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Jack Heggie, Feldenkrais Assistant Trainer. His Last Letter

The link to the letter below by Jack Heggie was originally posted on SomaSimple.com. It was sent to me by a reader. Thank you. Jack Heggie passed away, reportedly by suicide. Ryan Nagy talks about the apparent suicide (years apart) of Jack Heggie and Martin Weiner in this blog post (click). Jack's letter below gets to the abuse of power in the Feldenkrais Guild community that I believe ultimately led to the culture of sexual harassment and bullying that we see today. JACK HEGGIE'S LAST LETTER Dear Fellow Practitioners and Students of the Feldenkrais Method: I am taking the time and going to considerable expense to send this letter to each and every practitioner member of FGNA because I believe that our Method is in the midst of a crisis so severe that, if action is not taken...

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What is Sexual Harassment? Guide For Feldenkrais

Note: The Feldenkrais Guild has allegations against trainers going back more than 30 years and has shown little progress in combating the problem. It may be best to either go public with your accusations or go directly to an attorney and then file a lawsuit or go to the police. A long and detailed article from RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network) You should be able to feel comfortable in your place of work or learning. If you are being sexually harassed, you can report it to the authorities at your job or school. What is sexual harassment? Sexual harassment includes unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical harassment of a sexual nature in the workplace or learning environment, according to the Equal Employment Opportunity Comm

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