Practitioner: From Practicing to Practice
You graduated from a Feldenkrais® training – recently, or maybe even years ago. You’re certified. You “should” be able to start a practice but something is holding you back from practicing.
If you’re like a lot of graduates, you don’t feel confident in your skills. You’re not sure you really know enough to give a good lesson, or even where to start. The thought of doing things “right” and “well” catch you up every time you think of getting paid for your work.
Maybe you think you need more training. So, like many others before you, you sign up for workshop after workshop on special topics like “working through the feet” or “integrating the head” or working with special populations. After the initial excitement of that new information, the same old fears creep in and you freeze, once again unable to get yourself to declare yourself a practitioner and start to work.
What if I told you – YOU have all the skill you need right now to give a solid lesson and start a practice?
Chances are YOU DO.
I’ve been an Assistant Trainer since the beginning of this century. I’ve seen it over and over again. People whose skills are perfectly adequate for their level of experience give up the vision of themselves as practitioners because they try to compare themselves to people who have been working for 10, 20 even 30 years.
I’m here to tell you that the skill and intuition that those long-term practitioners possess didn’t happen overnight. Skill in any field requires years and years of practice. Feldenkrais is no different. You can get there, too. You just need to start.
What you KNOW NOW is ENOUGH to begin.
Then join me on a journey of discovery. Together we’ll explore the underlying principles behind what makes this amazing method actually work. Together we’ll break the notion of a “lesson” down to it’s foundations and in the process uncover the truth – YOU DO KNOW WHAT YOU ARE DOING.
Once you discover that you are capable, you’ll have the opportunity to test the waters. Then we’ll meet again to share experiences and further deepen your identification of yourself as a practitioner.
Here’s how it works:
We’ll meet twice over two long weekends – Friday through Sunday – a few months apart. Our emphasis will be on Functional Integration® but that doesn’t mean ATM® will be forgotten. Foundations are foundations after all.
Working in an intimate setting (class size is limited to 8 practitioners), you’ll receive lots of individual attention. Come prepared to shake up your beliefs and set yourself on track to fully stepping into your practitioner shoes.
Segment 1: November 3 – 5, 2017
Segment 2: TBD
Location: Life Options Studio, Glen Ellyn, IL
Cost: $325 per segment if registered before September 1, 2017; $375 after
(Midwest Region FGNA Members may qualify for tuition assistance.)