Alexander Technique for Performers - Introduction - with Victoria Door and Rose Whyman

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About
An introduction to the relevance and application of Alexander Technique for performers' wellbeing
When
London UK Time
Start Time:  
18:00
Finish Time:
19:30
Starts on:
Tuesday, January 18, 2022
Ends on: 
Tuesday, March 15, 2022
Date:
Where
Location:   
Online
Tickets
Price:
£ 60 
Details
Level:
Beginner +
Number of places available:
10
Session length (in minutes):
90
About
An introduction to the relevance and application of Alexander Technique for performers' wellbeing
When
London UK Time
Start Time:  
18:00
Finish Time:
19:30
Starts on:
Tuesday, January 18, 2022
Ends on: 
Tuesday, March 15, 2022
Date:
Where
Location:   
Online
Tickets
Price:
£ 60 
Details
Level:
Beginner +
Number of places available:
10
Session length (in minutes):
90
Details
Date Filmed:
Video credits:
Audience:
Beginner +
Running time:
90
Cost
Price:
£ 60 
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Full Description:

The Alexander Technique is a practical means for personal change that anyone can choose to apply to their lives. 

Whether as public or performer you need help with posture, balance or movement, input into skill development— or if you simply wish to gain more control over your life — the Alexander Technique offers a great way for you to make the changes you seek. 

Poor posture can lead to back pain or back ache, sciatica, disc problems and back spasms.

The course offers the opportunity to:
* explore the Alexander Technique (AT) in an interactive, exciting and experiential manner        
* gain a practical experience of working with AT principles
* develop skills to begin to apply the principles for oneself
* gain insight into how the AT can enable performers to develop their practice and performance in a way that enhances wellbeing 


This 8 Workshop Course is suitable for all and no prior experience of the AT is necessary. We will be exploring activities that are basic to performance such as standing, sitting, using objects and instruments. There will also be  short talks and explanations and some enjoyable movement work. We suggest participants find a space where they won’t be disturbed, where they can adjust the temperature, and have something to lie down on comfortably, with cushions to support head and legs as well as something comfortable to sit on in front of the screen.

While the live workshops will take place in Zoom all participants will receive an invitation to join our Basecamp online forum for additional support and group communication.


Take-Away Benefits:

On completion of the course, participants will
• have an increased understanding of Alexander Technique in daily personal practice
• have gained a critical understanding of AT principles in everyday and stage
       performance
• have a greater understanding of the implications of AT principles for those they work
       with
• be able to incorporate the basics of AT into their performance practice
• have developed techniques for preventing and alleviating back and neck pain


Type of Format: Course

Language: English

Technical platform for the course: Zoom Pro, Basecamp

Please note: there's NO SESSION on Tuesday 15th February 2022 (Half Term Break)

Please ensure that you book at least 30 minutes prior to the start of the course, excluding Drop-In tickets where available, to allow time for you to receive confirmation emails and your entry link to Zoom. This is because we rely on third parties for confirmation etc. Please ensure you have read the Legal notices on our website before booking, in particular our notices regarding Privacy (including Privacy Considerations When Using Zoom), Refund & Cancellation, Disclaimers (including Medical) and Terms.

Event image credit: Alison Loram

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