The Manchester Alexander Technique Training School (MATTS) offers a thorough three-year teacher training course following the principles outlined in Alexander's books and leading to Certification by the Society of Teachers of the Alexander Technique (STAT) and also by the Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council's UK Register of practitioners.
Links with the Royal Northern College of Music give trainees many benefits, including excellent opportunities for supervised teaching practice and research. Visitors are welcome any time by prior arrangement with the Head of Training.
Newly qualified teachers are eligible to become members of the Society of Teachers of the Alexander Technique (STAT) the original and largest representative and regulatory professional body for Alexander teachers. The STAT Certificate is also recognised by the 16 affiliated national societies (visit STAT).
The Manchester Alexander Technique Training School is accommodated at Carill House, University of Manchester, Fallowfield Campus, Owens Park, Wilmslow Road, Manchester M14 6HX (full details and a location map can be found on the Location page).
Further information for prospective students, visitors and visiting teachers can be found on the Training page.
The new book Connected Perspectives - The Alexander Technique in Context published by Hite is now available. 23 articles by different authors on wide-ranging topics - from sex to cycling - and all relevant to applying the Technique. Malcolm’s chapter is on the early development of the Technique during Alexander’s stay in Melbourne 1889 - 1900. Julia Woodman has contributed a chapter on recent medical trials highlighting the Technique as a healthcare intervention.more info
Visiting Guest Teachers for 2015: Kathleen Ballard (3-5 February), Sue Holladay (2-3 March), Anne Battye (10-11 March), Dr Sheila Bulley (19-20 May), Sue Holladay (23-24 June). more info
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