Chrish Kresge GCFP is a Guild Certified Feldenkrais® practitioner who works with people of all ages and backgrounds, using movement as the primary tool for improving function, self-awareness, self-image, posture, voice, and overall health. Chrish is also an actor, producer and director. She is passionate about using her diverse skills and background to help people find their optimal selves and innate dignity.
Chrish has been teaching the Feldenkrais Method® across the world for over 21 years in places such as the USA, Ghana, Morocco, France, and Nepal. During her teaching of the Feldenkrais Method, Chrish offers her students an enriching experience consisting of mental and physical improvement through natural, easy, and pleasurable ways of moving, using the brain’s amazing neuroplasticity to reorganize the body. In both her individual client work and group classes, Chrish employs techniques and principles of the Feldenkrais Method® of somatic education.
In addition to working with performing artists and business executives alike, Chrish specializes in working with children with disabilities, and is a graduate of the Anat Baniel Neuromovement® Method for Children, based on the work of Dr Moshe Feldenkrais.
A long-time actor and theatre director, Chrish has performed in and directed numerous musicals and plays, both in the USA and internationally. She has lived on 4 continents and is fluent in French, German, Italian and Arabic. She is passionate about the rehearsal process.
Chrish has served 3 terms on the national Board of Directors of the Feldenkrais Guild® of North America and has chaired numerous annual Feldenkrais Annual Conferences in North America.
Chrish maintains an active private practice and teaches 5 weekly group Feldenkrais classes in her studio in Northwest Washington DC. She is also currently studying at the cutting-edge Feldenkrais Training Academy in Seattle with Dr Jeffrey Haller.