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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


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.


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


tel.01748 824160


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


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.