The Associazione per lo studio del Metodo Feldenkrais® a.s.c.d.

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.


  • 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 constrained situations.
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 of gerontology.


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 Functional Integration®
    • 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)".


Segreteria dell'Associazione per lo Studio del Metodo Feldenkrais a.s.c.d.
Via Campolmi 5, 59100 Prato - Italy
Tel./Fax +39 0574 595813
e-mail info@feldenkraistraining.it, iturino@alice.it, eugenio@giommi.eu


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.


2013 - June 29 - July 14 December 26 - January 6, 2014
2014 April 21 - May 4 July 14 - 30 December 26 - January 6, 2015
2015 March 26 - April 8 June 27 - July 12 December 26 - January 6, 2016
2016 March 20 - April 2 June 25 - July 9 December 1 - 11
2017 April 9 - 20 - -

Next segment will be held from April 9 - 20, 2017.

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.     See schedule


The scientific and educational committee is formed by:

  Ruthy Alon
  Ruthy Bar
  Lucy Schuette Ginsburg
  Basil Glazer
  Carl Ginsburg
  Cinzia Faccin
  Isabella Turino




Bones for Life 1 Prato October   28 - 29 - 30,   2016 with   Isabella Turino
Bones for Life 1 Prato November   18 - 19 - 20   with   Isabella Turino
Bones for Life 2 Prato January   13 - 14 - 15,   2017 with   Isabella Turino
Bones for Life 3 Prato March    18 - 19 - 20   with   Isabella Turino