Category Archives: Group Courses

How well do you move? A 6 week Alexander Technique Course to learn how to be poised and move effortlessly.

 

How well do you move?

The way you move affects your body and how well it functions. It can cause back, neck and joint pain, muscle tension and stiffness as well as breathing problems and anxiety.

Come along to a 6 WEEK ALEXANDER TECHNIQUE COURSE to help you become aware of your habits which are interfering with the natural easy way you moved as a child. Learn to be poised and move in an effortless way.

We will explore the Alexander Technique in a fun practical experiential way looking at the Principles of the Technique and Living Anatomy.

To be held at
Skeeby Jubilee Village Hall Richmond Road, Skeeby
Richmond North Yorkshire DL10 5DY
starting Monday 5th November 2.00-3.30 pm
Cost £75

Suitable for beginners and as a refresher for people with some experience of the Alexander Technique

Please bring a mat and a few paperback books and wear loose clothing, preferably trousers.

Please contact Hilary to book your place.

 

 

Residential Alexander Technique and Walking Course in the Lake District

Monday 28th May – Friday 1st June  2018

to be held at

The Glenthorne Guest House and Conference Centre Easedale Road Grasmere Cumbria LA22 9QH

www.glenthorne.org

Come along and join Hilary in the stunning scenery of the Lake District  to explore the Alexander Technique and Walking. The course starts at 5.30 pm on Monday 28th May and finishes at 1 pm on Friday 1st June.

We will look at our skeleton through anatomy and movement discovering a more accurate map of ourselves. In addition we will look at the principles of the Alexander Technique in a practical, fun and experiential way helping you improve your posture, de-stress, ease back ache as well as moving with less effort and tension. The course will run in the lovely  spacious Conference Centre as well as in the garden , weather permitting..

We will also apply the Alexander Technique when we go for gentle walks in the beautiful countryside around Grasmere.

There will be free time to enjoy the area and just relax and unwind. Glenthorne is just a few minute’s walk from Grasmere village.

This course is suitable for beginners and as a refresher for students of the Alexander Technique as well as Alexander teachers and trainees.

Bring a mat to lie on, a few thin paperback books, walking boots, waterproof jacket and trousers and a rucksack. If you have any walking poles bring them along too and learn how to use them using the Alexander Technique.

WHAT’S INCLUDED:-

All Alexander Technique sessions with Hilary Cook MSTAT a fully qualified, experienced, insured and CRB checked Alexander Teacher teacher

Four night’s accommodation in twin rooms with full board including tea and freshly made cakes. There is always a vegetarian option available and special dietary needs can usually be catered for but please advise at time of booking.

Most rooms are ensuite. There are a few non-ensuite rooms available at a discount of £5 per night.

12 places available

Cost £430

For further information  about the course please contact Hilary

teacher@hilarycookat.co.uk

tel.01748 824160

mob.07941526662

To book a place

please go to www.glenthorne.org

email info@glenthorne.org

tel.015394 35389

A £40 deposit is payable at the time of booking and the balance is due when you are on the course.

 

Introductory Alexander Technique Day Course at The Garden Rooms at Tennants Leyburn 25th November

Enjoy a relaxing day learning and experiencing the Alexander Technique in the lovely surroundings of the Cloisters at The Garden Rooms at Tennants Leyburn North Yorkshire DL8 5SG

To be held on Saturday 25th November 10 am to 4 pm

Do you have back pain, neck ache, or aches and pains whilst using a laptop, ipad or mobile?  Are you stressed or worried about your posture?

Then come along to this practical and experiential course helping you improve your posture, ease backache, de-stress as well as sitting and moving with less effort and tension

Cost £65  including a buffet lunch

Please bring a mat and a few paperback books and wear loose fitting clothing, preferably trousers or leggings.

For further information or to book a place please contact Hilary.

Tel. 01748 824160

Mob. 0794 1526662

Email: teacher@hilarycookat.co.uk

Cancellation

If you cancel within 2 weeks of the course, a full refund less £10 administration fee will be made. No refund will be made for cancellations within 2 weeks of the course date.

If the course has to be cancelled by us, a full refund of any monies paid will be made. If there are insufficient numbers to run the course, the course may be cancelled 2 weeks prior to the course date.

 

Introductory Alexander Technique Day Workshop at Old Sleningford Farm 2nd September

Introductory Alexander Technique Day Workshop at

Old Sleningford Farm, North Stainley, Ripon. HG4 3JB

Saturday 2nd September 2017

10am to 4pm

Are you worried about your posture and don’t know how to improve it? Are you stressed and nothing seems to help? Do you get backache sitting at a laptop or neck ache using a mobile but don’t know how to sort out the problem ?

