FAQs

Is this an approved course?

Yes. The course operates under the aegis of Alexander Technique Education (ATE), an Australian association of teachers trained in the tradition of Walter Carrington.

What are the entry requirements?

Applicants should already have considerable practical experience in the Alexander Technique. This would normally mean at least 12 months of weekly lessons from a qualified teacher.

How is the course structured?

The course consists of 1600 hours of practical instruction over no less than 3 years.

Our calendar is broken up into four 9 week terms for a total of 36 weeks per year. Each term has a one week mid-term break.

Class time is 9.30-12.30 from Monday to Saturday. Trainees must attend at least 3 days a week.

How is a typical training day?

The training is mainly practical. A typical day includes individual work, planned small group activities and individual guided activities. Relevant theory is introduced at appropriate times to compliment the practical procedures.

Time is also set aside each week for reading and discussing F.M. Alexander’s books and other related literature.

Do you offer post-grad study?

Yes we do. Those wishing to do post-grad study can create their own programme: 1 or more days a week, 1 or more week intensives, whole terms, etc. Contact us for more information.

Where can I get more information?

If you'd like to find out more, contact us and we'll be happy to forward you a copy of the course prospectus and answer any queries you might have.

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Hands-on practical instruction

1600 hours of practical instruction that specialises in teaching the unique craft of using the hands to activate the natural coordination mechanisms within the human body

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