Carolyn Nicholls (Lynn) trained with Walter and Dilys Carrington (1979-1982.) She spent a year as Dilys’s apprentice. She gained a distinction for her Masters in Alexander Teacher Training and her opera on the Alexander Technique ‘Gravity and Light‘, written as part of her master’s thesis, was premiered at Oxford Town Hall in August 2004.
She taught on The Melbourne Alexander Training School (from 1987-1990). Returning to England she became Co-Director of The Brighton Alexander Training Centre and launched The Brighton Alexander Technique College in January 2003. Carolyn runs postgraduate refresher courses for Teachers both in the UK and overseas. She has lectured all over the world, most recently as the keynote speaker for AUSTAT's conference on chronic pain. She has taught in NZ, Sweden, Germany, and the Mexican jungle.
Carolyn is an AT advisor to the ASPEN trail, an NHS funded trial looking at the effectiveness of AT on lower back pain. She has recently completed a second masters in Creative Writing. She still enjoys running the Brighton Alexander Technique College and tends her garden.
Lectures and workshops
STAT: F. M. Alexander Annual Memorial lecture Candles and Onions (2003)
ATTSNZ: Inaugural F. M. Alexander Memorial Lecture. How do dogs Learn to whistle? (2006)
8th International Congress, Switzerland August 2008. Continuous Learning Team
ISTAT: Inaugural F. M. Alexander Memorial Lecture. The Alchemist’s Apprentice (2010)