Victoria Door PhD is a founder member of the Professional Association of Alexander Teachers (PAAT), and director of PAAT’s Continuous Professional Development. Victoria works in private practice in the Alexander Technique and has also taken the skills she has learnt in the Technique into secondary school education. She lectured in Education at Keele University and has published two books on education, and has published work on John Dewey and the Alexander Technique. Victoria has an MSc in Mindfulness-Based Approaches from the University of Bangor and is a qualified Mindfulness teacher. Her dissertation was on mindful movement. Victoria's current research is on the relationship of Alexander Technique with mindfulness, and the Alexander Technique for performers.
Rose Whyman PhD trained with PAAT and teaches courses in the Alexander Technique and Performance at the University of Birmingham to drama students. Her publications include two books on Konstantin Stanislavski and her current book project is entitled 'Performer Training in Revolutionary Russia: the Art and Science of Biomechanics' Victoria and Rose train teachers of the Alexander Technique and research and offer courses in the Alexander Technique for performers of all kinds including teachers. https://www.birmingham.ac.uk/schools/edacs/departments/drama/research/projects/philosophy-science-performance.aspx