FELDENKRAIS METHOD OF SOMATIC EDUCATION

Learn More About Feldenkrais Method

The Feldenkrais Method focuses on the relationship between movement and thought, increased mental awareness and creativity accompany physical improvements.

Awareness Through Movement® Classes

In Awareness Through Movement lessons R, people engage in precisely structured movement explorations that involve thinking, sensing, moving, and imagining.

Functional Integration® Lessons

Functional Integration is a hands-on form of tactile, kinesthetic communication. Learn how to move in more expanded functional motor patterns.

The Arvigo Techniques of Maya Abdominal Therapy®

Founded on the ancient Maya technique of abdominal massage, which is an external, non-invasive manipulation that repositions internal organs that have shifted, thereby restricting the flow of blood, lymph, nerve and chi.

Brain & Sensory Integration

Bal-A-Vis-X

Balance/Auditory/Vision Exercises for brain and brain/body integration.

Neurofeedback – EEG Biofeedback

Help your baby or child with developmental and sensory-motor issues.

Learn About the Listening Program

The Listening Program

The Listening Program Level I Kit

A remarkable state-of-the-art audio created for theraputic benefits. Can be completed at home, at school, or in the office.

Sound Health CD’s

A sophisticated combination of therapeutic benefit and artistic achievement, these masterful classical recordings are founded on the principle that music is an effective tool for enhancing health and well-being.

Music for Babies

Just as food nourishes a baby’s growing body, the elements of music – melody, tone and harmony – nourish a baby’s rapidly developing brain.

The Listening Program – Sound Health

Improve your life, attention span, sleep, brain, and mood with sound

Cranial-Sacral Model

Find how to calm and reset the nervous system after trauma or disease, so that you can restore your life/health?

Dual Point Accupressure

Learn how to manage and minimize musculoskeletal pain & spasm for an adult or child.

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WHAT DOES OUR NAME MEAN?

Sound Body, Sound Brain reflects...

  • a philosophy of holistic care that sees Health as being of Sound Body & Sound Mind.
  • a belief that integrated care means our view of you is as a whole person, and we strive to listen and respond to your needs in a multi-faceted way.
  • an approach to limitation that shows when the Brain changes, the Body shifts dramatically.
  • a intention that all our approaches assist awareness and learning for your self-empowerment.
  • an affirmation, that Sound is “nourishment” for health & healing.
  • a commitment to helping our clients achieve integrated sensory and motor function.
  • a celebration that the Creator anchored all life into variations on a vibrational scale.

About us

We are a Center for Somatic Learning & Education.

Sound Body, Sound Brain: Somatic Education Center is and has been a leader in the West Michigan area for training and teaching how the Feldenkrais method can impact health and wellness through movement. We hold classes for Awareness through Movement for clients and over half our clients come seeking Functional Integration sessions, a unique form of intervention and education for better health.

As an education-focused center, we see self-pay clients for whom we provide a variety of educational and brain-body focused methods of learning and achieving healthy living.  Many clients we serve are seeking health solutions and effective home programs they have failed to find in more traditional settings.   We are committed to your learning and to finding the path that helps you best achieve function and wholeness.

For those who wish, we provide holistic physical therapy assessment with recommendations for therapists that the client is working with elsewhere, but who have manual therapy or Feldenkrais skills that interface with our suggesteded treatment plan .

EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES

Courses for Therapists

We are quite happy to provide instruction at your clinic or hospital setting. We have established a reputation for quality teaching (audiovisual and kinesthetic) and support for learning after the conference is completed.

Let Us Teach You

We can bring our classes and techniques to your seminals, meetings and conferences.

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