Ellen Soloway Feldenkrais® mentoring online

• Ellen’s tutorials are currently scheduled for 4:45pm Pacific time Tuesdays & Thursdays.
9:45 am Nishinomiya, Hyogo Japan Wednesdays & Fridays
11:15 am in Adelaide AustraliaWednesdays & Fridays

11:45 am Sydney Australia Wednesdays & Fridays• In addition,  there has been interest in a second group at a time earlier in the day for those near the East coast of the USA, UK, Europe and beyond.

* If you are interested,
CONTACT (Katarina) let us know best times for you.

Inviting you if you wish to join us ~
• ELLEN’S VISION FOR THE SERIES  ”I’d like to help people transfer the AY ATM lessons into FI lessons — either by technique coaching or by applying basic principles of the method. I truly want the class to be set-up as a self-forming, self-selecting group.”

• ELLEN DESCRIBES THE PROCESS ”Part of my style is watching people attempt to do FI “moves”. Then I give lots of verbal cues that the practitioner follows until their technique improves. The “aha” moment is apparent to the person on the table, to the practitioner, and to observers. The benefit of this style is that the skills are transferable to other situations. Handling skills improve in an organic way and better than watching and imitating me after a demonstration.”

• Fees for attending Ellen’s online mentoring class

FEES APPLY ONLY TO GRADUATES OR THOSE IN TRAINING
A graduate of either a Feldenkrais® or an ABM training,
as well as anyone currently enrolled in  a Feldenkrais training or an ABM Training,
contributes to Ellen’s Soloway’s teaching fee and to Katarina’s administrative fee.

PLEASE NOTE: NO FEE FOR STUDENT MODELS  WHO ARE NOT GRADUATES OR IN  A TRAINING
Anyone attending as a STUDENT RECEIVING A LESSON,
and who is not a graduate of a training, is not an active practitioner,
 or is not a student enrolled in a training programme is not expected to contribute
towards Ellen’s teaching fee orKatarina’s administrative fee.

Fees to Ellen ~ Mentoring:
Practitioner/graduate/trainee participants share the fee
Fees sent to Ellen:  $35, $45, $55, or $85.  The fee changes a
ccording to the number of participants. $35 is the minimum amount we send for Ellen for each tutorial.  Payment is divided among the participants of each class. 

Anyone living in the United Staes and is a practitioner or in a training sends a check directly to Ellen.  The check is made payable to Ellen Soloway  and sent to 4919 Pitt St. New Orleans, LA 70115.  Anyone living outside the United Staes sends payment via PAYPAL to ellen@soloway-feldenkrais.com.  You can send an approximate sum for your several tutorials and save on the PayPal transaction fee.

$35 per class.is the minimum anyone sends Ellen, thank you.
2 people attending send Ellen $85 each.
3 people attending send Ellen $65 each.
4 people attending send Ellen $45 each.
5 people attending send Ellen $35 each.
6 or more attending send Ellen $35 each.

Maximum size of each class Six Zoom Windows
Usually the tutorial includes one practitioner with a student
and five observers (or more if two share a Zoom window).
Note: if two share a Zoom window then we can add more people as long as total Zoom windows are six.

Fees to: Katarina ~ Hosting tutorials:
$75 USD to Katarina for each quarter (current quarter is Jan, Feb, Mar, 2019):
(CDN approximate equivalent if you prefer)
(or ask if you prefer a work-study project instead of payment)
Please send by e-transfer if in Canada. OR byPAYPAL to katarina@thinkinginmovement.ca . OR by cheque to Katarina Halm, Thinking in Movement!, 3552 West 41st Avenue, #71069. Vancouver, BC, Canada V6N 4J9 

Guidelines for participation in Ellen’s tutorials
* Learning the Feldenkrais® Method occurs in successive approximations that foster learning and growth. When an improvement is apparent or necessary, a human nervous system learns from small variations and changes. Using this principle, we altered a few procedures so organizing Ellen’s tutorials is smoother. The current learning environment is better since these small changes.

