Beth Rubenstein, Feldenkrais Teacher in Los Angeles
Thirty years of experience as a
physical therapist and over twenty years as a Guild Certified
Feldenkrais Practitioner®, brings Beth Rubenstein a unique approach
to her work.
Her medical science background
gives her the traditional, structural knowledge of the human body.
Combined with the Feldenkrais Method’s® functional approach to
movement and motor learning, she has a comprehensive understanding
of development, health and wellness.
Beth Rubenstein works with
neurological and orthopedic concerns. Some of these issues include
balance, coordination, weakness, repetitive stress injuries and
pain. She has been involved with the National Multiple Sclerosis
Society for many years and has lectured about treatment and taught
classes for clients with MS and Fibromyalgia. She has worked with a
wide spectrum of clients, including babies, children with ADHD and
learning/movement problems, musicians, dancers, athletes,
multi-tasking moms and parents, geriatric clients, pregnant moms,
and texting teens with aching thumbs and wrists. Her goal is to help
each client to learn and give them better tools with which to make
Her Los Angeles, CA practice
offers both individual Functional Integration® sessions and
six-week group Awareness Through Movement® classes. She is
also delighted to be teaching the six week Pregnant Pauses ™
program for “soon to be moms,” and the Change Your Age
program for those who want to use their body and brain to feel
younger, stronger, and more fit.
Beth Rubenstein is an assistant
trainer of the Feldenkrais Method.®.
She is a former faculty member
of Mt. St. Mary’s College and California State University,
Northridge. She has lectured extensively on movement and learning.
She has also worked as a consultant to insurance companies and third
“To make the impossible
possible, the possible easy, and the easy elegant.”
Click this link to the 65th Annual
Convention of the California Council of Parent Participation
Nursery Schools (CCPPNS).
Beth will be presenting at this exciting conference on
Saturday March 15, 2014. There will be many excellent and
respected presenters. Beth's presentation is called: "Moving
to Learn, Learning to Move". She will give insight and
strategies for helping grade school age children navigate their
world, through movement, awareness, attention, and mindfullness.
Participants will be on the floor learning through a fun and
engaging Awareness Through Movement® lesson. We will follow with a discussion of current research on
Neuroplasticity, Mindfullness, and how Beth integrates these
concepts with the Feldenkrais Method.
Feldenkrais Professional Training Program
University of Southern California
Masters of Science in Higher Education
Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP AND LICENSE:
Guild Certified Feldenkrais Practitioner, 1991
Member of Feldenkrais Guild
Physical Therapy license in the states of CA and NY
Member American Physical Therapy Association
Member of Orthopedic, Private Practice, Neurology Sections of APTA
Member of Resources for Infant Educarers (RIE)
a body to perfect all the possible forms and configurations of its
members not only changes the strength and flexibility of the
skeleton and muscles but makes a profound change in the self-image
and quality of direction of the self.
I believe that the unity of mind and body is
an objective reality. They are not just parts somehow related to
each other, but an inseparable whole while functioning. A brain
without a body could not think.
- Moshe Feldenkrais