MOVEMENTWISE Movement Education


About MOVEMENTWISE Movement Education

MOVEMENTWISE Movement Education is the Feldenkrais® practice of occupational therapist Joan Clapper.  MOVEMENTWISE is located in downtown Corvallis at 408 SW Monroe Ave, Suite M230, in the Benton Plaza.  You can schedule individual appointments with Joan by clicking here:  Schedule an appointment

“The very first time I experienced a Feldenkrais session with Joan, I knew that a significant before-and-after point in my life had been reached. She has literally begun to put me fully back into my body, to reassemble, to reintegrate parts that over time had become scattered and lost. Her work has brought me renewed vitality and a sense of nearly unlimited possibilities for moving through and engaging with the world. I am hooked.”  Barbara

Experience the Feldenkrais Method with Joan Clapper to

  • Recover movements lost to illness, injury, aging, misuse or overuse.
  • Eliminate habits that cause overuse, strain and discomfort
  • Move with greater confidence, flexibility and strength
  • Enhance athletic fitness and performing arts skills
  • Develop good posture and balance without effort
  • Improve both physical and mental agility
  • Enhance mind-body connection
  • Recover vitality

The Feldenkrais Method® is an approach to rehabilitation and wellness that uses gentle movements, guided by words or the practitioner’s hands, to deeply influence musculoskeletal organization, emphasizing the conditions under which the nervous system learns best. Everyone, of any age, from athletes and artists to administrators and attorneys, can benefit from the Feldenkrais Method.

Joan Clapper (click for bio) is an occupational therapist and rehabilitation specialist who provides Feldenkrais classes (click here for list of classes) and individual sessions in the Corvallis area for those who wish to explore this innovative approach to physical rehabilitation and mind-body wellness.  Whether you are recovering from an injury or disabling illness, or just want to be more comfortable sitting at your computer, playing with your children and grandchildren, or performing a favorite pastime, Joan’s gentle approach to movement education can improve your overall well-being and the quality of your movements. Because Joan is licensed as an occupational therapist (click here to learn about occupational therapy), her work with the Feldenkrais Method is often covered by health insurance when addressing issues caused by certain medical conditions (click here for examples).