Feldenkrais®International Training Program Milano9

Milan, Italy November 2016 – May 2020

Accredited by the EuroTAB and AIIMF

Educational director Mara Della Pergola Feldenkrais Trainer


Educational director Mara Della Pergola is one of the most experienced practitioners in Europe. She has been involved with the practice and development of the Method for more than 30 years, having studied directly with M. Feldenkrais in Amherst since 1980. Since 1988 she has been working in trainings in Italy, as well as in several other European Countries, USA, Mexico and Colombia. She is known for the clarity, the creativity and the accessibility of her teaching. Mara directs the Istituto di Formazione Feldenkrais in Milano. Her background is in the psycho-social field and theatre.

The faculty includes many highly qualified, inspiring leaders in the Feldenkrais field: Sabine Pfeffer, Donna Ray, Paul Newton, Garet Newell, Ingrid Wilczek, Mara Fusero. Many of them have studied with Moshe Feldenkrais and have different backgrounds and teaching styles. A number of Assistant Trainers, proportional to the students enrolled, will be present. The program will be conducted in English and Italian with translation.

The Training will run in segments of 40 working days per year over a period of 3 and a half years, for a total of 160 days.

2016 – 2017 Year One
November 15 – 20, 2016   Mara Della Pergola
2nd start!  February 3 – 12, 2017   Mara Della Pergola
May 12 – 21, 2017   Garet Newell
July 21 – 30, 2017   Anna Maria Caponecchi
September 2 – 10, 2017   Mara Della Pergola
2017 – 2018 Year Two
October 27 – November 5, 2017     Mara Della Pergola
January 27 – February 4, 2018   Garet Newell
April 21 – May 1, 2018   Sabine Pfeffer
June 30 – July 19, 2018   Mara Della Pergola
June 30 – July 21, 2018   Mara Della Pergola
2018 – 2019 Year Three
October 27 – November 4, 2018   Ingrid Wilczek
January 26 – February 3, 2019   Mara Della Pergola
April 25 – May 1, 2019   Donna Ray
June 30 – July 19, 2019   Mara Della Pergola
2019 – 2020 Year Four
September 2 – 10, 2019   Mara Fusero
October 26 – November 3 , 2019   Mara Della Pergola
January 25 – February 2, 2020   Ingrid Wilczek
April 25 – May 3, 2020   Mara Della Pergola

During the third year of training, students are allowed to teach ATM to groups for their own learning. Graduates of the training are qualified to become practitioners of the Feldenkrais Method, recognized by any Feldenkrais Organization in the World. The training program is conducted in English and Italian with translation.

Summer segments take place in Asiago, a beautiful mountain resort near Venice. It is a great sport area, where it is possible to practice tennis, horse riding, swimming in lakes, trekking, and to be near some of the most beautiful cities in Italy: Venice, Verona and its Arena, Padova, Vicenza.

The Organization will supply all the necessary information for housing and childcare arrangements

Annual Tuition is € 3450,00 year 1, € 3450,00 year 2 and € 3550,00 year 3, € 3550,00 year 4.

To apply, please send to Istituto di Formazione Feldenkrais

  • the application form
  • your curriculum vitae
  • motivations for following the Course
  • your experience with the Method
  • a recent picture
  • a self-certification of health (no selection on the basis of health status)

Upon approval of your application, € 500,00 will be required as a deposit to Istituto di Formazione Feldenkrais

IBAN IT18G0306909400100000010264 Banca Intesa San Paolo, via G. Verdi 8 Milano

Training program are subject to cancellation as result of insufficient enrollment, teacher and/or location availability. In case of instructor and/or location change, applicants will be notified 30 days in advance.

For further information contact us at info@istitutofeldenkrais.it