Ongoing class for A.T. teachers, postgraduate students, trainee teachers, potential trainee teachers and experienced students

Ongoing session

MATTS offers a special weekly opportunity for professional development at the "Thursday Class" specifically designed for teachers of all levels of experience to meet and work in a friendly and supportive atmosphere. 

The class is part of the Manchester Alexander Technique Training School (MATTS) and offers:

  • A friendly and supportive environment for teachers

  • CPD hours for new teachers (including the option to attend as a post-graduate student)

  • A traditional training environment

  • Experience and preparation for those considering training as a teacher in the future

  • An opportunity for advanced study for enthusiastic students

  • A sumptuous tea!

  • The class is free to teachers, unless you opt to attend as a postgraduate student, which includes more turns from senior teachers and a hands-on group with a senior teacher in each class.

Regular teachers include Peter Bloch (director of MATTS), Malcolm Williamson (the Director of MATTS 2001-2017 and now the assistant director), Alex Proudfoot, Liz Hulse, Janet Pinder-Emery, Gillian Thorndyke, Gillian Pierce, Sue Fleming, Jenny Fox Eades, Annalisa Faenza, Andy Moorhouse, Karen McCarthy, Charlotte Woods, Andrea Hughes - and many more. And most weeks we are visited by other teachers from this area and from further afield.

The class runs on 35 weeks each year (see dates here). Teachers and students are welcome to attend as and when they wish, without notice. Students new to our classes are requested to check with me before their first visit.

All teachers are warmly invited to visit on any class day; with the re-opening of MATTS Thursdays continue, as before, to be at least as much for teachers as for students, offering an exceptionally friendly and supportive environment for teachers at every level of experience.

Course type
Open to all A.T teachers, post-graduate students, trainee teachers, prospective trainees and experienced pupils.
Free to teachers, £60 for visiting students after first free visit
07748 798692
Start Date
End Date
Thursdays 9 a.m - 1 p.m during term time