About Jan Sevde

Certified ABM Practitioner

“Movement is life. Life is a process. Improve the quality of the process and you improve the quality of life itself.”-Moshe Feldenkrais

I found the Anat Baniel Method was the only type of work that relieved the back pain I had lived with for the past eight years.  I am a beekeeper and while lifting the heavy boxes full of  honey I herniated a disk in my back.  I tried many different modalities for the pain including massage, chiropractic work and also rolfing.  These all helped temporarily but then the pain returned.  I read the book, "Move Into Life" by Anat Baniel and was so intrigued that I took a class with her.  We did a lot of Transformational Movement Lessons in the class and I couldn't believe how much better my back and whole body felt.  I continued to do TML's between classes and I am no longer in pain.  I cannot even find the pain in my back I used to live with.  Finding ABM has really changed my life and the quality of my life has been much improved.

 

I have been teaching Transformational Movement Lessons at the Chelsea Wellness Center since September 2013.  I have seen so many improvements in people's ability to move better and with more comfort.

 

I give private lessons which are referred to as Functional Synthesis (FS).  These sessions last 30 - 40 minutes.  I guide your body through slow gentle movements.  This facilitates the formation of new neural pathways creating the underlying neurological network for better movement patterns .  This will help you reach new levels of performance and let go of habitual contractions.

 

Continuing Education:

3 Feldenkrais Mastery Courses with Jeremy Krauss in 2014/2015 in Atlanta, GA

Walk for Life/ Feldenkrais Class with Anastassi Soatas 

Vitality & Anti-Aging with Anat Baniel in 2014

High Performers with Anat Baniel in 2015

JKA Jeremy Krauss approach to Children with Special Needs,  2015 - 2016

Feldenkrais Mastery Course with Ellen Soloway (Eye Specialty Course) May 2016

Advanced Mastery Trainings with Suzi Marks and Sylvia Shoredike (2017, 2018, 2019,2020)

ABMNM Children's Mastery 5 (Movement, Thinking and Cognition) with Anat Baniel, February 2020

ABMNM Conference with Focus on Vision,  Guest Speakers: Dr. Christine Roman and Dr. Deborah Zelinsky, April 2020

 

Ann Arbor Body & Mind
 

Jan Sevde 

Certified Anat Baniel Method Practitioner

Anat Baniel Method for Children Practitioner

734-649-8234

A2BodyandMind@gmail.com