Benefits of Trager


The Trager® Approach helps release deep-seated physical and mental patterns and facilitates deep relaxation, increased mobility and mental clarity. Many people seek Trager® sessions for personal growth or increased feelings of joy and wellness. The Trager® Approach has also been reported to ease or manage a wide range of conditions including:


limited movement

back pain


multiple sclerosis

post-polio syndrome

sports and other injuries

carpal tunnel syndrome

back and neck pain

physical/emotional trauma

muscle spasms


cerebral palsy

Parkinson’s disease



The second aspect of The Trager® Approach, called Mentastics®, involves instruction in the use of self-care movements. Mentastics® is taught both in private sessions and in group classes.

Dr. Trager developed these simple, effortless movements to encourage playful exploration of “what could be freer” for your body. Integrating Mentastics® into your daily life will allow you to enhance and recall feelings of ease, freedom, flexibility and joy. Mentastics® can become part of the way you take care of yourself and relieve stress and tension.