Deidre Sklar (PhD, GCFP) is a Feldenkrais practitioner. She is a retired dance ethnographer and performance scholar, theatre performer and director. The author of Dancing with the Virgin: Body and Faith in the Fiesta of Tortugas, New Mexico, she was the recipient of CORD’s 2014 award for Outstanding Scholarly Research in Dance.  Deidre has taught at the University of California, Irvine, Texas Women’s University, UCLA and Oberlin, and has published numerous scholarly articles. She teaches Feldenkrais from her loft in Carpinteria, California.

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This website functions as a collection of Deidre's contributions to thinking, teaching and writing about what it is to know something in movement, as an introduction to her current Feldenkrais teaching, and, eventually, as a playground for answering the questions 'How did you get through?' and 'How did you do this life?'

Cover Image: Original Photography by Deidre Sklar