EE Estonia Tallinn Alexander Technique Institute of Estonia

Country
Estonia
Region
Tallinn
Staff

Head of Training: Maret Mursa Tormis (Richard (Dick) Gilbert, 1999) MSTAT Assistant teacher: Soile Lahdenperä (Finland) MSTAT Moderator: Dorothea Magonet (London) MSTAT

Teacher Training Address
Toompuiestee 9-8, 10142 Tallinn
Prerequisites

15-30 private lessons or one 3-day course (17 hours); interview with Head of Training.

Terms
3 terms per year
Weekly Hours
09:00 to 13:00 Monday to Friday
Course Fees
2,000 EUR per term
Year Founded
2016
Graduates
0
Current Trainees
5
Curriculum

Course content follows STAT guidelines. About 80 per cent of the teaching time is devoted to practical work.

The first year focuses mainly on learning to obtain main means/methods of practical and theoretical understanding of the fundamental elements of the technique: inhibition, directions and primary control. This gives the opportunity to restore posture mechanism and master an adequate posture of proprioception, which is the main prerequisite for acquiring the manual skills.

On the second and the third year the main focus will be on developing the refined manual skills and on learning how to give feedback to your students/clients. Students will have the opportunity to come and observe and help me with different workshops and at different universities. Working with actors, musicians and dancers.

Theoretical work includes daily reading of classics of AT literature. Every effort is made to include relevant topics requested by trainees. Each student receives intensive/personal daily attention and is gradually guided to develop hands-on work and other teaching skills.

Additional notes

New trainees may enrol at the beginning of any term.

UK/World?
World

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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