Meaning of Feldenkrais method in English:

Feldenkrais method

Pronunciation /ˈfɛld(ə)nkrʌɪs/


  • A system designed to promote bodily and mental efficiency and well-being by conscious analysis of neuromuscular activity via exercises which improve flexibility and coordination and increase ease and range of motion.

    ‘The best solution - and where the greatest results will be achieved - is to try one of the posture-improving stretching activities such as yoga, pilates, the Alexander Technique or the Feldenkrais method.’
    • ‘There is no practitioner where we live, so Bonnie recommended exploring the Feldenkrais method of awareness through movement.’
    • ‘Its international staff is drawn from the most highly experienced Trainers and Assistants teaching the Feldenkrais Method today.’


1930s named after Moshe Feldenkrais (1904–84), Russian-born physicist and mechanical engineer.