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Course Details

Wellwood Centre, Wells, Bagenalstown

Weekend Introductory Course in the Alexander Technique

Non-residential weekend with David Gutierrez Beired     View David's Profile >>

Saturday 28th - Sunday 29th April 2018
Start & End Times: Sat 10:00 AM - Sun 4:00 PM

Taught By David Gutiérrez (ISATT, STAT) & Yvonne Craddock (STAT)
Vegan Lunch Provided. Limited places available. Cost: €175/€160 (Early bird).


  • Acquire basic knowledge of the principles of the Alexander Technique and how to apply them practically
  • Develop awareness of the habits we have acquired during our lives and how they are interfering with our own structure, expression and natural functioning
  • Begin to use the Alexander Technique as a tool for the development of our full potential

Specific Programme:
  • Introduction, basic principles, presentation and application of 'semi-supine', a position of constructive rest.
  • Primary Control, the head leads, and a review of the natural laws of gravitation.
  • Faulty sensory appreciation, our misguided view of how we use the senses.
  • Inhibition and Direction, an element of choice and saying no to the habit.
  • End gaining and the means whereby
  • Directions and the position of mechanical advantage
  • Application of the Alexander Technique taking into account what we gave learned to date.
  • Applying the Alexander Technique to daily activities and exploring the unfamiliar.
  • Spatial awareness and its effect on our Use.
  • Recap – What have we learned? Where do we go from here?

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About the Venue: Purpose built centre with demonstration kitchen, function room and treatment rooms. Set in a beautiful woodland garden, providing mature woods and meditative walks, culinary and medicinal herb beds, ideal for vegans and vegetarians.

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Cost: €175

How to Book: Please contact teacher directly
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