About Teacher Training

STAT oversees a number of three-year full-time teacher training programmes both in the United Kingdom and abroad. Courses are approved by STAT after a thorough process of evaluation and are regulated through a system of annual monitoring.

Applications to enter teacher training courses are invited from individuals who are already committed to learning the Alexander Technique for their own personal development. Prior experience of individual lessons would usually be expected. Each training course sets out its own pre-requisites and these are listed in the course details.

Prospective students are encouraged to visit training courses by arrangement and to have lessons with the course director(s) before considering a formal application.

For fuller details about teacher training and the high standards applicable to STAT-approved training courses please refer to the following pages:

You can find lists of STAT-Approved Courses here:

And there is a map of those courses here:

I'm a 40 year old man who works as a support worker. I was suffering from sciatic pain for a few years. I had tried many methods to alleviate the pain, including various exercises, but these only brought short-term relief. One day when I was looking for some natural medicine to ease the pain, I came across the Alexander Technique. I initially booked a course, which relieved my sciatic pain, and I now have regular sessions. I recommend the Alexander Technique, especially to anyone who has suffered from sciatica or posture difficulties. It has helped me to be more mindful how I move around, and how I sit and stand. I see a big difference with pain relief since I’ve started lessons in the Alexander Technique.

Pawel Kluzowski, Support Worker
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