Auditors are encouraged to attend and ask questions as they watch the process of improved performance using Dave’s system. Dave also teaches a variety of lectures and unmounted Feldenkrais Awareness Through Movement ® ( DTM body awareness exercises).
In addition to his expertise, Dave is well known for his energetic, positive, articulate, and thought provoking yet simple teaching style. "It doesn't have to be difficult."
Choose the Format That Works Best For Your Group
From Training through International Grand Prix, Dave focuses on good basics while always taking an individual approach for each horse-rider team. Dave strictly adheres to the principles of the German classical training scale and short-cuts are not taken for the sake of short-lived success. Dave has the gift to impart knowledge to riders of all levels.
1-2 Additional privates for Feldenkrais Functional Integration are available.
3-day clinics are the same, yet feature an additional 1 hour lecture. For example, Training Scale Usage, Equine Biomechanics, or the subject of your choice.
Day 1: Seat 101
Day 2: Correct application of the aids, training according to the Training Scale, with focus on Rhythm, Relaxation and finding correct contact.
Unique DTM classes to improve riding, without riding!. An opportunity to learn together with your whole group, yet log in from home.
These workshops are given live via Zoom.
An opportunity for a meaningful mini-clinic / gathering for your group!
The workshops can be as short as 1.5 hours and the fee is very nominal.
Students have the opportunity to purchase further classes (recordings) - proven courses and even a full program, all proven to work wonders for riders' seats, pain relief, confidence levels etc!
Add ons or options:
Individual Feldenkrais Functional Integration® (Massage table required), Equipe and Passier Saddle fitting, Sprenger bit fitting, public appearances and special presentations, DTM work with horses and in hand-work. Please note that Dave will not provide opinions on a horse or saddle you are considering to to purchase during clinics - this is a separate service.
October 2022: Denmark, Holland
November 2022: Germany
December 2022: Norway
January 2023: MA, KY, FL
Winter Season: Wellington area
April 2023: MA, NY, Holland
May 2023: Germany
Early FALL 2023: USA Clinics
Late FALL 2023: Europe Clinics
In addition to mounted lessons, as a Guild Certified Feldenkrais Practitioner®, Dave can work with riders & horses (this is not a "treatment", but a movement lesson).