The School for F.M. Alexander Studies was set up in Melbourne by David Moore in 1998 and has been training Alexander teachers in Melbourne since then.
This website provides information about the ongoing training as well as other programs taught by David Moore and other teachers at the school in Melbourne, elsewhere in Australia and overseas.
You will also find a description of the Alexander technique and a lot of in-depth articles about the Alexander technique and about the application of the technique to yoga.
Below are just some of what we are offering
Alexander Technique and Yoga Retreat in Assisi, Italy
22 - 28 June, 2023
Join David Moore and Rossella Buono at this beautiful and historic venue
There will be a full program through the mornings to lunchtime and then the later afternoon and evenings will be free fro a siesta, wandering through the city and also private lessons.
Private Alexander Technique Lessons with David Moore
David Moore offers private lessons at in Preston, mostly on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
You can book yourself in for a lesson online or contact him directly for more information
Alexander Technique Vocal Workshop
The Alexander technique was developed initially as a technique to heal and improve vocal functioning.
The school runs a term-long intensive course four times a year on Tuesdays from 9am to 1pm.
The first 9 week course of 2023 begins on 2 February at Richmond.
David Moore's European Workshops 2023
22 June to end of August, 2023
The following workshops,and residential retreats are confirmed fo 2023.
They comprise a mixture of weekend workshops and residential retreats.
Assisi 23- 27 June
Dusseldorf 30 - 31 July
Gotenborg , Sweden 5 - 6 August
Galway 12 - 13 August
Canterbury 19 - 20 August
Dartmoor 25 - 27 August
David is also available for private lessons during his visit to most of these places.
Student clinic lessons in Ballarat and Richmond
We offer a limited number of fully supervised student clinic appointments with our trainees who are in the final part of their training.
You will need to book in for a series of 8 appointments, normally consecutively on the same day of the week.
Alexander Technique Teacher Training Course
The School has been Melbourne's hub for Alexander Technique learning and events for the general public and practitioners.
We offer a three-year full-time Alexander Technique teacher training course.
Get in touch to find out how you can take your interest in Alexander Technique learning to the next level.
Alexander technique and Smart Yoga Workshop
29 January 2023
11am to 4.30pm at Kundalini House in North Fitzroy
With David Moore
This workshop will provides an in-depth introduction to both the Alexander technique and yoga.
It will serve as an introduction, and also a chance for those who have had lessons to revisit the principle their appliction of the technique.
Foot workshops - find your ease in walking
Saturday 20 May, 2023
with David Moore
This is a fully practical workshop we we will explore the patterns of posture and movement which can harm or help the health or your feet.
You have the option after attending this morning workshop to attend a full weekend of Alexander work.
In his best-selling illustrated book Smart Yoga, David Moore brings together thirty years of teaching experience in the Alexander
Technique and yoga. David presents fresh and practical insight into how the Alexander Technique can contribute to yoga practice. More than and instruction manual, this book, complete with visual examples, offers readers a critical approach to yoga practice. For yoga instructor, Alexander Technique teacher and those who are serious curious and open-minded about their yoga practice.
Body Mapping Manual
This illustrated manual was developed to support the delivery of the unit "Body Mapping: Use body mapping to improve movement and posture" taught as a part of the Advanced Diploma for Alexander Technique Teacher Training. The publication will be an asset to a range of environments including those where teacher or trainers are wanting to extend experiential teaching and learning. The content can be applied to various physical skills, activity or clinical situations where therapists are treating clients or advising them on postural and/or movement issues.