Chrish Kresge is a Guild Certified Feldenkrais® Practitioner. She graduated from a four-year, 850+ hour training in the Feldenkrais Method® in 1999 in Boulder, Colorado (USA).
Chrish works with people of all ages and backgrounds, using movement as a primary tool for improving self-awareness, thinking, posture, health and wellness. 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 20 years in places such as the U.S., 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 and nervous system’s amazing capacity to reorganize the body.
In addition to working with performing artists and business executives, Chrish specializes in working with individuals with disabilities, and is a graduate of the Anat Baniel Neuromovement® Method for Children. Her studies with Ruthy Alon (Movement Intelligence) have also informed her work in many ways.
She is currently studying at the Feldenkrais Training Academy in Seattle with Dr. Jeffrey Haller.
A long-time actor and theatre director, Chrish has performed in and directed numerous musicals and plays, both in the U.S. and internationally. She trained in London at the Central School of Speech and Drama and studied voice at the Royal Academy of Music with Edgar Evans, former principal tenor soloist at the Royal Opera House. Chrish studied directing at the British Theatre Association, and is fluent in French, German, Italian and Arabic.
Chrish is currently co-editing a book about the Feldenkrais Method, Learning Through Movement, due to be published by Handspring Publishing (UK) in the fall of 2020.
Chrish has served 3 terms on the national Board of Directors of the Feldenkrais Guild® of North America and has chaired numerous annual Feldenkrais Method® conferences in North America.
She maintains an active private practice and currently teaches five group Feldenkrais classes online per week from her studio in Northwest Washington, D.C.