I have been teaching the Alexander Technique since 1993, and have built a particular reputation for the quality of my hands-on work. People regularly visiting my practice range from complete beginners, through people with difficult-to-manage medical conditions, to performers wishing to refine their on-stage skills, to qualified teachers of the Alexander... [read more]
I have been teaching the Alexander Technique since 1979 and am a member of the Society of Teachers of the Alexander Technique. In 2006, I qualified as a Pilates teacher with Body Control Pilates. I am also a member of the Complimentary and Natural Health Counsel, and BackCare.
I offer three practices for well-being, CBT Therapy, Buteyko, & Alexander Technique.
Since 2011 I have been training in Counselling and Therapy. This has shown me that we can continue to develop both heart and mind throughout life. We can become better at making life choices right for us.
When first... [read more]
To find peace of mind it's necessary to address all levels: body, mind and emotions. In the supportive environment of our counselling sessions you'll learn skills to manage things like negative circular thinking patterns; loss of confidence; performance anxiety and painful, stress induced tension.
Psychologist, Viktor Frankl said "Between... [read more]
The Alexander technique teaches people let go of unnecessary tension in order to improve their posture, movement and coordination.
The aim of this technique is to increase freedom of thinking in movement so can help in every aspect of your life. The Alexander Technique can help improve:
The Alexander Technique is safe for everyone.
Each session is likely to last 30 to 60 minutes.
Your teacher will guide you through simple movements and everyday activities using both hands on contact and/or verbal explanation. They may also work with you lying down. It is advisable to wear comfortable clothing which allows easy movement. A number of lessons will be required to learn the basic principles; it will then be possible to apply these to everyday life.
Below is a list of professional bodies that a practitioner can join.
The Society of Teachers of the Alexander Technique (STAT) www.stat.org.uk - members have attended a minimum 3 year training course. All STAT teachers are covered by Professional Indemnity insurance and must follow the Code of Professional Conduct and Professional Competance.
It is always advisable to choose an Alexander Technique teacher who has been properly trained and is a member of one of the listed organisations.
Our Alexander Technique description was kindly supplied by Claire Coveney.