Yvan Joly M.A. (Psy.)
Registered psychologist and Certified Practitioner-Trainer of the Feldenkrais® Method
Feldenkrais Institute of Somatic Education (Montreal, Quebec)
YVAN JOLY is a registered Psychologist, Practitioner-Trainer and Educational Director of Feldenkrais Professional Training programs. In the last 20 years, he has trained practitioners of the Feldenkrais Method® in 15 countries over four continents. He has applied his expertise in body awareness to issues in the domains of health, sports, the Arts and education. Yvan Joly has received his Master in Psychology in 1973, from the Université de Montréal, with a specialty in cognitive science. He is certified by the Feldenkrais Guild of North America as practitioner-teacher since 1983 and as trainer since l995. Mr Joly was the co-founder and first president of the Quebec Regrouping for Somatic Education. He is one of the world leaders in the establishment of the field of somatic education. He founded in 1992, the Feldenkrais Institute of Somatic Education. He is a lecturer at the Dance Department of L’Université du Québec à Montréal in a program called: Diplôme d’études supérieures en éducation somatique. Yvan Joly has written many articles, both for the community of somatic educators and for the public.
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