Ruty graduated from the Rubin Academy of Dance and Music in Jerusalem, and then went on to earn a Masters Degree in Movement Therapy from Leslie Boston University. Her Master’s Thesis was an in depth study of the mind-body connection, using the Feldenkrais Method to treat people with special needs.
She is currently co – director of the Training to become teachers of the Feldenkrais Method, Milano- Levico 5, and Director of Educational Training Monferrato 1. She works in her private practice at the studio in Via Pecchio 8_ 20131 Milano.
At the request of Dr. Feldenkrais he edited his workshop at Mann Ranch, which was published as The Master Moves. He has written extensively about the Feldenkrais Method for the Feldenkrais Journal, the Journal of Consciousness Studies and the Journal of Humanistic Psychology.
Since finishing her Feldenkrais Training Program in 1993, Carol has been an associate of Elizabeth Beringer and David Zemach-Bersin. She is the long-time Continuity Trainer for the Feldenkrais Training Programs in Berkeley, California. Carol is currently completing the editing work on Volume One of an in-depth biography of Dr. Feldenkrais, written by her late-husband, Mark Reese. She lives in Marin County, California.
Dwight actively maintains a private practice in Bend, Oregon where he works with a wide variety of clients, ranging from competitive athletes, musicians, and performing artists to people seeking pain relief, mindful mobility, optimal aging and performance enhancement.
From many years Dr. Shelhav worked at the Feldenkrais Institute and assisted Dr. Feldenkrais in training programs in the United States. She collaborated in writing the chapter on learning in The Elusive Obvious, Dr. Feldenkrais’ book. She herself has published several books on the Feldenkrais method.
Dr. Shelhav is the educational director for Feldenkrais training programs in Israel and abroad. In Germany, she is head of the Center for the Feldenkrais Method near Koln. Dr. Shelhav is frequently invited as a guest lecturer at symposiums around the world.
In recent years she has developed the “Chava Shelhav-Child’Space method” of developmental monitoring of babies from birth and up to 24 months, a method based on the theory of Dr. Feldenrkais.