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Program Details


Activities Offered
  • Feldenkrais
  • Pilates
  • Accessible by Public Transportation: No

  • Transportation Provided by the Program: No


Everyone’s goal is to help the child gain function in movement,thought, perception and feeling. The Feldenkrais Method� enhances the recovery of function in children with cerebral palsy and other brain related disorders well beyond the current norm.

It is important to remember that it is the brain that controls movement and the quality of its organization. Spasticity and limitations in the musculature and skeleton are a manifestation of the workings of the brain. In the Feldenkrais Method�, we use movement and touch to communicate with the brain in ways that allow it to decipher how to organize movement effectively. With it comes immediate muscular, skeletal and oftentimes mental and emotional improvement.

The gentleness with which the guiding movements are done and the insistence on having the child move in ways that feel easy and are not beyond the child’s true ability, creates a sense of safety for the child. This allows the child to feel him/her self and become aware of what he/she is doing and what is being done to him/her. As a result they become active, intelligent, happy learners just the way healthy children are. Once a child accomplishes a milestone, it continues to generate a great variety of small and large movements from which the next milestone will be carved.