Frania Zins is a wonder when it comes to reading the body and figuring out what is really at work when our physical selves go awry. I have worked with Frania on several pernicious problems that others couldn’t solve, and each time emerged with solutions and new insights into my particular situation. Frania’s work is informed not only by her over 30 years of experience as a physical therapist, but also by her many years of experience as a Feldenkrais and Gyrotonics practitioner. Frania provides many lenses through which to view what is going on in the body, making it possible to emerge from her hands on therapy and movement analysis with new insights and solutions to the physical problems we inevitably face. She has my highest recommendation as a well trained and creative practitioner. If you have a problem you’ve had trouble solving, Frania may well be able to lead you toward solutions.
Frania is a deeply experienced and knowledgeable (Feldenkrais) practitioner. Blending her background in science and in the arts with years of experience in practice, she is rich in her understanding and in responding to each client uniquely. She is warm and compassionate and skilled in multiple dimensions. Whether you are on her table or in her classroom, you will be in wonderful hands.
Frania’s work is the epitome of elegance and intelligence. Her results are phenomenal. I consider her work the best New York has to offer!
I refer as many of my patients to her as I can. She seems to take a lot less time to heal my patients than other therapists. Whenever I encounter any complex or difficult rehabilitation problem in my patients, I insist that they see Frania. She is truly one of the finest, most gifted therapists I have ever known. Frania uses her combined knowledge of “traditional” physical therapy and The Feldenkrais approach to help my patients make a full recovery
I have known and worked with Frania Zins for five years. I have referred many (over one hundred) patients to Frania. The feedback has been consistently positive from excellent to WOW AMAZING. Their clinical outcomes excellent. I believe this has to do with Frania’s skills, her communicative style and grace. She is a true healer
Count yourself lucky if you have a chance to work with Frania! She is an insightful Feldenkrais teacher, who is an amazingly effective and compassionate practitioner of the touch that teaches and changes peoples’ lives.
As a Patient Advocate I have – over the past five years-referred cancer patients, spinal patients and neuro patients to Frania Zins. All of my patients have thrived under Frania’s care. Frania is a gifted healer. She customizes each patient’s regimen. My patients tell me that they feel rejuvenated after working with Frania, and I am certain that is due to Frania’s holistic approach, depth of spirit and outstanding clinical skills. I think Frania is an extraordinary resource and I am so glad she is in New York.
Frania has single handedly changed the way I view my body and it’s movement. As an athlete she enabled me to finish an Ironman 10 days after I wasn’t able to run 1 mile and as a musician/drummer she’s changed the way I approach my instrument in ways that have kept me improving with grace and finesse as well as power and stamina injury free over a 38 year career. She is a gift to anyone who is dealing with any physical issues in addition to anyone wanting to avoid issues in the future.
After a lifetime of riding horses and motorcycles, injuries from these activities have caught up with me. I went to Frania for relief from pain in pretty much all of my joints, especially my back, neck, ankle, and hands. Frania’s approach is remarkably gentle, patient, soothing, and effective. My joint pain was significantly reduced after the first session. My gait is freer and more balanced. My body is becoming happier after each encounter with The Magic Hands of Zins.
P.S. Frania is a lovely person.
I’ve been a patient for 10 yrs now. In that time, Frania’s helped me with sports and yoga injuries, fibromyalgia, neck/jaw/gut pain, and posture and alignment issues. When I first met Frania, I was slightly hunchback and had an injured rotator cuff. After one visit, I had tremendous pain relief. After several visits, I was no longer in pain and my posture was fixed. Throughout the years, I’ve needed routine pain management visits due to fibromyalgia. No one has helped relieve my pain more than Frania. Her knowledge of herbs and supplements is also top notch. Frania is a brilliant Feldenkrais practitioner, who offers the perfect blend of functional pain treatment and a science-based approach. If you’re looking for an intuitive healer who gets to the root cause of pain, look no further, you have found her.
After working with Frania, I experienced immediate and long lasting relief. She is a very skilled and intuitive practitioner. I recommend her wholeheartedly. She is the best! 5 Stars!
Frania brings a unique synergy of knowledge (both broad and deep), training, experience, and innate gifts to her work. This applies to figuring out the source of a problem that you bring to her, and then determining an effective way to approach it. Her touch says it all.
Frania is a deeply gifted body worker. Her Feldenkrais practice is intuitive and energetic, but also grounded in an encylopedic knowledge of the body and its movement and support systems. She calmly helped ease me through a dark period in my recovery from a debilitating sciatic issue.
Feldenkrais has been a revelation to me. My sessions with Frania Zins have helped me immeasurably. I’ve experienced relief from the pain and stress of several old dancing injuries plus I feel more fluid and free in every aspect of my daily life.