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September 2020

Yoga and Alexander Technique

12/09/2020 - 17/09/2020
Sanctuary Retreat, 72 Holt Road
Garners Beach, Queensland 4852 Australia

COVID-19 Update We are crossing our fingers that this exciting, interesting, energising, relaxing and fun Alexander Yoga retreat with Caroline Blackshaw and Jenny Thirtle will be happening. Join us for 5 days and nights.  Enjoy daily Alexander yoga classes, Alexander groups sessions and one on one Alexander lessons, along with relaxation, meditation and more. Prices start at $1300 for a single, $1150 twin share, meals included (airfares not included) Yoga and Alexander Technique Sanctuary Retreat, Mission Beach, North Queensland 12 - 17…

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Book Club 30 Sept 2020

30/09/2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

AUSTAT Book Club meets every second Wednesday from 4.00pm to 5.00pm.   I am loving the chance to catch up with members and have a great discussion. For updates on what we are reading please contact Penny: penny@harmonicmotion.com.au or check on the AUSTAT Facebook page.   Joining Book Club can count towards professional development points.   Join Zoom Book Club https://us02web.zoom.us/j/683154783 Meeting ID: 683 154 783

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October 2020

Book Club 14 Oct 2020

14/10/2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

AUSTAT Book Club meets every second Wednesday from 4.00pm to 5.00pm.   I am loving the chance to catch up with members and have a great discussion. For updates on what we are reading please contact Penny: penny@harmonicmotion.com.au or check on the AUSTAT Facebook page.   Joining Book Club can count towards professional development points.   Join Zoom Book Club https://us02web.zoom.us/j/683154783 Meeting ID: 683 154 783

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Book Club 28 Oct 2020

28/10/2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

STAT Book Club meets every second Wednesday from 4.00pm to 5.00pm.   I am loving the chance to catch up with members and have a great discussion. For updates on what we are reading please contact Penny: penny@harmonicmotion.com.au or check on the AUSTAT Facebook page.   Joining Book Club can count towards professional development points.   Join Zoom Book Club https://us02web.zoom.us/j/683154783 Meeting ID: 683 154 783

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November 2020

AUSTAT 2020 AGM

08/11/2020 @ 10:30 am - 3:00 pm

NOTICE OFANNUAL GENERAL MEETING The AUSTAT Secretary hereby gives notice under Section 44 and 45 of the AUSTAT Constitution that the Thirty-Seventh Annual General Meeting of the Australian Society of Teachers of the Alexander Technique (AUSTAT) Inc. will be held by Teleconference at:VARIOUS LOCATIONS THROUGHOUT AUSTRALIA & OVERSEASIf you would like to attend the AGM via Teleconference, please register at https://tinyurl.com/yxa79x9d DATE:  Sunday 8th November 2020 from 11.00am to 3.00pm (AEDT)Timetable10.30am - 11.00am     Registration.11.00am - 12.30pm    …

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January 2021

Managing Back and Neck Pain

04/01/2021 @ 9:30 am - 08/01/2021 @ 12:30 pm
$250

Back pain registers high in statistical measures (www.aihw.gov.au) for those conditions that affect Australians throughout their lives. The Alexander Technique has acquired a reputation as a successful approach to frequently unresolvable musculo-skeletal pain. Bringing awareness to the way we habitually move is key to lowering the occurrence, frequency, and level of back pain. In this course Richard Beavitt aims to help you lower your current level of pain and begin the process of increasing your awareness of what constitutes useful,…

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Enjoy Walking and Running with ease

11/01/2021 @ 9:30 am - 15/01/2021 @ 12:30 pm
$250

Maintaining the ability to move, at any age, is a primary indicator for continued good physical and mental health. Walking and running are inherent patterns of movement for humans, easy forms of exercise, and also social activities. However, a commitment to maintain some form of exercise in a generally sedentary lifestyle can lead to injury. Continued pain diminishes our ability and desire to walk and run in any sustainable way. This course with Richard Beavitt and Annie Robinson will show…

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February 2021

The Breathing Man – a Public Talk by John Nicholls

05/02/2021 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Free

ONLINE TALK At the beginning of F.M. Alexander’s teaching career in Melbourne and later in Sydney, his advertising leaflets said he was teaching “full chest breathing”. Near the end of his teaching career in the early 1950s in London he is quoted as saying: “When one breathes in the right way, one lengthens the spine and widens and strengthens the back”. So it’s clear breathing remained a preoccupation for him throughout his teaching life. However, I find often in Alexander…

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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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November 2021

AUSTAT 2021 AGM

14/11/2021 @ 10:30 am - 3:00 pm

NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING The AUSTAT Secretary hereby gives notice under Section 44 and 45 of the AUSTAT Constitution that the Thirty-Eighth Annual General Meeting of the Australian Society of Teachers of the Alexander Technique (AUSTAT) Inc. will be held by Teleconference at: VARIOUS LOCATIONS THROUGHOUT AUSTRALIA & OVERSEAS If you would like to attend the AGM via Teleconference, please register at https://tinyurl.com/r4xxxkac DATE:  Sunday 14th November 2021 from 11.00am to 3.00pm (AEDT) Timetable 10.30am - 11.00am     Registration. 11.00am…

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Richard Brennan – in discussion with Carina Thomas

24/11/2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
zoom
Free

AUSTAT is delighted to invite you to an exciting, free virtual event Richard Brennan is a world-renowned Alexander Technique teacher, author and Director of Training at the Alexander Technique Centre, Galway, Ireland. He is the past president and co-founder of the Irish Society of Alexander Technique. Richard is passionate about improving children’s posture, he has been actively campaigning in the UK and Ireland for the removal of backward sloping furniture in schools since 1992. He set up a pilot study…

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January 2022

Yoga & AT in the Blue Mountains

January 16
Blue Mountains Alexander Technique Leura, NSW 2780 Australia + Google Map

I’m pleased to announce that I’ll be the very first visiting teacher to Michael and Jane Shellshear’s new studio in Leura. I’m running a full day workshop from 10am to 5pm, focusing on an accurate and precise application of the Alexander technique to yoga, as outlined in my book Smart Yoga: Apply the Alexander technique to enhance your practice, avoid injury, and increase body awareness”. There will be a maximum of 6 participants for this workshop, ensuring a high level…

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