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Teacher Training Courses - extracts from STAT Rules

The following is an extract from the Rules of the Society of Teachers of the Alexander Technique which lay down the current requirements for approved training…

Teacher Training - Further Information

All the Teacher Training Courses listed on our website are approved by the Society of Teachers of the Alexander Technique (STAT) which is the oldest and most…

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…

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Earlier Investigations

This is a published  overview of earlier investigations into the Alexander Technique The Development of the Alexander Technique and Evidence for its Effects …

Current Research Projects

Below we list currently ongoing or planned research projects.   Surgeon’s postural and ergonomic skills A follow-up full study is planned (timing TBC)  For…

Movement Coordination

Some studies have compared movement coordination in people who have received extensive training in the Alexander Technique (Alexander teachers) with that of…

Balance

Several studies have been published on the effect of Alexander Technique teaching on balance. Some of these studies used group teaching rather than the usual…

Ergonomic Skills

Study showing the impact on surgeons of Alexander Technique lessons during minimally invasive surgery: The impact of the Alexander Technique on improving…

Postural Tone & Posture

Improvement in posture is one of the most well-known benefits of learning the Alexander Technique but it is difficult to objectively assess ‘posture’. Perhaps…

I would not say I am a fan of the technique – I am a disciple. For many years I suffered with chronic neck pain following a horse riding accident. When my HR manager recommended the Alexander Technique I was intrigued. Her father, a stroke victim, had experienced an incredible recovery from practising the Technique – to the point where he no longer needed a walking stick. After the first lesson I felt a dramatic difference; my neck felt long and free like a giraffe.

Annette Shaw

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