Potent Voice and BodyMindfulness courses while remaining rooted in the Fundamentals of Feldenkrais. We will be playing with some vocal sounds but this course does not include any performance elements.

…and if you sign up for this course you will be invited to join me for free when I teach an online course on Squatting for New York’s internationally–celebrated Frederick Schjang!

Feldenkrais Fundamentals

Better Knees, Feet & Ankles

Better Balance, Better Alignment, Happier Joints

Sunday September 25th – Online + Recording

2 pm – 5 pm BST  [9 am – 12 pm EDT]

£40 (suggested fee, or any donation welcome)

Problems with our knees are often a sign of subtle imbalances throughout our whole skeletal structure.  This means that improving the mobility and the connectivity from your hips to you ankles can relieve pain in your neck and upper spine as well as your knees and lower back. It was his determination to avoid surgery for a long-standing knee injury that inspired Dr Feldenkrais to develop his highly effective method of self-improvement, as it lead him to recognise the vital importance of integrating new learning into the use of the whole self in order to break the hold of habitual and limiting movement patterns.

It is surprising how accepting people are of the steady loss of mobility that comes with our decreasing activity as we age – perhaps that acceptance is even a part of the ageing process, a giving up on the ‘effort’ of life. However a vital and active life comes naturally when we learn to move in a well-organised and synchronised way – and once we can move with maximum efficiency and minimum effort we can get down on the floor and back up again with ease no matter our chronological age. The wonderful thing is that improving the mobility of your hips and torso in this way brings benefits in greater resilience and easing of pain long before you need it to keep you alive! This workshop will be great for anyone with hip, back, or knee pain – and will be surprisingly beneficial for anyone with shoulder pain…

More dates for your diary in October:

Special Event on Saturday 8th:

Squatting With More Ease for Frederick Schjang – Free with my September Daily Course!

Daily Immersive – 3rd – 7th – Sphincters – see above

Fundamentals – Sunday – Date & Theme TBA

Potent Voice – Sunday – Date & Theme TBA

…All online sessions include recordings and notes. For more details click here for workshops, and here for regular classes

Individual Vocal Training Sessions

Rather than lower my standard rate for one-to-one sessions online, which is £70 for a 75 minute session, I am offering one-to-one online sessions as “suggested fee or donation”, for the time being. The extra time is necessary for discussion and feedback. I can accept payments via BACS, and, if that is inconvenient for any reason, PayPal.

Functional Self-Integration Lessons

I am still exploring ways to share my self-healing Quintessensual Consciousness practice. While this is still in the development stage I am offering a special rate of £40* for individual online sessions. This is a version of Feldenkrais focussed on pain and stress relief.

There are more details on my Home page, and several articles about it in the Writing area of my website. Do not hesitate to contact me if you would like to discuss with me whether this form of meditative training might be of help to you.

*Suggested-fee-or-donation rate applies.

Many years ago I recorded a short lesson about breathing – here is a link to this lesson in the archive on the Feldenkrais UK Guild website – enjoy!

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