FLORENCE TRAINING PROGRAM
The Associazione per lo studio del Metodo Feldenkrais®
promotes a Feldenkrais Professional Training Program in Tuscany. The program is accredited both by
the Associazione Italiana Insegnanti del Metodo Feldenkrais (the Italian Feldenkrais Guild) and
the International Feldenkrais Federation.
The professional qualification is acknowledged across the world and entitles the practitioner to
become a member of the national Feldenkrais Guild as well as the international Feldenkrais Associations.
WHOM IS IT ADDRESSED TO
- Those who wish to study in depth the disciplines dealing with learning and human movement.
- Those who wish to acquire an expertise to open a private practice.
- Teachers in Physical education, rehabilitation therapists, psychologists, physicians, those
who wish to enrich their toolkit in terms of insight and therapeutic intervention.
- Musicians, dancers, actors, performers, and athletes; coaches, teachers, and experts in body work.
- Those who, for professional or personal reasons, are to cope with stressful or physically
The Method is popular in Europe, the United States, Australia, Israel and Canada. It can be
applied in a variety of fields ranging from physical rehabilitation to motor re-education of
children with problems, from physical education to sports and to the increasingly growing field
To become a Practitioner able to guide other people to improve, you need to master an extensive
theory, develop your own self-organization in movement, refine your own art of touch.
The program, in its outlines, includes:
Training to teach
Awareness Through Movement
Awareness Through Movement®
groups with a wide range of movements belonging to the primary human development, a number of
processes that introduce and enhance new functional choices.
Guidance to learn individual
- Preparatory stage to Functional Integration®.
- Functional Integration® practice under the trainer's guidance.
- Functional Integration® to every student.
- Working with cases and people from the public supervised by the teachers.
Videos of Moshe Feldenkrais working.
Lectures and discussions.
Democratic and active participation in the Association life.
Your Application form, along with a résumé (CV) and a 1,000.00 Euro deposit (valid as first part of the first year fee),
should be addressed to: Segreteria dell'Associazione per lo Studio del Metodo Feldenkrais a.s.c.d. -
Via Campolmi 5, 59100 Prato - Italy.
The annual tuition fee is Euro 2,950.00 - and it can be split in three parts
(Euro 1,000.00 to be paid by April 30th ; Euro 1,000.00 by June 30th, Euro 950.00 by December 1st ).
The fee will be unchanged by resolution until 2017.
Please make your bank transfers to:
Associazione per lo studio del Metodo Feldenkrais a.s.c.d., Via Campolmi, 5 - 59100 Prato, Italy
At: Banca Nazionale Del Lavoro - BNL Central Branch, Via Bettino 2, 59100 Prato - Italy
Account # 50436 - ABI code: 1005 - CAB code: 21500 - IBAN code: IT96Z 01005 21500 000000 050436 - BIC/SWIFT code: BNLIITRRPOX
- Description: please, specify "part of association fee for (your name)".
An actual attendance over several years - involving a commitment of at least 40 days every year -
is required. You are asked to participate in classes lasting 6 hours every day according to a set
calendar of a total amount of approx. 960 hours.
The Training takes place during two periods every year: a summer segment and a spring segment that
includes Easter holiday.
There will be alternative periods of make up for people who cannot join the Training for the entire month of July.
Furthermore, every month there will be a workshop open to all the members to review and deepen the
material taught during the training segments.
Next segment will be held from December 26 - January 6, 2016.
||June 29 - July 14
||December 26 - January 6, 2014
||April 21 - May 4
||July 14 - 30
||December 26 - January 6, 2015
|| March 26 - April 8
||June 27 - July 12
||December 26 - January 6, 2016
||March 19 - April 3
||June 25 - July 9
||December 1 - 11
||April 9 - 20
Those who will not be able to attend the planned courses as indicated above are given a later
possibility to make up what they will miss.
In order to ensure some continuity in terms of the Association's activity - the training segments
as well as the research goals - every month Isabella Turino will coordinate a workshop (usually in
a week-end) open to all the members.
The scientific and educational committee is formed by:
||Lucy Schuette Ginsburg
INTRODUCTORY WORKSHOPS to the FELDENKRAIS METHOD®,
LECTURES AND OTHER EVENTS
with Isabella Turino
During Winter and Spring Segments we will work in the
comfortable dojo at Palestra ARCA in Prato,
via Giubilei n°18, located in the area between viale Galilei
and via Bologna. (Bus #13 from Prato Centrale Railway Station)
In July, the Training will take place in the large
Palazzetto dello Sport (Sportshall) in Bardalone, via XXV Aprile,
Bardalone-Campo Tizzoro (PT), about 3 Km from Maresca village
(a charming and quiet resort in the Tosco-Emilian Appenines.)
The Organization will give the participants any information regarding accomodations
and activities for children.
3 - 4
7 - 8
4 - 8