Chava Shelhav

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CHAVA SHELHAV, Ph.D., was born in Israel on January 31, 1940. As one of Dr. Moshe Feldenkrais's first students, she was one of the first group of 13 Feldenkrais teachers that he trained in his system of improving human functioning.

Dr. Shelhav received her masters at Boston University and her doctorate from the University of Heidelberg. Working in the Departments of Sociology and Life Sciences, her thesis examined the effects of the Feldenkrais Method on learning processes and other aspects of childhood. She has published a number of books in Hebrew, English, and German.

Dr. Shelhav has served as educational director for 30 four-year Feldenkrais Professional Training Programs in Israel, Germany, the United States, and the UK. In Israel, she has taught the Feldenkrais Method at Seminar Hakibbutzim, the Wingate Institute, the Asaf Harofe Medical Center's Department of Complementary Medicine, and at child development centers. In Germany, she heads Feldenkraiszcentrum, an institute that trains teachers in the Feldenkrais Method.

Dr. Shelhav is currently training Child'Space practitioners through programs in Israel, Germany, the Netherlands, and the United States. She has a private practice in Tel Aviv.

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Child Space

An Integrated Approach to Infant Development Based On the Feldenkrais Method
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