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Curriculum Vitae


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

Degrees & Honors:

 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

Additional Feldenkrais Trainings 1982-1983

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

Private Practice, Seminars, Workshops and Classes:

Private Practice, Los Angeles CA 1998- present

The Center for Physical Health, Santa Monica CA, April 1998 - 2000

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

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

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

Assistant Trainer, Feldenkrais Guild Professional Trainer Programs:

London, England 1987

Paris, France 1988

Paris, France 1989

Paris, France1990

Los Angeles 1992

Eugene, Oregon 1993

Eugene, Oregon 1994


"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 the entire body, the entire self  (Mill Valley, 11/1985.)

Current Book in progress 


Fluent in French, Italian, Spanish, and English. Knowledge of German and Hebrew. Spoke Arabic as a child in Cairo.


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


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. The programs are referenced in the Somatics publications listed above.


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

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