Feldenkrais Institute of San Diego
Founder and Educational Director: Elizabeth Beringer
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Office Manager: Deirdre O’Shea
Deirdre has a background in publishing and has been handling the day-to-day administration of the institute since 2008.
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Sales Director: Ryan Etzel
Ryan is sales director for Feldenkrais Resources. Previously, he worked as a video editor and multimedia specialist.
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Teaching Staff for Weekly Classes at the Institute
All of our teachers are Guild Certified Feldenkrais Practitioners
Bonnie Humiston: Awareness Through Movement ATM* instructor, private practice (San Diego, California)
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Liz Sisco, MFA: Design and Development for Feldenkrais Resources, Awareness Through Movement ATM* instructor, private practice (San Diego, California)
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Rich Manuccia: Awareness Through Movement ATM* instructor, private practice (San Diego, California).
Physical activity has always
played a big role in my life, lifting my spirit and keeping me more or less
After an accident I had to give it
up for a time.
This changed my
I no longer had the one thing that
helped me cope.
But it put me on the
road to self-discovery.
I saw how
resentment was destroying my spirit.
Over time I learned about forgiveness and acceptance.Gradually my empathy muscle developed as I
saw how others struggled.
identify with those who had an insult to the body.
Along with pain comes fear, anger, and
thinking life is down hill from now on.
I learned how my thinking and attitude were intertwined with how I felt
emotionally and physically.
guidance of wonderful teachers I began to appreciate what I was able to do and
saw a bigger picture for my life.
work I see people who are challenged live courageously, with a great love for
Their attitude is inspiring.As a Fitness Trainer and Feldenkrais Teacher
I hope to open the door to new possibilities so that people can
fully enjoy life.
Donna Wood: Awareness Through Movement
ATM* instructor, private practice (San Diego, California). Donna is the assistant trainer of our Feldenkrais Professional Training programs.
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*ATM refers to Awareness Through Movement, or group Feldenkrais Method classes.The classes consists of verbally directed, gentle exercise lessons involving sophisticated movement sequences. The lessons directly engage our natural intelligence in a gentle and pleasurable way. ATM accesses the sensory motor processes of the brain and involves attention, perception, imagination and cognition. There are hundreds of lessons, addressing every joint and muscle group in the body and every human function.