EILEEN BACH-Y-RITA

Curriculum Vitae

Occupation:

Certified Feldenkrais teacher and practitioner, 1980 to present Assistant Trainer, Feldenkrais Professional Trainings

Degrees & Honors:

Recovery from Brain Injury" National Honors Society in Psychology PSI CHI 1978 Alumni Achievements Awards, Dominican College, 1996Visiting lecturer for a 5 city, Sponsored by the Australian National Feldenkrais Guild Inc. 1997

B.A. Psychology Dominican College, San Raphael CA 1978, Thesis "New Dynamics in the Recovery from Brain Injury," National Honors Society in Psychology PSI CHI 1978, 1996 Lifetime Achievement Award, Dominican College

Visiting lecturer for a 5 city tour, Sponsored by the Australian National Feldenkrais Guild Inc. 1997

Professional Training:

Student of Dr. Moshe Feldenkrais 1977-1981 and Graduate of training courses he gave personally:

Feldenkrais Professional Training, Lone Mountain College, San Francisco 1977-1979

Feldenkrais Advanced Clinical Training, San Francisco 1978, 1980

Feldenkrais Professional Training Program 1980-1981, Amherst, MA

Without Dr. Feldenkrais 1982-1983

Master Hypnotists: American Council of Hypnotists Examiners Certification #MH1085394,1985

Private Practice, Seminars, Workshops and Classes:

The Center for Physical Health, Santa Monica CA, April 1998

Owner Operator of The Feldenkrais Learning Center, Eugene, Oregon, 1994-1998

Owner-operator Bach-y-Rita Studio: A Center for Feldenkrais Practitioners, Mill Valley, California 1978-1986

Visiting lecturer for a 5 city tour, Sponsored by the Australian National Feldenkrais Guild Inc. 1997

Instructor, Feldenkrais Guild Professional Trainer Programs:

London, England 1987

Paris, France 1988, 1989, 1990

Los Angeles 1992

Eugene, Oregon 1993,1994

Publications:

"New Pathways in the Recovery from Brain Injury", Somatics,Vol. 3 No. 2 Spring 1981 and Somatics, Vol.3, No. 3, Autumn 1981

"Feldenkrais at Home", a 10 hour instructional movement improvement program for every part of the body; (on audiocassettes), Mill Valley, 11/85

"The Cerebral Garden-Harvesting the Hidden Resources of youBrain". To be published by Morgenstern and Daughters, Eugene , OR Library of Congress Number pending.

Linguist:

Fluent in French, Italian, Spanish, English, German, Hebrew, Arabic.

Teacher:

Dominican College, San Raphael, CA 1979-1980 Movement Education and Psychology Departments "Feldenkrais Awareness through Movement. Theory and Practice"

Producer:

Wrote, edited, recorded and produced "Feldenkrais at Horne" a 10 hour instructional program on audiocassettes. Nov. 1985

Lecturer-Seminar Leader:

Indji Sol Dance School, Cairo, Egypt

C.J. Jung Institute, San Francisco, CA

Dominican College, San Raphael, CA

Chabbot College, CA

Universidad Metropolitana, Mexico, D.F.

Arthitis Association and Easter Seal, San Francisco, CA

San Francisco Rotary Club, CA

Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, CA

Kentfield Hospital, Kentfield, CA

Garden Sullivan State University, CA

San Francisco State University, CA

Buchinger Clinic, Marabella, Spain

Hands-on Learning, Denver, CO 

Complete list available upon request.

Developer / Organizer:

Developed and organized pilot programs in Innovative Movement Re-Education, Relaxation, Counseling and Feldenkrais Awareness through Movement for physically impaired people and for stroke and head-injured adults at Garden Sullivan Adult Day Center, San Francisco, CA 1978-1979 and at the Universidad Metropolitana de Mexico, Mexico City D.F. 1975-1977 under an N.I.H. grant.

Consultant:

Preventative and Rehabilitative Physical Therapy Center, Kentfield, CA 1984-1986

Berkely Unified School District, Berkely CA 1982

Singer / Performer:

Television, clubs, 2 records 1970-1973

Place & Date Of Birth:

Cairo, Egypt, September 20, 1941