Alexander Technique Teacher Training Class of AMAC Corporation Japan


Head of training: Hitomi Ono (Nott 1993) Named Assistant: Yoshi Inada (Ribeaux 2000) Visiting Teachers: Eriko Matsumoto, Hatsuko Kayahara, Michiyo Yagi (MSTAT),Takako Matsuda (MNeVLAT), Yumi Takahashi (MNeVLAT) STAT Visiting Teachers: Peter Ribeaux, Dorothea Magonet Moderator: Anne Battye

Teacher Training Address
2-12, Kawanishi-cho, 659-0072 Ashiya, Japan

Japanese speaking people, over 25 years old, self-supporting, over 36 sessions (or over 3 years). Experience of the Alexander Technique through private lessons, visiting the training class and having at least three lessons with the Head of Training and the Assistant. Following the lessons and an interview, the decision to offer a place on the training course rests with the Head of training.

Three terms, 35 weeks per year, for 3 years
Weekly Hours
Wednesday to Saturday: 09:00 - 13:00
Course Fees
100,00,00 Yen per year
Year Founded

The course is for Japanese speaking people and the working language is Japanese. Every day begins with work on the self, and turns with teachers for each student. Each day has a different theme, these will include: reading FM Alexander's books or related relevant literature in Japanese and English, study of anatomy, physiology and neurology, using procedures in activity. Students will have a minimum of six private lessons with the Head of Training and the Assistant per year. Each student will give the presentation to the class of their study of the Alexander Technique at the end of the academic year.


I was looking for some way to help manage my lower back problems without relying on pain relief medication. I have found my one-to-one AT sessions extremely helpful and have learnt to identify and avoid postures and actions that contribute to back pain. I now know how to relax and properly rest my back and neck. In my experience, AT is a whole body technique which can help one to be more self-aware and to understand how to move with less tension and consequently, with less effort. Hurray for AT!

Patricia Brooks

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