Amherst Study Group

A study group for Feldenkrais® or Anat Baniel Method® (ABM) Practitioners and Trainees in any year of their study to learn and reflect on the Amherst Training materials (1980-1981).
IFF Materials Distribution Centre
The Amherst materials are available for purchase by ANY trainee on the IFF website here:
** In order to be a part of this study group you agree to the following:
1/  provide a link or documentation or graduation diploma
to show that you are a Feldenkrais or Trainee, or an ABM  Practitioner or Trainee
2/  have purchased or intend to purchase some of the Amherst DVD, VHS recordings or transcripts from the International Feldenkrais Federation (IFF) or access them via your regional Feldenkrais library and/or Feldenkrais colleagues.
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Study Group details:

We meet weekly on Zoom to study the Amherst training DVDs together.

We appreciate Tiffany Sankary beginning this group and Tiffany’s Amherst Study Facebook group which supports our study.

Amherst 1980 WEEK 9 DVD ToC (Table of Contents) & Study Dates & themes to the end of August 2019 (updated 190722)

* Mondays  2019
(Potential duration: up to 1.25 hour)
* North America: 10:45 am Pacific  / 1:45pm Eastern
(Tuesdays in Australia and Japan)

* Wednesdays  2019
(Potential duration: 45-60 minutes)
* North America:4:45pm Pacific / 7:45pm Eastern
(Thursdays in Australia and Japan)

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There is a comments section for notes, questions, wishes.

The IFF grants permission to Tiffany Sankary & Katarina Halm to use excerpts of the Amherst training videos in the context of the Online Amherst Study Group. It is understood that these sessions are broadcast via Zoom (or similar) to a closed membership group of Feldenkrais Practitioners and Students. The video broadcasts will not be recorded. Members of the group will purchase their own copies of the materials to be studied. 

6 replies
  1. happybones
    happybones says:

    ~ Currently studying Amherst Year 1 Week 1

    * Mondays  2019
    (Potential duration: 45 minutes)
    * North America: 4:45pm Pacific / 7:45pm Eastern 
    * Nishinomiya, Hyogo Japan: 9:45am Tuesdays
    * Adelaide Australia: 11:15 am Tuesdays
    * Sydney Australia: 11:45am Tuesdays
    * Auckland New Zealand: 1:45pm Tuesdays

    * Wednesdays  2019
    (Potential duration: 45 minutes)
    * North America:4:45pm Pacific / 7:45pm Eastern 
    * Nishinomiya, Hyogo Japan: 9:45am Thursdays
    * Adelaide Australia: 11:15 am Thursdays
    * Sydney Australia: 11:45am Thursdays 
    * Auckland New Zealand: 1:45pm Thursdays 

  2. happybones
    happybones says:

    ~ Currently studying Amherst Year 1 Week 8

    * Mondays 2019
    (Potential duration: up to 1.25 hour)
    * North America: 10:45 am Pacific / 1:45pm Eastern
    * Europe: 7:45pm

  3. Linda Faulhaber
    Linda Faulhaber says:

    I am in the 4th year of training with David Zemach-Bersin and am interested in joining the study group but am completely computer illiterate. Can you send me information about how ll this works and/or is were someone in the nyc area I could speak to about how all this works. I am at 212-74-4329.


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