An Interview with Anat Baniel
7/1/1997
Anat Baniel is world-renowned for her Feldenkrais work with children. In this interview, she clarifies many questions about the Feldenkrais work with children. Following the interview, Anat shows us through Adam's Story how children enjoy Feldenkrais work.

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Enhancing Childrens' Self-Awareness
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4/1/1998

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For the past several years, Feldenkrais practitioner Donna Ray-Reese has had the good fortune of teaching Awareness Through Movement lessons to preschoolers through fifth graders on a regular basis. In addition to teaching 15 to 30 children at a time in their classrooms, Donna has taught small groups at the Reese Movement Institute where she maintains her private practice.
The Feldenkrais Method for Children with Cerebral Palsy
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1/1/1999

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The first scholarly research paper on the use of the Feldenkrais Method with children was written by Chava Selhav Silberbush in 1987. This was her thesis for her Masters in Education from Boston University in 1987.

Chava identified several ways in which the Feldenkrais Method develops neurological functioning for individuals who were not able to develop these functions in a natural way due to the disorder. First, a Feldenkrais practitioner interacts with the whole being of the child, observing and responding to the developmental, emotional and social needs of the child.
The Feldenkrais Method with Atypical Children
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1/1/1999

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For the past several years, Feldenkrais Practitioner, Linda Flanders, has been working with atypical children; those who have complex learning and behavioral problems which traditional therapies have not been able to help.

"All of our children have psychiatric diagnoses and come from some sort of abusive past,"says, Linda. "We work through the behaviors first and then sort out the educational problems. I primarily use Awareness Through Movement lessons until I gain enough trust with the child to get them on the table for a Functional Integration lesson."

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