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Awareness in Everyday Living

March 05, 2020

One of an ongoing series of occasional affordable workshops looking at the application of the Alexander technique to improving our overall physical and psychological comfort by using ourselves well in the activities of everyday living.

Introduction to the Alexander Technique

Sunday 19 April 2020
10.00am - 1.00pm

 

Introductory workshop with David Moore - director of the School and author of 'Smart Yoga: Apply the Alexander Technique to Enhance Your Practice, Prevent Injury, and Increase Body Awareness.'

This workshop will cover the basic principles of the Alexander Technique from a practical perspective.

The Alexander Technique is an approach to the study of movement. It helps you to eliminate unnecessary tension while learning to move in an easier, more effective way through daily activities. Led by the director of the School for FM Alexander Studies, David Moore, this workshop will explore the basic principles of the Alexander Technique from a practical perspective, and how they can be used to develop ease in everything you do. 

In the afternoon you have the option of attending a workshop focusing on the application of the Alexander Technique to yoga.

Introduction to Smart Yoga

Sunday 19 April,  2020
2.00pm - 5.00pm

 

Introductory workshop with David Moore - director of the School and author of 'Smart Yoga: Apply the Alexander Technique to Enhance Your Practice, Prevent Injury, and Increase Body Awareness'.

Yoga is a wonderful tool for cultivating resilience and balance in our whole selves. The Alexander Technique helps you to discover how your movement habits affect your life, and helps you to develop better movement and posture. When we bring these two disciplines together, we can find ways to move through all activities of everyday life with greater ease.

This workshop is open to those who have attended the morning Introduction to the Alexander Technique workshop, or to those who have had Alexander Technique lessons before.

Body Mapping - Practical Anatomy

This course with Jane Shellshear will run over three days from 11 - 13 May from 9am to 1pm.


This will be of special  interest to yoga teachers, music teachers, body workers and Alexander technique teachers

Free workshop for stroke survivors

February 19, 2020

This workshop will is aimed to give those recovering from a stroke, information about how the Alexander technique may be an approach which can aid their recovery. Any carers are also welcome to attend. There will be practical Alexander work carried out at this workshop

In the Moment Expertise Weekend Workshop with Cathy Madden

Saturday 15  10.45am - 5.45pm & Sunday 16 August 10am - 5pm


In the Moment Expertise: Alexander Technique Improvisations for Daily Life workshop with Cathy Madden will enrich your pioneering spirit and call your best self to play in engaging and  practical explorations of activities participants wish to explore through the lens of the Alexander Technique.  Cathy Madden
's Alexander Technique Training was with Marjorie Barstow, the great first generation teacher of the Technique and a graduate of Alexander's first training course. Cathy is Principal Lecturer in Alexander Technique at the University of Washington School of Drama, teaching in the Professional Actor Training Program. She is also Director of the Alexander Technique Training and Performance Studio in Seattle, and an Associate Director for BodyChance in Japan.

 

She is the author of Integrative Alexander Technique Practice for Performing Artists: Onstage Synergy, and co-editor of a collection of teaching studies, Galvanizing Performance. Cathy's next book: Teaching the Alexander Technique: Active Pathways to Integrative Practice will be published in July. 

 

​This workshop is limited to 15 participants.

End of the Year Intensive 2020

Sunday 27 December to Thursday 31 December 2020

 

Alexander Technique course with David Moore, director of the School and author of "Smart Yoga: Apply the Alexander Technique to Enhance Your Practice, Prevent Injury, and Increase Body Awareness" and other teachers from the School.

This intensive course is suitable for beginners and experienced students of the Alexander Technique.

As well as Alexander Technique, there is the option of evening yoga classes with David Moore and/or two voice classes with Jenny Thirtle.

Alexander School Residential Course 2020

Saturday 21 - Wednesday 25 March, 2020

Held at the Maitripa Centre within 50 acres of forests and gardens a short scenic drive from Healesville township, this is a very intensive course with teachers and trainees from the School for F.M. Alexander Studies. In addition to Alexander technique teachers and trainees, it is also open to those with prior experience in the Alexander technique as well as yoga teachers.

Alexander Technique for Voice and Performance - 9 week Intensive

Nine Week Course Thursdays 9.00am - 1.00pm
First class 30 January


This course is taught as part of our teacher training course. Each session includes a 20 minute private lesson, a group session and a small performance group.​ People attending this course have ranged from professional singers, radio announcers, school teachers, singing teachers, actors, public speakers and people with voice problems.

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