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About LeeAnn:

LeeAnn Starovasnik, GCFP, has helped others actualize sustainable improvements using the Feldenkrais Method® since 1999. She loves applying her well-honed observation, intuition and problem-solving skills to the challenges posed by her clients. She creatively constructs ways for clients to discover or recover, how to move efficiently and comfortably through life with a “less pain, more gain” philosophy.


Her clients also benefit from LeeAnn’s Master NeuroLinguistic Programming skills and metaphysical practices. She is in the process of writing her book of seated Feldenkrais® ATM® lessons – “The ABCs of Everyday Ease.” She’s grateful for the opportunity to support students in taking their next steps towards moving with ease in the direction of their dreams.


Since 2000, LeeAnn has volunteered on the faculty of the Lifetime Learning Center. She’s taught movement to theater students at Cornish School of the Performing Arts and mentored practitioners in teaching classes to seniors and seated ATMs. LeeAnn has taught in both recent Seattle FGNA Conferences. She sees clients privately and teaches classes online and in north Seattle. Her popular workshops include Balance in Action and her Everyday Ease series, which focuses on walking, sleeping, sitting, computing and transitioning.

My Story:

How did I come to be a Feldenkrais Practitioner? I had been experiencing chest pains – the kind that wake you up in the middle of the night or cause you to pull off the freeway. It was a scary situation. I traveled down both traditional and non-traditional health care/wellness paths in search of quick relief, and found many wonderful practices that could support me and provided short term relief, but the pain recurred.


My search led me to a talented practitioner who stated in our second session, “I can relieve your pain.” I was thrilled! "But," he said, "if you want the pain to stop recurring, you have to learn to move differently.” Okay, I heard what he said, but I had no earthly idea of what he meant. How do you learn to move differently? Who taught me how to move in the first place? And, how do I proceed? Well, he handed me a business card for his trainer – he was in the first of the four years to be certified in the Feldenkrais Method of Somatic Education®.


This is how my personal study in the Feldenkrais Method began. It is also the last time I experienced chest pains that bad. What I know now is that the pain was caused by my clavicles rubbing on my sternum. This was caused by how I moved: how I sat, computed, traveled in a car. You get the idea. Through a series of customized Feldenkrais lessons I learned to move differently. I changed my physical habits and I changed my results. I was so thrilled at the profound power of the work that I began my four year training in Maui six months later.


That was over twenty years ago. It has been my pleasure to work with people of all ages with many varied conditions, and to see them find lasting relief by changing their habits using this method. I have worked with four-month olds to ninety-four year olds and all have benefited. See the Feldenkrais from Head to Toe page to view the types of conditions I have worked with.


Take your next step towards your movement goals by calling with your questions, curiosity and concerns and scheduling an introductory consultation today.



LeeAnn is a Guild Certified Feldenkrais Practitioner(cm) with over 14 years experience in the Feldenkrais Method of Somatic Education® and over 12 years of professional practice.

LeeAnn Starovasnik, GCFP

Contact me for an introductory consultation today!



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"I had been pigeon-toed my entire life. After four months of Feldenkrais sessions with LeeAnn, my feet rotate out! I am amazed at LeeAnn's gentle, intuitive technique and level of skill." —N.W., LaC


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"Private Sessions with LeeAnn  helped me recover fully after falling off a horse and fracturing multiple vertebrae. I returned to work on schedule and shortly thereafter a client commented that I was "moving as if nothing ever happened." I danced a little jig and proved it was true." —Betsy Wolff, RN

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