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Tue, 28 May 2019 Tue - Sat / 28 MAY - 15 JUN
5 PM - 8 PM
One Week—₹7,500 / Two Weeks—₹15,000 / Three Weeks—₹20,000
28 May – 15 June (Tuesday – Saturday), 5 – 8 PM — 45 hours over three weeks
Please note: There is space for only 10 new participants. Register here.
Our programme will include individual attention plus group work where your personal practice can be explored in detail to discover reliable ways of progressively minimising and eliminating any adverse tendencies or difficulties that may be reducing your best experience.
The fee for each week includes one 20-min 1-on-1 lesson as well (i.e. you get three lessons if you do three weeks).
In this three-week intensive, students will be introduced to the knowledge, skills, and attitudes of the Alexander Technique. This includes observation of the ‘Use of the Self’, reflections on one’s own patterns, and application of the technique in daily life.
The intensive is aimed at those who have serious back/neck/joint pain and issues, those wishing to apply the technique to their personal physical/somatic practice and deepen their body awareness and sensitivity, those who are working as professionals in allied physical, therapeutic, wellness-based or somatic fields, and those who want to heighten their performance in all sporting and performance art activities.
The intensive in May/June is part of a larger teacher training programme, which will have intensive modules throughout the year in addition to online correspondence with the Heads of Training, Robin and Béatrice. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on the training programme (read more here).
A student may also sign up for the intensive and decide to join the full training programme during the duration of the workshop (fees will be adjusted accordingly).
The workshop is appropriate for people who are new to the technique and those with prior experience. As the nature of the work is not linear, it is greatly beneficial for people to revisit to continue and strengthen their practice.
About the Technique
Developed by F. Matthias Alexander in 1894 this technique is essentially a re-educative self-help system that promotes better health. It is used by people from all backgrounds and all ages both in the arts, in offices and businesses, at home, and in all sporting activities.
The Alexander Technique gives you a totally new experience of yourself—a harmonious integration of body and mind. Unconscious tension is released, you feel lighter, gain more energy, move with greater freedom, and breathe more deeply. This self-help method teaches you greater consciousness of your posture, breathing, thinking, and movement patterns; it has a therapeutic effect. You will be in touch again with your kinaesthetic sense, or as a client has described it: “You gave me my body back!”
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About the Teachers
ROBIN JOHN SIMMONS (SBAT, MSTAT) has been teaching the Alexander Technique since 1971 and training teachers since 1982. At present he resides in Switzerland and is the Co-Director of his training school, ATLAZ, in Zürich along with his wife Béatrice. He also teaches T’ai Chi, Nordic Walking, Dart Evolution Procedures, and is the author of the pathbreaking work ‘The Evolution of Movement’.
BÉATRICE SIMMONS-HEIZ (SBAT, MSTAT) has been teaching the Alexander Technique and has led healing sessions based on Animistic Tradition Wisdom for over 25 years. Apart from training professionals, she also offers private Alexander Technique lessons as well as courses and consultations in Alchemy of Fragrances and in Healing Alchemy. She runs a private practice in Animistic Tradition and Ancestral Wisdom, and Alexander Technique in her Attara Atelier in Switzerland, and works worldwide.