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Table 1 Profile of Feldenkrais Teachers and traditional format practice patterns during 2010

From: United States Guild Certified Feldenkrais Teachers®: a survey of characteristics and practice patterns

Characteristic Responders Percentage Mean (SD) 95% CI
Age group     
18–29 years 3 0.8   
30–39 years 14 3.7   
40–49 years 71 18.7   
50–59 years 153 40.3   
60–69 years 112 29.5   
70–84 years 27 7.1   
Region     
Northeasta 62 16.3   
Midwestb 50 13.1   
Southc 65 17.1   
Westd 204 53.5   
Gross income level     
Less than $25,000     
All 88 23.6   
Men 11 17.2   
Women 77 24.9   
$25,000 to $49,999     
All 124 33.2   
Men 21 32.8   
Women 103 33.3   
$50,000 to $74,999     
All 88 23.6   
Men 9 14.1   
Women 79 25.6   
$75,000 or more     
All 73 19.6   
Men 23 35.9   
Women 50 16.2   
Percentage of gross income from Feldenkrais practice     
0     
All 37 9.9   
Men 2 3.1   
Women 35 11.3   
1-20     
All 132 35.4   
Men 29 45.3   
Women 103 33.3   
21-40     
All 46 12.3   
Men 6 9.4   
Women 40 12.9   
41-60     
All 30 8.0   
Men 4 6.3   
Women 26 8.4   
Traditional practice format, 12-month overview questions     
How many weeks did you practice? 266 96.7 39.6 (14.3) 37.9-41.3
How many hours of direct contact with students did you have in a typical week? 265 96.4 10.5 (9.8) 9.3-11.7
How many appointments (visits) for individual lessons (Functional Integration® or Awareness Through Movement®) with students did you have in a typical week? 257 93.5 8.7 (8.6) 7.7-9.8
How many students did you have for individual lessons in a typical week? 255 92.7 7.9 (8.0) 6.9-8.9
How many minutes did your individual lessons last?     
Most often, typical lesson 260 94.5 58.4 (9.3) 57.3-59.5
Shorter lessons 174 63.3 43.5 (11.8) 41.7-45.2
Longer lessons 171 62.2 77.0 (14.9) 74.8-79.3
How many classes (visits) for group lessons (Awareness Through Movement) with students did you have in a typical week? 275 100.0 1.5 (2.4) 1.2-1.8
How many students did you have for group lessons in a typical week? 275 100.0 8.1 (11.2) 6.8-9.4
How many minutes did your group lessons (classes) last?     
Most often, typical lesson 190 69.1 58.7 (9.1) 57.4-60.0
Shorter lessons 102 37.1 48.7 (11.3) 46.5-51.0
Longer lessons 101 36.7 71.7 (23.5) 67.0-76.3
How many public workshops based on the Feldenkrais Method did you offer? 275 100.0 2.0 (3.2) 1.7-2.4
How many workshops for Feldenkrais practitioners and/or students in accredited Feldenkrais Professional Training Programs did you offer? 275 100.0 0.6 (2.4) 0.3-0.9
  1. Item-specific numbers of responders and percentages for all characteristics; means with standard deviations (SD), and 95% confidence intervals (CI) for 12-month overview of traditional practice format.
  2. aNew York, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Maine, New Jersey, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont, Rhode Island.
  3. bIllinois, Michigan, Wisconsin, Indiana, Minnesota, Ohio, Iowa, Missouri, Kansas, North Dakota, Nebraska, South Dakota.
  4. cVirginia, Maryland, North Carolina, Florida, Georgia, Texas, Alabama, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Tennessee, Delaware, South Carolina, West Virginia, Arkansas, District of Columbia, Kentucky, Mississippi.
  5. dCalifornia, Washington, Oregon, Colorado, Arizona, New Mexico, Idaho, Hawaii, Utah, Alaska, Wyoming, Montana, Nevada.