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Chairwork: sitting with effortless poise and length


I love the Alexander Technique. It has corrected my posture, improved my health and changed my life.

Alec McCowen CBE, actor







F.M. Alexander Teacher Training - Cape Town and Johannesburg

Training to be a teacher of the Alexander Technique requires a minimum of 1600 hours of training, over a period of three years. Tuition takes up to 16 hours per week, for four terms a year.

In South Africa there are currently two training courses, one in Illovo, Johannesburg and one in Camps Bay, Cape Town. For Johannesburg details, contact Sharyn West or Lucia Walker: (Tel) 011 267 0727 or email: sharynwest@btinternet.com. For Cape Town details, contact Walter Vaughan-Jones: (Tel) 021 438 9753.

Pre-requisites for joining a training course include a substantial number of private lessons, a class visit and an interview with the Head of Training.

On completion of the training course a graduate may apply for ordinary (teaching) membership of the South African Society of Teachers of the Alexander Technique (SASTAT). SASTAT is an internationally recognised body, affiliated to STAT in the United Kingdom and the other official Societies around the world.