TIMES::
º 4:00 PM Pacific on Mondays
º 6:30 AM Pacific on Fridays
º 5:00 PM Pacific on Fridays

CURRENT STUDY

YEAR 2  WEEK 9 3 – 5 August 1981
Morning Session Tape #65 ~ DVD 22T2
1 – ATM—Folding Like a Cat
16 – Talk—Move Without Increasing Pressure on Floor
19 – ATM with Demonstration—Weight Shifting from the Hips Afternoon Session Tape #66 ~ DVD 22T3
26 – ATM—Weight Shifting to Dancing
37 – ATM—Rocking the Pelvis
38 – Talk—Improving Eyesight

Amherst Training Transcripts ©Copyright December 2005. All rights reserved by and to the International Feldenkrais Federation, Paris, France in cooperation with The Feldenkrais Institute, Tel Aviv, Israel

 

Introductory Notes & Prerequisites & Navigational References

A study group for Feldenkrais® Practitioners and Trainees in any year of their study to learn and reflect on the Amherst Training materials (1980-1981). The Amherst materials are available for purchase by practitioners and trainees on the IFF Materials Distribution Centre website: https://feldenkrais-method.org/materials/item/amherst-training-transcripts-dvds/
** In order to be a part of this study group you agree to the following:
1/  send Katarina a link or documentation or graduation diploma to show that you are a Feldenkrais 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.
** To receive login details for our Zoom meetings, please fill out this form on this page, thank you.  (here is the URL to this form/page for reference if you wish to invite a colleague https://thinkinginmovement.ca/amherst-study-group/)

Navigating The International Feldenkrais® Federation (IFF) Distribution Center
DROPBOX https://www.dropbox.com/s/pd5xnt0ewb91znm/
PDF https://thinkinginmovement.ca/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/The-International-Feldenkrais-Federation-IFF-materials-compiled-by-Katarina-Halm-Nov-2019.pdf

The Amherst Training materials are already available to all Trainees, and may be purchased online at the IFF website here: https://feldenkrais-method.org/…/amherst-training…/

A free member account is required to gain access to the full catalog of materials, which includes many free materials courtesy of the IFF Archive. To create a Free IFF account use the REGISTRATION link: https://feldenkrais-method.org/registration/

Amherst Study Group: Introductory Notes & Prerequisites

A study group for Feldenkrais® Practitioners and Trainees in any year of their study to learn and reflect on the Amherst Training materials (1980-1981). The Amherst materials are available for purchase by practitioners and trainees on the IFF Materials Distribution Centre website: https://feldenkrais-method.org/materials/item/amherst-training-transcripts-dvds/
** In order to be a part of this study group you agree to the following:
1/  send Katarina a link or documentation or graduation diploma to show that you are a Feldenkrais 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.
** To receive login details for our Zoom meetings, please fill out this form on this page, thank you.  (here is the URL to this form/page for reference if you wish to invite a colleague https://thinkinginmovement.ca/amherst-study-group/)

 

Study Group Previous Weeks

YEAR 2 WEEK 8 DAY 4 ~~ 30 July 1981
Morning Session Tape #63 ~ DVD 21T3
1 – Talk—Gravity and Functional Integration
12 – Questions from Students
Afternoon Session Tape #64 ~ DVD 22T1
19 – Letters From Class Members
25 – Functional Integration Practice—Review of Everything Learned Up to Now

Week 8 30 July 81 Page 6 of 32 ©Copyright December 2005. All rights reserved by and to the International Feldenkrais Federation, Paris, France in cooperation with The Feldenkrais Institute, Tel Aviv, Israel

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Brief Archive
º Noting from our study the week of May 2, 2022: “Changing Habits by Creating Lessons” … beautiful developments. “ If you know what you’re doing, you can improve and be able to do what you want” –– Moshé Feldenkrais Amherst Training Year 2 Week 8 29 July 81 Page 11 of 38 ©Copyright December 2005. All rights reserved by and to the International Feldenkrais Federation, Paris, France in cooperation

º Noting from our study the week of May 9, 2022: “Just overcoming the resistance” … “By making the thing comfortable” (- FI Demonstration–Squatting) “Just overcoming the resistance that he makes himself to do it. How do you do that? By making the thing comfortable” –– Moshé Feldenkrais Amherst Training Year 2 Week 8 28 July 81 Page 45 of 49 ©Copyright December 2005. All rights reserved by and to the International Feldenkrais Federation, Paris, France in cooperation

Permission from the International Feldenkrais® Federation (IFF) Distribution Centre
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® or Anat Baniel Method Practitioners and Students who have sent details of their training or graduation/certification to Katarina Halm. The video broadcasts will not be recorded. Members of the group will purchase their own copies of the materials to be studied or borrow them from a regional library.