Jerry Karzen

Functional Integration in Action: Eight Lessons with Jerry Karzen

By Jerry Karzen

During three days in December 2015, Jerome “Jerry” Karzen presented lessons before a group of practitioners at the Feldenkrais Institute of San Diego, probing intriguing questions about the process and construction of FI. This provides a chance to see in action one of the Feldenkrais community’s most experienced practitioners.

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By Jerry Karzen

During three days in December 2015, Jerome “Jerry” Karzen presented lessons before a group of practitioners at the Feldenkrais Institute of San Diego, probing intriguing questions about the process and construction of FI. This provides a chance to see in action one of the Feldenkrais community’s most experienced practitioners. The depth of Jerry's experience and the creative spirit with which he works are clearly demonstrated as he responds to the range of issues presented by the people receiving lessons. Each section includes a discussion with practitioners who were present, offering a lively and intimate view of the advanced training setting.
    Day 1
  • Alicia: I have pain everywhere (1:19:52)
  • Michael: Musculature can work synergistically (1:27:46)
  • Toni: Multiple images can be integrated (1:22:14)
  • Day 2
  • Susan: Having fun while staying long (1:02:41)
  • Erica: Finding balance after trauma (1:30:30)
  • Bobbie: Accuracy of sensory-motor experience (1:06:50)
  • Day 3
  • Kathryn: I don’t feel that my legs are mine (1:06:32)
  • Ross: A knight sheds his armor and his injuries (1:17:07)
  • Jerry: Final Re􀏔lections (14:48
Jerry Karzen studied with Moshe Feldenkrais at the FeldenkraisInstitute in Tel-Aviv from 1976-1983. During those years he was Dr. Feldenkrais' personal traveling companion, secretary, and close friend.
 
Since 1980 Jerry has been the organizer or Educational Director for 25 Feldenkrais Training Programsin 9 countries, and has been a Visiting Trainer for numerous other programs. He is currently the Educational Director for Feldenkraistrainings in New Zealand, Germany, and Brasil.

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