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James Johnson
Founder and Principal

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Trevor Sinclair
VP Accounts

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OUR TRAINING STANDARDS

Students at the Institute for the Alexander Technique study a wide range of topics, including:

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  • Basic anatomy and functional anatomy

  • Topics in neuroscience

  • The voice and vocal production

  • The diagnostic criteria of use

  • Clinical observation

  • Childhood motor development

  • Detailed study of everyday acts -- walking, lifting, sitting, etc

  • Detailed study of skilled acts -- musical instruments, writing with a pen, etc.

  • The existing literature of the field -- Alexander, Dewey, Jones, Carrington, etc.

  • Attention and awareness

The mission of the Institute for the Alexander Technique is to teach committed individuals, to train teachers, and to model the application of these ideas in the fields of education, health, and learning. We are also committed to maintaining and improving the standard of Alexander Technique teacher training. Trainees will have:

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  • Extensive one-on-one guidance from Thomas Lemens and Michael Ostrow

  • Focused education regarding one's own use and function

  • Full course of instruction in the hands-on skills required for teaching

  • 1600 hours of work towards certification at the highest standard

For more information about topics covered, please click the link below.