Category Archives: Success Stories

The Feldenkrais Fix

Andrew Heffernan wrote a fantastic article in the Experience Life Magazine in November of 2009 called The Feldenkrais Fix.  It begins by describing the experience of John Dumas: In 1999, John Dumas, a 52-year-old writer and karate enthusiast from Los Angeles, sat in a doctor’s office and heard four words no active person ever wants […]

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Neil Young’s Experience with Feldenkrais

One of the most unique aspects of the Feldenkrais Method is that we work with the whole person.  Unlike most approaches, the place that hurts is not the “problem.”  Rather we study how someone moves in their daily life (e.g. walking, sitting, and standing) and then help them learn to do those activities without putting unnecessary strain on their bodies. Neil […]

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Kate’s Journey

Kate is an executive coach who is intelligent, vibrant, strong and committed to her fitness. Unfortunately, Kate started experiencing excruciating and persistent pain in her ankles and Achilles tendon when she walked. She spent over a year searching for a solution: “I tried to resolve the situation by working with my personal trainer, physical therapist, […]

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From Wobble to Elegance: Learning to Walk without Knee Pain

Joan came to me because of knee pain.  She had surgery on her left knee ten years ago. Since then, the knee had gotten more and more stiff. Walking and going up and down stairs were difficult. She wanted to find an alternative to having a knee replacement.  Joan described the situation this way: “I […]

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Back Pain Success Story – My Client Jeanine

Jeanine, a nurse working at a local hospital, had lower back pain for years that was aggravated by sitting at a computer.   It was affecting her mood, her outlook, and her ability to fully engage with life.  As she described it: “I was very disheartened when I showed up for my first appointment.  I thought […]

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