Monday, July 27, 2020 Time: 8 - 9:45 am Pacific Time
Moshe Feldenkrais with Prof. Jigoro Kano (left) in Paris
In this six-workshop monthly series, Moti will explore the root of the Feldenkrais Method - Moshe’s experience as a martial artist. Each workshop will combine an ATM lesson and its applications, with a short PowerPoint presentation, talks about historical facts and findings to illustrate how Moshe’s expertise in Jujitsu and Judo form the foundation of the Method.
Date for the 2nd workshop: Monday, July 27, 2020 Time: 8 - 9:45 am Pacific Time Cost: $32
All events will be recorded and available for streaming later. In each workshop we will focus on:
Feldenkrais’ journey as a Budoka (follower of the martial ways) toward the development of the Feldenkrais Method.
Feldenkrais in Practice – discovery of our power and potent self, based on ATM lessons and practical applications.
Making fundamental concepts experiential: reversibility, dynamic stability, controlling personal space, orientation in relationship to time, elements of effective movement, and more.
First workshop: First Feldenkrais Method – Moshe’s Self Defense from 1930.
Second: Entering the World of Judo – 1933.
Third: Judo - the Art of Defense and Attack – 1941
Fourth: Practical unarmed Combat, secrets of one-technique method – 1942
Fifth: Higher Judo, the turning point – 1948
Sixth: The way to Better Judo – 1949
Moti (Mordehai) Nativ, a retired Colonel from the Israeli Defense Force, has been a certified Feldenkrais Practitioner since 1994 (Jerusalem 1) and served as the president of the Israeli Feldenkrais Guild. Moti has been an active martial artist since 1966. He is Dai Shihan (Master teacher) in the Bujinkan school of Budo Tai-Jutsu. He founded the Bujinkan Dojo of Awareness, combining the Feldenkrais Method into martial arts training. He holds a black belt in Judo and is a certified Krav Maga instructor. Since 1995 he has led the training of the Israeli Bujinkan instructors, teaching how to teach Budo Tai-Jutsu.