Frequently Asked Questions

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A technique where a student learns how to use the body efficiently and can apply this knowledge to achieve ease and improvement in all activities of daily life. See About AT

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Learning to use the body well benefits everyone. Studies have shown that Alexander Technique has proven benefits to helping with ailments of the body and in improving performance. See Benefits and Scientific Research

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The Alexander Technique is named after F.M. Alexander, the brilliant man who discovered the technique at the turn of the 19th century. See History

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For best results, Alexander Technique is taught in one-to-one private lessons. However, it is common to have group classes introducing the technique and group training courses. See Lessons/Pricing

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Studies have shown that significant improvement can occur in a little as 6 lessons. However, like learning a foreign language or the piano, how deep you would like to take the study of the Alexander Technique is reliant upon the motivation of the student. See Scientific Research

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Lessons are either 30 or 45 minutes. I charge $30 for 30 minutes and $45 for 40 minutes.  See Lessons/Pricing

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You have come to the right place! The Alexander Technique is not strenuous and does not require great strength or physical flexibility. During a lesson, we do simple procedures of sitting, standing, walking, lying on the table in order to figure out how we use the body in every day life. It is a wonderful tool to regain ease of movement and lightness in all that you do. See Lessons/Pricing

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John Dewey, Aldous Huxley, George Bernard Shaw, John Cleese, Anette Bening, Hilary Swank, Yehudi Menuhin, Madonna, Sting, and many, many more.

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I found the Alexander Technique because I was experiencing vocal problems as a singer. My voice would cut in and out like a hiccup. The Alexander Technique helped me to overcome this problem and I fell in love with the work! See About Mariel

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It depends on where you are training. In the United States, the AmSAT certification requires minimum 3-years of training, over 1,600 hours,  and a year post-graduate study to meet certificate requirements.