Feldenkrais method

['fɛld(ə)nkrʌɪs]
noun a system designed to promote bodily and mental well-being by analysis of neuromuscular activity via exercises which improve flexibility and coordination.
Origin
1930s: named after the Russian-born physicist and mechanical engineer Moshe Feldenkrais.

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