F. M. Alexander Technique Michael Hardwicke B.Sc. PGCE STAT
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Cumbria Alexander Training
Fellside Centre, Low Fellside,
Kendal, Cumbria, LA9 4NH
Tel: 015395 31781

This is a full-time three year course for those wishing to become teachers of the F M Alexander Technique. The course is approved by the Society of Teachers of the Alexander Technique (STAT) and upon completion students receive a STAT certificate and are entitled to become Members of the Society.

Students on the course are externally moderated by an independent panel of senior Alexander teachers.

Course Content:
Inhibition and Direction are seen as the core of the training. Individual and Group Instruction in the Alexander Technique, practical hands-on classes, lectures in Anatomy and Physiology. Positions of Mechanical Advantage, Body Mechanics and the relationship between Use,Poise and Posture. The study of Alexanders books and related literature. Detailed explorations of the work are undertaken during second and third years in the form of weekly special sessions , where two students work with one senior teacher for an hour. In addition, third year students work individually with the director and deputy on a weekly basis. Third year students undertake a programme of supervised teaching practice. Specialist tuition in the Use of the Voice. Specialist tuition in Movement. Practical skills sessions (use of tools etc. and applications in sports/games etc.)

The course is held at the Fellside Centre, in Kendal. Originally a Primary School, the building has been converted for use as an Alexander Teacher Training Centre. Facilities include two large carpeted rooms with mirrors and such equipment as is appropriate, a Movement Performance and Creativity Studio, Library, Music Room with piano, Sauna and comfortable cafe room. Alexander teachers have been trained at Fellside since 1986.

Next intake SEPTEMBER 2016:

Each Week Monday 12.00 to 4.30, Tuesday to Thursday, 9.30 - 2.00
Total: 18 hours per week. Each term 11 weeks. Three terms per year.

Fees: 1400 per term Deposit: 200
(for students wanting part time attendance £35 per day)

The Directors welcome enquiries and encourage prospective students to arrange a visit to work with them and appreciate the facilities.

Course Director: Jamie McDowell BA PGCE STAT
Course Director: Michael Hardwicke B.Sc. PGCE STAT

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