17 of 17 people found the following review helpful
The case of Nora was supposed to be the first of a series of case studies by Moshe Feldenkrais, each describing a few of the major elements of his work. Unfortunately, due to a busy lecture schedule and an early death, Moshe never finished any of the other case studies. This book however, provides sufficient insight in the Feldenkrais method and way of thinking to wet your appetite for more. And more.
The major theme in The case of Nora is learning in a non-rational perspective. Nora, an intelligent and well-educated woman in her early sixties, has severe problems functioning normally after a stroke. She can not read, write, dress or otherwise take care of herself. Moshe takes the reader… Read more