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October 2019

Head to Pelvis … Connections in Movement

October 26 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
School of FM Alexander Studies, 330 St Georges Road
Fitzroy North, Victoria 3068 Australia
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$115

Joint Presenters: Jini Lim (Physiotherapist, Feldenkrais Practitioner, Flamenco Dancer & Teacher) & Raymond Taylor (Alexander Technique Teacher & Feldenkrais Practitioner)   Based on Moshe Feldenkrais' Awareness Through Movement lessons, this workshop explores the fundamental relationship of the head to the pelvis in movement, investigating our personal tendencies, allowing us to discover easier, pain-free, options for movement. Those with experience of Dance, Alexander Technique, Yoga, Tai Chi and related studies may find this particularly interesting, but anyone with curiosity is welcome! Lessons are mainly floor-based,…

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November 2019

AUSTAT 2019 AGM

November 10 @ 10:30 am - 3:00 pm

AUSTAT Annual General Meeting will be held on Sunday 10th November 2019 at venues throughout Australia.AGM GuidelinesNOTICE OFANNUAL GENERAL MEETING The AUSTAT Secretary hereby gives notice under Section 44 and 45 of the AUSTAT Constitution that the Thirty-Sixth Annual General Meeting​ of the Australian Society of Teachers of the Alexander Technique (AUSTAT) Inc. will be held by Teleconference at:VARIOUS VENUES THROUGHOUT AUSTRALIAIf you would like to attend the AGM via Teleconference or host an AGM venue please contact AUSTAT Administrator…

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CPD AT Retreat in Canberra Nov2019

November 17 - November 18
Canberra
$280

2 x CPD retreats in Canberra with Michael Stenning and Léonie John Shortform and longform Alexander Technique - deepening the basics low cost, some free basic accommodation, strictly limited numbers $280 for both days $150pp for one day Let us know if you want to do all 4 days 22 and 23 September 17 and 18 November

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January 2020

Ease on Skis

05/01/2020 - 12/01/2020
Schladming Austria + Google Map

Dear friends, If you are interested in alpine skiing, we have found a much easier way to learn it, to do it, and to keep improving at it. Our approach is called Ease on Skis. Developed by Erik Bendix over the last 20 years, it has achieved outstanding results with skiers at all levels from beginner to racer. It teaches you to find dynamic stability, lightness and grace coming down the ski slope. Students report having much less fear and much…

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February 2020

John Nicholls – Mindful non-thinking workshop – Sydney

01/02/2020 - 03/02/2020
Cammeray Golf Club, Park Ave
Cremorne, NSW 2090 Australia
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Mindful non-thinking - going deeper into the grey zone (for experienced teachers) Vocal musculature, breathing musculature, and postural support musculature are all in a grey area between what we might call "doing" and "non-doing". They are not amenable to direct control but they can be indirectly activated and guided. FM himself is reported as saying the word " thinking" is not the ideal word for this process, and many modern psychological and spiritual teachers speak of how thinking can become…

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John Nicholls – Primary Control: what, why and how?

07/02/2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
School of FM Alexander Studies, 330 St Georges Road
Fitzroy North, Victoria 3068 Australia
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PUBLIC TALK In his 1973 book The Alexander Principle Dr. Wilfred Barlow, husband of FM's niece Marjory Barlow, wrote that: "Alexander and some of his supporters at one time seemed to impute an almost magical significance to the "Primary Control" and some of his medical friends gave him information about "controlling centres" in the mid-brain in terms which seemed to imply a subjective awareness of such a centre, which should exert a Primary Control over the rest of the body.…

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John Nicholls – Foundation Principles of the Alexander Technique – Melbourne

08/02/2020 - 09/02/2020
St Marks Church Community Centre, 250 George St
Fitzroy, Australia
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This workshop is open to anyone from complete beginners to experienced teachers. This combination allows for more experienced participants to learn from observing an organised way of introducing elements of the Technique to beginners that John Nicholls has developed over four decades of teaching in many different countries. Depending on the proportion of novices to experienced people there will be opportunities for any teachers attending to practice on other participants under supervision.  

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John Nicholls – A Firm Foundation for Teaching – Melbourne

22/02/2020 - 24/02/2020
St Marks Church Community Centre, 250 George St
Fitzroy, Australia
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From his long experience of training teachers and running postgraduate programs for teachers on four continents John Nicholls has developed an innovative step by step way of communicating the essence of what he learned from working with first generation teachers in London, particularly Walter Carrington. This workshop introduces these steps to give any teacher a firmer and clearer foundation for their teaching process, and is a pre-requisite for participation in the more advanced workshops.  

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John Nicholls – Mindful non thinking – Melbourne

28/02/2020 - 01/03/2020
St Marks Church Community Centre, 250 George St
Fitzroy, Australia
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FULLY BOOKED! Vocal musculature, breathing musculature, and postural support musculature are all in a grey area between what we might call "doing" and "non-doing". They are not amenable to direct control but they can be indirectly activated and guided. FM himself is reported as saying the word " thinking" is not the ideal word for this process, and many modern psychological and spiritual teachers speak of how thinking can become a "disease". How do we figure our way through this?…

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July 2020

3rd International Alexander Teachers Convention, Ireland

25/07/2020 - 01/08/2020
University of Limerick Ireland + Google Map
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August 2021

12th International Alexander Technique Congress

15/08/2021 - 21/08/2021
Technische universitat Berlin, Germany + Google Map
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