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About me

I became interested in Alexander Technique when I began to have painful hip joints. After a few months of lessons the pain in my hips had largely disappeared. I also felt better in myself, a little calmer, more confident and able to cope with the day-to-day busy life I was leading with work and 3 children.

After an introductory course at Citi Lit I decided to train as a teacher.

I am very interested in working with people in performance/education and in the work place. I have spent much of my life involved in Dance, studying at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance going on to teach dance.

I also trained as an Interior Designer designing offices for large corporate companies.

I have a great interest in movement and how we use our bodies in activity day to day and how we use them in a work environment with a screen or a mobile phone.

Training, qualifications & experience

I graduated after a three-year training course at the London Centre for Alexander Technique and Training (LCATT).
I am a fully accredited and insured member of the Society of Teachers of the Alexander Technique (STAT)

Since training, I have worked with individuals at home where I have my practice. Also with performers, assisting at the Royal College of Music, Associated Studios, Italia Conte and The London School of Musical Theatre.

Member organisations

STAT

Member organisations

STAT

The Society of Teachers of the Alexander Technique (STAT)

Teaching members of STAT are registered (MSTAT) to teach the Technique after completing an approved three-year training course or having reached a standard approved by STAT.

They are also required to adhere to the Society's published Code of Professional Conduct and Competence, and are covered by professional indemnity insurance.

Fees

Additional information

Fees:

Individual Lesson: £40 for 45 minutes  

(first lesson is £45 for 60 minutes)

When I work

Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. Some evenings available. Contact to discuss Monday and Tuesday availability.

Further information

Each lesson lasts 45 minutes with the exception of the first, which is 60 minutes. In the first lesson we discuss any historical or current injuries and also talk about what you do on a daily basis, to get to understand your pattern of movements. During this lesson and further lessons we will work on movements you perform everyday; sitting, standing, walking, lying down and also tasks such as; working at a computer, cooking and picking things up.

If you have been diagnosed with or suspect you may have a pre-existing medical condition, please consult your GP for advice before starting any new therapies.

Type of session

In person
Online

Types of client

Children
Young people
Adults
Older adults

Key details

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