Dr. Frank Wildman is one of the few teachers and clinicians
in the world today with the capability to understand and work with the
human condition through posture and movement. Dr. Wildman's life-long passions
in the study of evolution, movement arts and somatic psychology and his
exceptional talents as a practitioner have culminated in a rich and profound
body of work.
A former professional dancer, Dr .Wildman holds degrees
in physical education, biology and somatic psychology. In his lectures
and teachings Dr. Wildman draws from his eclectic training to ingeniously
demonstrate the complex fusion of mind, movement and emotion in human individuals.
Dr. Wildman studied for more than a decade with the creator
of the Feldenkrais Method®, renowned physicist, engineer and Judo Master
Dr. Moshe Feldenkrais. Dr. Wildman conducted the first accredited Feldenkrais
Practitioner Training after Dr. Feldenkrais' death in 1984. He is
past president of the Feldenkrais Guild of North America and formulated
the Standards of Practice, which today serve as the defining guidelines
for the Feldenkrais Method® internationally. Wildman brought the Feldenkrais
Method® to Australia where, aided by the sponsorship of Sydney University,
he created seminars and Professional Trainings for two decades.
Dr. Wildman is widely recognized for introducing the
clinical applications of the Feldenkrais Method® to the medical community
and other health professions. He has designed programs at the University
of California to help alleviate back pain and aging-related ailments and
continues to expand the scope of The Feldenkrais Method by presenting it
to the medical community as an effective method of sensory-motor education.
He has also coached many of today's top Feldenkrais Practitioners on effective
ways to bring the Method to thousands of Physical and Occupational Therapists
throughout the world. Wildman is founder and director of the Feldenkrais
Movement Institute. He consults and works privately with individuals in
California, New York, and Australia.
For private sessions with Dr. Wildman,
call the Feldenkrais Movement Institute at (800) 342-3424,
or e-mail FrankWildman@feldenkraisinstitute.org
an Interview with Dr. Wildman