Iraina Clarke

MEd (psych), Dip Dance/Movement therapy, Cert Ed (FE)
Feldenkrais Training: Lewes 2007

Glyngarth, Beards Lane, Stroud, Glos GL5 4HD

07592 831344
Classes: Working in Further Education- special needs
Individual lessons: Stroud


I currently run group sessions in Awareness through Movement at a Further Education College, with disabled students. I offer face to face Individual sessions in Stroud at my home (occasionally in other people's homes )and can do this on Zoom.
I work with a range of people from musicians and riders to those dealing with particular difficulties such as: multiple sclerosis, breathing difficulties, hemiplegia, fibromyalgia, hip & back pain and those wishing to improve posture. I adopt an individual approach to sessions and adapt my practice to suit particular needs.


The Feldenkrais Method came to my attention some years ago after doing Dance/Movement therapy training in London and in Bristol whilst very involved in other forms of Dance. In my work as a teacher/therapist I became particularly interested in developmental movement; learning in children and adults and this clearly linked to the Feldenkrais Method. I found Awareness through Movement lessons improved my dancing in contact improvisation and this intrigued me as to how this could be so. After a spell of performing then working in arts development in education & development work in social care, I moved location from the city and had a child, whilst continuing in development; training of staff in Social Care. When contemplating the future, to my surprise Feldenkrais sprang to mind. The possibility of working through movement with individuals and groups resonated with the teaching &learning that I had been engaged in 15 years earlier. The Feldenkrais training was a fascinating, frustrating and fulfilling insight into learning how to learn.
Since completing training in 2007, I have run a Feldenkrais practice with groups in the community and individual sessions, alongside working in Education.