Photos by Rosalie O'Connor
“What I’m after isn’t flexible bodies, but flexible brains. What I’m after is to restore each person
to their human dignity" Moshe Feldenkrais
I founded the BetterBodyLab to teach Awareness Through Movement® classes, provide
individual (Functional Integration®) lessons and to help yoga students improve and refine
their yoga practices.
A shoulder injury led me to seek a non-surgical solution and I gratefully discovered the Feldenkrais Method®. The Method changed my life and gave me the tools to heal myself-to
practice yoga, dance, swim and function in everyday life in an easier, healthier way.
After a four year training program I became a Certified Feldenkrais® Practitioner.
I am also a Bones for Life® teacher- taught by its brilliant creator Ruthy Alon as well as a
certified teacher of yoga for scoliosis -taught by Senior Iyengar yoga teacher Elise Miller.
As an active person who has always danced and loved all types of movement, I have
practiced yoga in the Iyengar tradition for over 25 years and am a certified yoga teacher.
I am grateful for the many wonderful teachers I have studied with and continue to have the
privilege of studying with.* The Feldenkrais Method® enriched and deepened my yoga practice
and teaching and I continue to learn and participate in many advanced trainings. As a world
traveler for many years, my interior journey has been an equally exciting exploration and
where I make new discoveries on a regular basis.
I am passionate about learning as the greatest adventure and would love to share my
discoveries with you; to guide you to greater awareness; to empower you to move with ease
and pleasure and to have more fun and joy in life!
Acknowledgements and Appreciation of My Master Teachers, Moshe Feldenkrais and B.K.S. Iyengar and
my many wonderful teachers*
Yoga: Anna Golfinopoulos, Michael Morphis, Wendy Baranello, Maria Sobkow, Alison West, Elise Miller, Marcela Clavejo, Mary Dunne,
Kofi Busia, Ramanand Patel, Kevin Gardiner, Norma Colon, Sarah Perron, Julie Brandwein, Richard Jonas, Judith Lassiter, Gabriella Giulbilaro, et al
Feldenkrais Method®: Larry Goldfarb, Ph.D., Educational Director-Mind in Motion, Olena Nitefor, Katrin Smithbach, Arlyn Zones, Paul Newton,
Donna Blank, Lily Zwyns, Maxine Davis, Alan Questel, Russell Delman, Jeff Haller, Denis Leri, David Zemach Berson, Marek Wyszynski, Mary Spire,
Debra Bowes, Anastasi Siotis, et al
Ruthy Alon, Sr. Trainer of the Feldenkrais Method®, Creator of Movement Intelligence®, Bones for LIfe®, Walk for Life®, Eating for Life®,