The Guild of Certified Feldenkrais Practitioners sets standards for
training programs and certification.
Students enter training programs from a wide variety of backgrounds.
The training required to be a Certified Feldenkrais Practitioner requires
160 days of training spread over a period of over 3 years. The training
programs are usually taught in sessions meeting two or three times per
year. The training programs prepare students to teach Awareness Through
Movement lessons to groups of people, and to develop a private practice
in Functional Integration. Competence and achievement are addressed
on an individual basis throughout the duration of the program.
Initial certification is granted by the educational director of a training
program after students have passed a supervised clinic. Certification
must be maintained through continuing education requirements on a biannual