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Introduction to Alexander Technique at the Mary Ward Centre (concessions available)

Introduction to Alexander Technique at the Mary Ward Centre (concessions available)

Duration: 1 Saturday

Price: £61

Contact: Reception Team at Mary Ward Centre

42 Queen Square
Bloomsbury
London
WC1N 3AQ
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Course Start Dates

Due to the uncertainty caused by COVID-19/Coronavirus, please contact the course organiser before finalising plans to attend this course.
Saturday 16th May 2020

About the Course

Alexander Technique teaches us to develop a conscious awareness of how we are using our bodies. It enables us to rediscover the natural poise and balance we had as children, and learn to use our bodies according to their natural design, leading to less effort and muscular tension at work, rest and play. The Alexander Technique can have a positive impact on our general health and well-being.

Who is this course for
No previous experience is necessary. Alexander Technique teaches us to develop a conscious awareness of how we are using our bodies. When we learn to stop harmful habits and reactions, we are able to rediscover the natural poise and balance we had as children. This leads to less effort and muscular tension at work, rest and play. Alexander Technique lessons can have a very positive impact on our general health and well-being when we stop our habits of poor body-use and learn to use our bodies according to their natural design.

What does this course cover
- Students will be able to describe the basic principles of the Alexander Technique eg: inhibition, direction, non-doing and faulty sensory appreciation
- They will learn the Constructive Resting Position and be able to practise it at home
- They will be able to identify the habits of body-use that are affecting their performance, health and well-being. Eg In walking, sitting and standing, computing and writing.

Mary Ward Centre is an adult education centre with a difference. We provide a wide range of subjects for people at all levels and run courses during the day, evening or weekend to suit your timetable. Get inspired and enjoy excellent teaching in an environment where each individual’s learning experience is valued. That’s what makes Mary Ward Centre ‘the friendly place to learn.’

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  • Accessible by public transport
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Weekends
  • Wheelchair friendly

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