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Elizabeth Beringer and David Zemach-Bersin in November 2017

Save the Date! Mary DeBono Improving the Health and Behavior of Dogs on December 10th!

Forces of Nature: Gravity, Compression and Symbiosis in Functional Integration

With Elizabeth Beringer & David Zemach-Bersin

November 9 - 12, 2017 (4 days)

Where: The Feldenkrais Institute of San Diego, 3680 6th Avenue, San Diego, CA 92103

See hours, below.

To register call: 800-765-1907

Join two of our senior Feldenkrais Trainers, Elizabeth Beringer and David Zemach-Bersin, for a fascinating workshop supporting the development of high-level Functional Integration skills. 
Our skeletal structure is designed to counter the constant downward force of gravity, and its incessant pull toward the center of the earth. Dr. Feldenkrais understood that with a well-organized skeletal structure, we can nullify the effect of gravity, thereby creating a feeling of freedom and lightness in action--a state of almost zero gravity. In effective Functional Integration, compression is one of the essential resources we have for optimizing our students' relationship to their skeleton, bringing them to a higher level of organization. With a firm biological understanding and the use of precise and sensitive compressive force, we can actually replicate gravity in Functional Integration. You will learn how to use yourself to simulate gravity, so that you can perturb your students' nervous systems to bring their skeletons into active alignment with the gravitational field.

In this workshop, we will explore the ways in which potent Functional Integration emerges through the joining of two nervous systems. David and Elizabeth have taught together for over 30 years, and look forward to explicating the ways in which you can use your self and your senses to join effectively with another. This advanced training will help you to gain a unique combination of skills and enable you to create an unusual sensation or “lightness of being” in others.

Please note: This course is going to be video recorded to be made available at Feldenkrais Resources. Participants will be asked to sign a release form and will receive a DVD of the workshop.


Thursday, 1:00 p.m. to 6:15 p.m.

Friday, 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Saturday, 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Sunday, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.


Regular tuition: $525. Early Bird, preregistered by November 3rd: $475.

FGNA member discounted rate: $500. Early Bird, preregistered by November 3rd: $450 .

Elizabeth Beringer, one of the world's foremost Feldenkrais teachers and trainers, is guiding two current professional training programs as educational director. For more about Elizabeth, click here.

David Zemach-Bersin is one of Dr. Moshe Feldenkrais’s original American students and studied closely with Dr. Feldenkrais from 1973-1984 in the U.S., Europe, and at the Feldenkrais Institute in Israel. He has been involved with the practice and development of the Feldenkrais Methodfor more than 30 years, and is one of the world’s foremost Feldenkrais teachers and trainers.workshop.

To register, please call Deirdre O’Shea at 800-765-1907. You can also email Deirdre with your name, address & phone number, as well as your method of payment, to office@feldenkraisresources.com.

Please make all checks payable to Feldenkrais Institute of San Diego. We accept Visa, MC, Amex, checks and PayPal. For PayPal, please use orders@feldenkraisresources.com & email Deirdre of your payment.

Cancellations/Refunds: Refunds are available less a $30 administrative fee.

Visit a Feldenkrais Professional Training Program

Many practitioners take advantage of ongoing training programs to fulfill their CEUs with the Feldenkrais Guild of North America, invigorate their practices and skills, and connect with the Feldenkrais community. Visit our list of training programs under Professional Training.

To see Elizabeth Beringer's teaching schedule, where you may also attend a training, a public workshop or an Advanced Training, visit the link under our Practitioner Area.

The cost of attending a training program will vary. Please check with each program individually about the price if you'd like to visit. At training programs held at the Feldenkrais Institute of San Diego, practitioners may attend one day a year for free. Each day beyond that is $50 per day. Contact Deirdre O'Shea at 619-220-8776 (800-765-1907) or office@feldenkraisresources.com to RSVP. We look forward to sharing learning with you.

Improving the Health and Behavior of Dogs Using the Feldenkrais Method

With Mary DeBono

In this advanced training, you will learn to:

-Use supportive contact to establish rapport with dogs

-Increase the vitality of older or injured dogs

-Identify the role of habits in arthritis and other orthopedic difficulties

-Improve the lives of dogs challenged by paralyzing strokes

-Help canine athletes improve performance and minimize risk of injury

-Effectively use rollers with dogs

-Position your Feldenkrais practice to appeal to dog owners

Mary Debono is an internationally known expert on dogs, horses, and other companion animals. She has been a Guild Certified Feldenkrais Practitioner for more than 20 years and has a successful practice for humans and animals in Encinitas, California.

Mary travels extensively throughout the U.S. and Canada to hold clinics for people and their animals. She is the author of the Amazon #1 bestseller, Grow Young With Your Dog, which won the 2015 San Diego Book Award for Best Health Book and a silver medal in the Living Now national book awards. Mary has creatively applied the principles of the Feldenkrais Method to her work with dogs, creating simple and powerful processes that can improve canine health and behavior. Mary’s website is DebonoMoves.com.   


This training is FREE to  members of the Feldenkrais Guild of North America (Southern California/ Southern Nevada/Hawaii region), as a benefit of membership, if you join or renew your Guild membership by October 31. This includes trainee members. To join the Guild, please contact membership@feldenkraisguild.com or call 781-876-8935 extension 1.

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