Mary Spire
Mary Spire

Mary Spire

Mary Spire

Feldenkrais Method by Mary Spire, based in Northern California


Mary Spire' s Schedule 2018




San Rafael       Wednesdays

11:00 am

 Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road, San Rafael, Ca 94903

Cost: $25 per class for non-members / members come free
Contact Mary   or the Marin JCC at (415) 444-8000 or visit WWW.MARINJCC.ORG to register

Space is limited - no drop ins please.


Optimal Moves for Musicians : A Workshop for Musicians, Music Educators and Health Professionals

TBA, San Rafael , CA 

This public workshop is open to musicians, music teachers and health professionals who work with musicians. The focus will be on developing awareness and understanding of the physical and emotional challenges musicians associate with learning and performing music. Using innovative and potent Awareness Through Movement lessons and demonstrations with instruments, students will learn to prevent and /or recover from injuries, moving beyond injuries to improved performance. You will enjoy improved posture, breathing, greater mobility and flexibility and an increased sense of vitality and well-being.

Fee: $100.00 ($65 Student Fee)

General Admission


Student Admission


To register:  call Mary at 510-847-9613 or email :


One-Day Awareness Through Movement  Workshop for the Public

Presented by the Feldenkrais ® Resources Training Institute, Berkeley, Ca
May 13 and Dec 16, 2018 
Sunday -  11:30 am - 5:00 pm

The Power Of Attention and Awareness: Four gentle and potent Awareness Through Movement Lessons

In this workshop- by refining the power of your attention, awareness- and tapping into your brain's natural plasticity- you will recognize, understand,  and have the tools to change self-limiting patterns in breathing, moving, thinking and acting.  The outcome will be evolving freedom and choices in your everyday activities and life- and a heightened sense of well-being.

 Contact the Feldenkrais  Resources Training Institute directly  to register. 510.540.7600.

Workshop is $85 with preregistration and $95 at the door, on a space-available basis.

We accept Visa, MasterCard or checks.  Course payment by check may be sent to Feldenkrais® Resources Training Institute, 830 Bancroft Way, #112, Berkeley, Ca 94710. 



ADVANCED TRAINING: For GCFP/ 3rd and 4th year students in a Guild Certified Training

Presented by Mary Spire, Trainer


 QUIET THE NOISE: Working with Neuroplasticity and the Feldenkrais Method ®for People with Neurological Conditions

We Feldenkrais teachers are enormously qualified to help people with brain trauma, dystonia , MS, CP, Parkinson’s Plus– to name a few conditions. At this Advanced Training , through the medium of ATM/ FI and stories from case histories, you will learn how to tap into the natural plasticity of the brain to help students effectively change old, disturbed patterns and replace them with new, more optimal ones.

You will learn:

  • where to start
  • how to connect
  • when to stop
  • how to create conditions for your student’s continued improvement on his/her own. 

Don't miss out on this opportunity to connect with fellow teachers and learn proven ways to work with people with neurological conditions.



Optimal Moves for Musicians: Two Day Advanced Training

"How To Understand and Work Effectively with Musicians"
Presented by Mary Spire

In this two day advanced training you will learn skills specific to understanding and  helping musicians improve their performance.  You will fine-tune your ability to sense and feel, and imagine what it is to be a musician -a day in the life of a musician. You will learn to" pinpoint" what the student isn't aware of, or what he isn't doing yet- and provide him with relevant information to improve his performance skills and enjoy a full, pain-free and long career in music.
We will use dynamic, dramatic and effective  ATM and FI lessons, designed especially  for musicians; FI and ATM demonstrations with musicians playing their instruments; and video case histories. If you are a musician, bring your instrument!    



Advanced Training for Feldenkrais Practitioners
"Viewing Moshe"
Sundays, 12:00 - 5:00 pm, Marin County, California
We will be watching videos of Moshe giving Functional Integration lessons with comments, discussion and FI practice to follow.





Enter amount: $

To download a registration form and pay by check via mail, click here or call Mary at 866-678-8948 (



"Professional Feldenkrais Method practitioner serving San Francisco, Berkeley, Albany, San Rafael and other cities within Northern California."

Home | About Mary Spire | About the Feldenkrais Method | Tapes & Compact Discs
Schedule 2019 | Product Order Form | Registration Form | Contact

This site managed with Dynamic Website Technology from
Products and Services