* Each participant in Ellen’s tutorials is expected to attend on a regular basis and not on a “drop-in occasionally” basis. Everyone is welcome to sign up for two or three dates at a time. Please sign up at Ellen’s doodle at least a week in advance. When you are listed as Practitioner, please send your notes to Katarina at least a week in advance.

* Learning the Feldenkrais® Method occurs in successive approximations that foster learning and growth. When an improvement is apparent or necessary, a human nervous system learns from small variations and changes. Using this principle, we altered a few procedures so organizing Ellen’s tutorials becomes smoother. The current learning environment is better since these small changes.

ABOUT ELLEN SOLOWAY
Ellen graduated from the Amherst Feldenkrais® Training in 1983.  She is an Assistant Trainer and has worked at training programs around the world.  Ellen has a primary practice in New Orleans and regularly teaches mentoring classes in Atlanta, San Antonio, and Chicago and On-line Weekly.

Experiencing Dr. Feldenkrais’s thinking first-hand, Ellen developed an overview of functionally-based thinking and its relationship to learning.  She typed and edited the first drafts of the San Francisco Feldenkrais training program Years One and Three.

Ellen assimilated complex and subtle aspects of the method while editing the Alexander Yanai volumes.  Her next step was to engage in a “cohesive” Feldenkrais review; Ellen graduated Mia Segal’s basic training as well as Mia Segal’s supervisor’s course between 1999-2004.  Ellen is an assistant trainer at Jeff Haller’s innovative Feldenkrais training program starting in October 2018.

These combined experiences give Ellen a uniquely broad-based point of view, plus teaching skills, and creating curricula.  While mentoring, she helps practitioners develop their theoretical understanding as well as their technical skills. Growing up with a partially deaf and blind Mother has fine-tuned Ellen’s  interest in Feldenkrais-based solutions to physical challenges, including sight and hearing impairments.  She often works with adults & children using neurological developmental processes as a basic part of her functional integration lessons.

You can explore Ellen Soloway Feldenkrais® Mentoring

We hope you enjoy the Testimonials for FI Mentoring online with Ellen Soloway
… and additional Testimonials from colleagues for Ellen’s teaching:

#1 “If Moshe’s teaching makes the impossible feasible, Ellen’s teachings makes it understandable.”
–– Cristina Salgado

#2 “Whether Ellen is teaching ATM®, FI®, or Mentoring she manages to break information into small concise groupings that are easy to follow and simple to learn from. “
––  Gika Rector

#3 “Usually I have many questions after experiencing an FI®, observing an FI®, or giving an FI® to my clients.  Ellen knows how to answer these questions as she weaves her teaching style into everything that is relevant.  She is very clear and direct in her presentation in our mentoring program.  I know that I am a better practitioner because of Ellen’s mentoring.”
–– Barbara Hartmann

#4 “Ellen placed her hands on my pelvis and suddenly the entire architecture of the hip became apparent.”
–– Jean Gottleib

#5 “As Ellen’s hands illuminate the pathways of the body, her words explain what she is feeling, knowing, and doing. Rarely will you be so generously invited into a master practitioner’s thought process while working.  Through her words Ellen connects you to the mastery of her predecessors, her teachers. What you learn from Ellen will transform your work.”
–– Annie Gottleib

Click here to go to Ellen’s Page

In the United States of America, the following are registered service marks, collective marks or certification marks of the Feldenkrais Guild of North America: Feldenkrais®, Feldenkrais Method®, Functional Integration® Awareness Through Movement®; Guild Certified Feldenkrais Teacher®; and The Feldenkrais Guild®. The following are trademarks, service marks or certification marks of the Feldenkrais Guild of North America: ATMSM, FISM, Guild Certified Feldenkrais PractitionerCM, and Feldenkrais™.

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