Joining STAT

The Alexander Technique community is open to all of you and STAT, the oldest and largest organisation of Alexander Technique, welcomes you to join.

From a variety of membership categories, there's bound to be one that fits with what you want. Find what the benefits are below to help you decide how to join our Society.

A. STAT Supporter

STAT Supporter membership is open to anyone who is interested in the Alexander Technique and/or is having lessons with an Alexander Technique teacher. As Supporter you will enjoy the following benefits:

  • Our quarterly printed newsletter Statnews
  • Our biannual journal, the Alexander Journal
  • You will be informed of any public events organised by STAT
  • You will be invited to our Annual General Meeting and to our Annual Memorial Lecture

B. Retired Teaching Member

This membership category is open to all Alexander Technique teachers who are either taking a break from teaching or are permanently retired. As retired member you will enjoy all the benefits of the Supporter, and in addition you will:

  • Be informed of STAT CPD events which you will be able to attend at a reduced rate

Note: This category does not apply to teachers who are still actively teaching.

C. World Teaching Member

If you are based and teaching the Alexander Technique abroad you can become an Affiliate (if the country you live in has an Affiliated Society to STAT) or Non-Affiliate World Teaching Member of STAT. As a World Teaching Member you will enjoy the benefits of the previous categories and you will also receive the extra benefits of:

  • being eligible to use the initials MSTAT after your name in your publicity material
  • being able to access the members' section of the STAT website
  • creating and editing your public profile on the STAT website
  • advertising your private lessons and your courses on the STAT website
  • being eligible to contribute in the discussions prior to and to cast your vote during the STAT Annual General Meeting

D.  UK Teaching Member

As a UK based Alexander Technique Teacher, being a member of STAT means that you will receive all the previous benefits in addition to:

  • being covered by STAT's insurance policy
  • receiving assistance during your application for a Disclosure and Barring Service Check (fee not included in your membership subscription)
  • being eligible to hire promotional material (banners, posters etc.) from STAT for talks or presentations

F. Student Member

If you are training to become an Alexander Technique teacher in one of the STAT approved Training Courses, you will enjoy the following benefits:

  • Our quarterly printed newsletter Statnews
  • Our biannual journal, the Alexander Journal
  • You will be informed of any public events organised by STAT
  • Invitation to our Annual General Meeting and to our Annual Memorial Lecture
  • Information on STAT CPD events which you will be able to attend at a reduced rate
  • Being eligible for Moderation during your 6th and 9th terms by a STAT Moderator
  • Being certified by STAT at the end of your training

 

How to apply

If you wish to apply for any of the above categories, please email by clicking here. We will send you all the relevant information along with an application form as soon as we receive your message.

I received my first Alexander lesson about 13 years ago when I hurt my back. After that first lesson I felt 95% better. I felt WHOLE. And I continue to receive lessons twice a month.

Carol Meade, Wallingford CT USA
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