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Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Section: Professional Develpment

What is the IFF?

The International Feldenkrais® Federation is a membership organization comprised of nineteen international guilds and association. You could think of it as a Feldenkrais-UN. As a member of the IFF, FGNA is able to work with Feldenkrais leaders worldwide on the most pressing issues of the day, as well as share ideas and materials for letting the world know just how amazing the Feldenkrais Method® is! What does this mean for you, as an FGNA member? You have access to free promotional and educational materials. Below is a sample of what's available:


Contemporary. Have you been looking for promotional photos? The IFF has images that show people engaged in Feldenkrais lessons and going about their everyday lives. Images are free to use on your website or in your brochure and advertisements. (Remember to always give the appropriate photo credit!) If you're interested in using the images for commercial purposes, i.e., a book, you will need to sign a contract with the IFF.

In order to access these images you have to create a profile, but don't worry! The IFF has made it really easy to register. Go here for details.

Dr. Moshe Feldenkrais. Looking for the perfect picture of Dr. Feldenkrais? The IFF has you covered! They've have numerous images of Moshe taken over the course of his life, including: 
  • during the Amherst training,
  • during the San Francisco training,
  • as a young man in Tel Aviv,
  • Judo shots, and
  • portraits.
Bonus: you can access these images without creating a profile.


The IFF has the following options for your educational and promotional needs (login required):
  • Amherst Evening Functional Integration® lessons--Over 170 different lessons, all free to watch!
  • Feldenkrais Movements--a contemporary video that captures the beauty and elegance of the Method. You're free to download this video and use it on your personal website or YouTube channel.


The IFF has three recordings available for your listening pleasure (login required):
  • Lecture on Posture, September 1979 by Moshe Feldenkrais
  • ATM: Lips, Teeth Mouth, June 2, 1978 by Moshe Feldenkrais
  • ATM lesson: Foot Differentiation by Moshe Feldenkrais

Articles and Documents

Curious to see some of the historical newspaper clippings of Moshe? You'll have to login to your profile to see these materials, but we promise it's worth it.

Finally, be sure to check out
Continuous Learning. It is a free publication written to give you ideas for how to work with the Method. (login required)

Photo credits
Modern images: © International Feldenkrais® Federation Archive, Robert Golden
Image of Moshe: © International Feldenkrais® Federation Archive
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Comments (1)
Dav Clark
4/21/2017 11:23:34 AM
I'm already using the publicity photos, but they are low-res for print usage, and in some cases, even low-res for online usage. Is there a way to get access to full-resolution versions of these images?

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