David Zemach-Bersin,Mark Reese

Sensory Motor Education for the Mouth and Jaw


With David Zemach-Bersin & Mark Reese

These innovative ATM lessons were designed specifically for people with TMJ Syndrome and problems of the mouth and jaw. The lessons in this series are similar to the lessons in TMJ Health, but are taught directly by Mark Reese and David Zemach-Bersin, making it preferable for Feldenkrais Teachers. The lessonssystematically address and improve every aspect of mouth and jaw functioning and will give you a wealth of material for ATM as well as FI lessons.
Please note that these lessons are very similar to the lessons in TMJ Health.

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This popular program is intended for use by both teachers and students and is being used in physical therapy and dental clinics throughout the U.S.

The set includes 5 CDs. The lesson titles are:
  • 1. Cardinal Movements of the Jaw
  • 2. Relating the Tongue to the Jaw
  • 3. Connecting the Neck and the Jaw
  • 4. Clarifying the Movements of the Jaw and Skull
  • 5. Improving the Jaw through the Spine
  • 6. Relating the Lips to the Jaw
  • 7. Learning How the Eyes Affect the Jaw
  • 8. Using Awareness to Improve the Jaw
David Zemach-Bersin is one of Dr. Feldenkrais’s first American students, and a graduate of Feldenkrais’s first U.S. training, in San Francisco in 1977. David studied with Dr Feldenkrais from 1973-1984 in the U.S., England and Israel. He is recognized for his Functional Integration skills and his devotion to sharing Dr. Feldenkrais's original teaching.

In addition to studies with Dr. Feldenkrais, David studied extensively in Israel and the U.S. with Gaby Yaron, one of Feldenkrais’s very original students. He directs Feldenkrais Training Programs in New York City and Washington/Baltimore. A graduate of the University of California with extensive postgraduate work in physiological psychology.

David is the co-author of Relaxercise (HarperCollins), and has created a number of popular Feldenkrais audio programs. He is a past president of the Feldenkrais Guild®, co-founder of Feldenkrais Resources, the Feldenkrais Institute of New York and the Feldenkrais Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to research and bringing the Feldenkrais Method to underserved populations. David teaches widely and is creating a virtual center at FeldenkraisAccess.com. David and his wife Kaethe, have three grown children and live in Bucks County, Pennsylvania.



Mark Reese, Ph.D.was one of the world's foremost authorities on the Feldenkrais Method. Mark studied with Moshe Feldenkrais in San Francisco, Amherst and Tel-Aviv, and taught practitioners in more than 30 domestic and international Feldenkrais Professional Training Programs. He taught advanced trainings throughout the world, including at both Esalen and the Omega Institute.
Mark published extensively on the Feldenkrais Method and related health issues, and is coauthor of Relaxercise (Harper Collins) a best-selling book of Feldenkrais lessons.He also appeared on television and radio. At the time of Marks passing on June 23rd, 2006 Mark was working on a biography of Moshé Feldenkrais.