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Courses

Alexander Technique 

Booking Info
  • TutorJayne Byrne & Michelle Pipe
  • Price-
  • Age18+
  • LevelBeginners

Mon 8 Jan, 7.15pm – 9pm | 10 wk Term £92 (£83) | 18+ | Beginners

An introduction to the principles of the Alexander Technique and an insight into its practical application.

Who is this course for?
This beginner’s course is for adults aged 18+ and is suitable for those who have no prior experience of Alexander Technique as full instruction will be given.

The course is accessible for people with disabilities. It consists of talks and practical work such as sitting, standing and lying on the floor. All participants are free to decline participation in any activity. A support worker or a carer may assist. Carers must book a complimentary ticket if attending a course to provide support.

What will you learn on this course?
This termly course aims to provide you with an introduction to the principles of the Alexander Technique and an insight into its practical application.

Through a series of practical sessions and talks, the course aims to give you an understanding of how the Technique can enable you to deal with life’s problems in the best way you can, to develop creativity and new skills and maintain the best possible conditions of health. The course will demonstrate how the Technique works in accordance with anatomical and physiological principles of human functioning. It will show you:


  • how to begin to improve the ‘use’ of yourself in your daily life
  • how habitual responses to life’s situations limit growth and creativity
  • how the development of conscious control of all activities is made possible by the means of continued application of the Technique

Most of the practical sessions are related to the kinds of activities that participants are likely to be involved in in the normal course of their daily lives. These sessions will mostly take place in small groups.

Do you need to bring anything?
Please wear comfortable clothes that allow free movement (including lying on the floor).

Are there any additional costs?
There are no additional costs.

Who teaches this course?
Adam Rollerston & Jayne Byrne


Please note: Terms run wc Mon 8 Jan 2018 | Half Term break (no session) wc Mon 19 Feb 2018 | End of Term, Final sessions wc Mon 19 Mar 2018 *

*We advise participants to keep the day and time of the course free for Half Term and the week following the end of term free for replacements sessions that may be required due to tutor illness or exceptional circumstances.