Arlyn studied acting, voice and mime and taught Movement for Actors prior to her involvement with the Feldenkrais Method. She began studying the Feldenkrais Method® in 1977 and graduated from Dr. Feldenkrais’ US Training Program in 1983. She became an Assistant Trainer in 1988 and a Feldenkrais Trainer in 1994. Arlyn has taught extensively in Australia, the United States, Canada, and Europe in over 100 Feldenkrais Professional Training Programs worldwide. She has also directed her own training programs in Amsterdam, Berkeley, and Toronto.
Over the past 35 years Arlyn has taught numerous workshops for the general public. She has also taught Advanced Trainings for Feldenkrais Practitioners on a number of different themes. Her style of teaching is direct, humorous and very dynamic.
Arlyn also gives individual sessions in Functional Integration®. Her students include performing artists, infants, children, people with orthopedic or neurological issues and anyone who wants to improve their everyday functioning.
In addition, Arlyn has taught in schools, clinics and hospitals. She has led seminars for physical and occupational therapists on the clinical applications of the Feldenkrais Method to people with orthopedic and neurological problems. She has also taught courses on the application of the Feldenkrais Method for children with special needs to Health Professionals and Feldenkrais Practitioners. She taught for many years at Star Academy, San Anselmo,CA, a special school for children with learning challenges, helping to establish Feldenkrais® lessons as a permanent part of the curriculum.