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How well do you move? Learn how to move with ease and less effort at a 6 Alexander technique Course

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 with Hilary Cook  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 16th September 2.30 pm – 4 pm. Cost £75 payable at time of booking

Suitable for everyone from 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. Mob. 07941526662

teacher@hilarycookat.co.uk

Residential Alexander Technique and Walking Course in The Lake District 2019

Monday 3rd June – Friday 7th June  2019

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 3rd June and finishes at 12.30 pm on Friday  7th  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 garden and countryside around Grasmere.

Hilary will be offering one to one sessions on Tuesday 4th June and Wednesday 5th June in the  afternoon at an additional cost.

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 £440

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.

 

Just stop and notice what you are doing as you read this article on your laptop or mobile

STOP AND NOTICE how you are using your laptop or mobile as you read this. We have habits which are out of our awareness.

If you are sitting  are you sitting in a slump ? Are you sitting on your sitting bones? Are your shoulders hunched forward? Are your feet wrapped around the chair ?

Sitting well using a mobile phone
Sitting well using a mobile phone

 

Sitting with good use with a laptop
Sitting with good use with a laptop

If you are standing is your weight equal through both of your feet? Are your knees locked back? Notice if your shoulders are hunched  and your neck is poked forward.

 

 

Alexander technique Summer School 2015

RICHMOND (NORTH YORKS ) ALEXANDER TECHNIQUE SUMMER SCHOOL

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

Saturday 8th – Sunday 9th August 2015
10am – 4pm each day to be held at
Skeeby Village Hall, Skeeby,
Richmond, North Yorkshire DL10 5DX

Come along and explore a deeper way of connecting with yourself learning how our thoughts can interfere or enhance your natural poise. We will explore 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 and experiential way helping you to improve your posture, de-stress, ease back ache as well as moving with less effort and tension.

The course will be related to everyday activities and will include going for a walk (weather permitting). Each student will have one individual 15 minute lesson. The course is suitable for teachers, trainee teachers, students with some experience of the technique and beginners.

For further information about the Summer School, accommodation in the Richmond area and to book a place please contact Hilary.