Elizabeth Beringer

Embodied Learning: Focus on the Knees and Ankles, Volume II

By Elizabeth Beringer

This series was specifically designed as a continuation of the first Volume. The lessons continue to focus on the healthy functioning of the legs. All of the lessons in this second volume are grounded in the logic of the first set and increasing in complexity. We do reommend prior experience with the Feldenkrais Method. In particular, we recommend beginning with Embodied Learning: Focus On Knees and Ankles, Volume I.

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By Elizabeth Beringer

This series was specifically designed as a continuation of the first Volume. The lessons continue to focus on the healthy functioning of the legs. All of the lessons in this second volume are grounded in the logic of the first set and increasing in complexity. We do reommend prior experience with the Feldenkrais Method. In particular, we recommend beginning with Embodied Learning: Focus On Knees and Ankles, Volume I.

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Themes developed in the series include: the ability to fully bend and straighten the knees, improving the ability to bear weight efficiently and comfortably for standing and walking, and the importance of the feet for healthy knees and ankles. Improvement in the functioning of the legs is always achieved in the context of the efficient use of the whole self.

Lesson Titles
  1. Improving The Bending Of Legs
  2. Connecting The Legs Into The Back
  3. Straightening The Leg On The Back
  4. Straightening The Leg And Rolling
  5. Sitting: Clarifying Movements Of The Foot
  6. Standing Up With Ease
  7. Sitting On The Heels
  8. Standing: Finding An Easy Alignment

Elizabeth Beringer studied and worked closely with Dr. Feldenkrais from 1976 to 1984 in both Israel and the U.S. She has been involved with the practice and development of the Feldenkrais Method for more than 30 years, including founding and editing The Feldenkrais Journal, developing educational programs and materials, and co-founding Feldenkrais Resources with David Zemach-Bersin in 1984.

Elizabeth holds a 6th-degree black belt in the martial art Aikido, which greatly informs her Feldenkrais work. Currently, she is the educational director of ongoing training programs in London, Switzerland and in California at the Feldenkrais Institute of San Diego, where she maintains her private practice.

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