"What I'm after isn't flexible bodies, but flexible brains.
What I'm after is to restore each person to their human dignity."
Feldenkrais Advanced Training with François Combeau
in Zurich, Switzerland
The interactive work proposed by François Combeau during these post-graduate trainings allows each participant to develop the capacities necessary for an efficient and creative practice of the Feldenkrais Method, (ATM and FI), easily adaptable to the individual needs of their students.
Independently of specific themes, the work is based around “how does one sense, imagine, propose, invite and accomplish” rather than “what does one do”. From the many workshops given outside of France, this approach has proved extremely satisfactory for many practitioners.
Date & Theme
February 2 to February 5, 2024
“A mobile Head, an alive, expressive, relaxed Face, and more functional freedom for facial and mouth organs …”
As Trainer/Practitioner of the Feldenkrais Method® for more than 30 years, François Combeau has a wide range of teaching experience of ATM® lessons, including weekly classes, theme series, and numerous seminars in Paris, throughout Europe and in Detroit, Michigan, for professionals in the fields of the arts, athletics and health. He also works with individuals helping them to develop a fuller quality of life, physically, mentally and emotionally.
As an experienced Assistant-Trainer and Trainer, he has been teaching in many trainings in Europe (in Paris with Myriam Pfeffer, in Liege, Belgium with Yvan Joly, in Bad Windsheim, Germany with Mark Reese), and in the U.S. with Anat Baniel. These trainers have in many ways been his mentors. François has taught advanced trainings in France, Sweden, Switzerland, Germany and the U.S. He has also the desire to share the experience he developed teaching for 14 years in small continuity educational trainings, creating a very interactive, precise and supportive way of working with students.
François has been teaching movement and voice for 40 years. Before he took his Feldenkrais training in 1984 (M. Pfeffer, G. Yaron, Ch. Chelav, R. Alon, A. Baniel, J. Karzen…), he had training in bodywork including dance, mime and relaxation techniques and studies based on Chinese medicine, Taoist yoga, Zen meditation, and martial arts dynamics & equilibrium.
François has voice and speech therapy training with a specialty in neuropsychology. He has worked as a consultant and rehabilitation practitioner in one of the most well-known hospitals in Paris for brain injury. Twenty five years ago François opened a center of his own in Paris for ” Somatic Education”.
Experience François' Teaching
Find the Lesson of the Month and several articles on François Combeaus Website: