Anat Baniel, founder of the Anat Baniel Method (sm), is the author of bestselling book, Move Into Life: The Nine Essentials for Lifelong Vitality and the highly acclaimed Kids Beyond Limits. Anat was trained as a clinical psychologist, dancer, and was a close professional associate of Dr. Moshe Feldenkrais for over a decade.
Anat’s work is at the forefront of the emerging brain plasticity field. Her innovative, scientifically based methods provide concrete, powerful and easy to use tools that help change people’s brains and lives for the better. Her method has helped thousands of people, from high performance musicians, athletes, business people, and others get rid of aches and pains and transcend present limitations to achieve greater energy, strength, health and success that they often believed not possible.
Anat is world-renown for her work with children with special needs. Her brain based approach to helping children diagnosed with Autism, Cerebral Palsy, genetic disorders, ADHD, and other learning and developmental disabilities is cutting edge and is applauded by parents, health professionals and prominent neuroscientists. The outcomes experienced by the children that she works with often defy all expectations and are frequently described as miraculous. Anat and her team of teachers have trained hundreds of practitioners who continue to get outstanding results with both kids and adults.
Anat is currently collaborating with Dr. Michael Merzenich, world-renowned neuroscientist and brain plasticity expert, on a pilot research project developing an Anat Baniel Method based movement program for traumatic brain injured adults. http://www.anatbanielmethod.com/