Then come along to an Introductory Alexander Technique Day Workshop with Hilary Cook and learn how the Technique can help you become aware of your habits which are interfering with your natural effortless way of moving alleviating pain and stress. The Technique can be used by everyone of all ages in any activity from walking, playing instruments, singing, acting, running, sitting, standing, horse riding….in fact anything you are doing !

 We will look at the Principles of the Alexander Technique in a practical and experiential way helping you to improve your posture, de-stress, ease back ache as well as moving with less effort and tension. The workshop will be related to everyday activities as well as specific activities you may have problems doing. 

It is suitable for beginners and as a refresher for students of the Alexander Technique.

Please bring along a mat and a few thin paperback books and wear loose fitting clothing preferably trousers.

Cost: £55 per person including an organic lunch and refreshments

For further information or to book a place please contact Hilary 

tel. 01748 824160 mob, 07941526662

Email: teacher@hilarycookat.co.uk

or go to www.oldsleningford.co.uk

Cancellation

If you cancel within 2 weeks of the course, a full refund less £10 administration fee will be made. No refund will be made for cancellations within 2 weeks of the course date.

If the course has to be cancelled by us, a full refund of any monies paid will be made. If there are insufficient numbers to run the course, the course may be cancelled 2 weeks prior to the course date.

Midsummer Alexander Technique and Walking Course

20th JUNE – 22nd JUNE 2017

to be held at

THE ORANGE TREE RELAXATION CENTRE 

www.theorangetree.com

in Rosedale , near Pickering at the heart of the

North Yorkshire Moors

orange tree valley

Come along and join me in the stunning scenery of the North Yorkshire Moors to explore the Alexander Technique and Walking. We will meet at 4 pm -5 pm on 20th June and finish at 3 pm  on 22nd June.

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We will look at our skeleton through anatomy and movement discovering a more accurate map of ourselves. In addition we will look at the principles of the Alexander Technique in a practical, fun and experiential way helping you improve your posture, de-stress, ease back ache as well as moving with less effort and tension. The course will run in the lovely new spacious studio in the chapel adjoining The Orange Tree and in the garden, weather permitting.

evening sun

We will also apply the Alexander Technique when we go for gentle walks in the beautiful countryside. Bring your walking boots and if you have any walking poles bring them along too and learn how to use them using the Alexander Technique.

 This course is suitable for beginners and as a refresher for students of the Alexander Technique.

There will be time to enjoy the sauna and hot tub and just relax and unwind.

WHAT’S INCLUDED:-

All Alexander Technique sessions with Hilary Cook MSTAT a fully qualified and experienced Alexander Teacher teacher

Two night’s  accommodation full board

All delicious home cooked vegetarian food (special diets catered for please order at time of booking) including tea and cake on Wednesday.

ot food

Use of sauna and hot tub so bring your cossie

Steve & Louisa Hot tub 2

COST £285 (based on 2 people sharing)

mob. 07941526662

teacher@hilarycookat.co.uk

A non-refundable/non transferable deposit of £100 is required to secure a place and the balance  is payable by 13th  May 2017.  No refunds will be given unless you find someone to fill your place.

 

 

Group Courses

 New Year’s Resolution for 2016

I would like to improve my posture to help my backache.

Come along to an Introductory 6 week Alexander Technique Course and learn how the Technique can help you become aware of your habits which are interfering with your natural effortless way of moving alleviating pain and stress.. The course is practical and will include the principles of the Technique and anatomy in  a fun and experiential way.

Alexander Technique weekend course
Group of alexander technique pupils lying in semi supine

Starts Thursday 7th January 2016 10-11.30am at Skeeby Village Hall , Richmond.

Cost £66 (a non- refundable deposit of £15 is payable at the time of booking and the balance is due by 5th January)

 

6 WEEK INTRODUCTORY COURSE

Do you have back pain, neck ache, stress and aches and pains through the day then come along to my course and learn the Alexander Technique. I will help you become aware of your habits which are interfering with your natural effortless way of moving. The course is practical and will include the principles of the Technique and anatomy in  a fun and experiential way.

Beginner’s Course starting Monday 21st September

Intermediate Course starting Thursday 17th September

10am -11.30am at Skeeby Village Hall Richmond North Yorkshire DL10 5DY

Bring a mat and a few paperback books and wear loose fitting clothing preferably trousers.

Cost £66