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
Smart Yoga Classes
David Moore is offering a range of classes in different locations in Melbourne.
Tuesdays 1- 2pm
Tuesdays 6 .30- 8.00pm
Wednesdays 3 - 4 pm
We are also offering online Zoom Classes
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.
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
Canterbury 19 - 20 August
Dartmoor 25 - 27 August
David is also available for private lessons during his visit to most of these places.
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.
Term three starts 4 September
Alexander technique Intensive Weekend
23 - 24 September 2023
at Yoga Hut, 145 Cochrance St, Brighton.
With teachers from the school
This workshop will provides an in-depth dive into the Alexander technique.
There are four seperate segments which can be attended separately, or you can stay for the whole weekened.
Saturday 10am - 1pm Working with the Feet
Saturday 2 - 5pm - Going deeper into the AT
Sunday 10am - 1om - Applying AT to yoga
Sunday 2 - 5pm - Voice and Breathing
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.
Tai Chi On Tuesday
Join Lynne Conway to learn Yang Style Tai Chi and Qigong based on Alexander Technique principles. Achieve inner stillness, flowing energy, balance and movement. Suitable for beginners and experienced.
New term starts 18 April 2023
11.00am - 12.15pm
Holden Street Neighbourhood House
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.