The course for becoming a teacher of the Alexander Technique lasts for three years. Each school year is spread over ten months and is divided into three terms. The school follows the Paris School calender for vacation and holidays. The student commits to three years of study and can begin the training at the start of any trimester. Class takes place from Monday to Thursday, from 9AM to 1PM.

Teaching programme


>Alexander’s life and his discoveries

>Developing the Technique and the profession

>The writings of Alexander : The Constructive Conscious Control of the Individual,The Universal Constant in Living

Man’s Supreme Inheritance, The Use of the Self

>Reading and analysing selected writings on the Alexander Technique and on other similar techniques


>Use and Functioning

>Recognition of the Force of Habit

>The unreliable nature Sensory Awareness


>Doing and Non-Doing

>End-gaining versus the means whereby, or, The obsession with the goal, rather than with the process

>Giving the directions to oneself, and active thinking

>The Primary Control and the dynamic relationship between head/neck and back


>A good Use of Oneself

>The awareness of one’s reaction to stimuli and the capacity to inhibit that reaction

>The constant amelioration of one’s own global use : mental, physical and emotional

>Learn to develop a better use and learn to keep it while teaching

>To maintain one’s directions while teaching, speaking and developing one’s touch

>The quality of touch : the quality of the hands, the continuously renewed intention of Doing and Non-doing

>Practicing maintaining inhibition with the student moving, and guiding him/her through procedures,

simple movements, and complex movements.

>The ability to deal with any kind of situation, by letting go

>Basic knowledge of the anatomy of the moving body


>Table and chair work.

>Hands on the back of the chair

>Positions of mechanical advantage (The Monkey)



>The Dart procedures like crawling, walking on all fours, to standing up.

>Back and hands against the wall and against a stool or a table

>Table work adapted to the floor

>The whispered “Ah”

>Voice work

>Vision work


>Study, discussion and experiential work in walking, through dance, playing with balls, masks, juggling, yoga and Tai Chi

>More anatomy and spiral studies in movement


>Opening to other teachers and other techniques

>Giving an introductory lesson to a group

>Giving a lesson to the first-time student

>Feed-back and follow-up (internal and external supervision)

>Giving a workshop to a specific group : psychotherapists, musicians, actors, dancers, horseriders…)


>A written thesis at the end of the training

>An oral presentation to the teachers and other students, on a subject of one’s choice.


>A list of books is established in the beginning of the year.




Christine: Tuesday and Thursday- Claire : Wednesday- Odyssée : everyday.

09/09/2019 - 17/10/2019   5 weeks.

21/10/2019 - 03/11/2019   Vacances Toussaint.

05/11/2019 - 19/12/2019   7 weeks.

23/12/2019 - 05/01/2020   Vacances Noël.

Guess teachers :

Pedro de Alcantara : 9 Sept, 30 Sept, 31 Oct, 14 Nov, 2 Dec.

Atelier : Une exploration systématique créative  du "hands on".

Peter Ribeaux : 23 Sept, 24 Sept, 25 Nov, 26 Nov.​

Véronique Marco : 16 Sept, 10 Oct, 4 Nov, 9 Dec.

Atelier : Anatomie appliquée au mouvement avec les principes Alexander.

Anne Fischer:  14 Oct, 18 Nov, 19 Dec. 

Atelier: la Technique FM Alexander appliquée au chant.

Nina Hutchings : 11 Nov, 12 Nov.  

Atelier :  Vision "méthode Bates"..


Christine: Tuesday and Thursday- Claire : Wednesday- Odyssée : everyday.

06/01/2020 - 06/02/2020  5 weeks.

07/02/2020 - 23/02/2020  Vacances d'hiver.

24/02/2020 - 02/04/2020  6 weeks.

Invited professors:

Pedro de Alcantara  : 13 jan, 3 fev, 9 mars  

Véronique Marco 23 jan, 30 mars  

Anne Fischer : 6 fev, 23 mars

Nina Hutchings : 2 et 3 mars

Peter Ribeaux  :  13 et 14 janvier
Alex Farkas      :  16 et 17 mars
Dan Armon will teach on the whole week of 24 to 27 fev with Christine and Claire
He will animate also a workshop the 28 fev for the professors.

Christine: Tuesday and Thursday- Claire : Wednesday- Odyssée : everyday.

  03/04/2020 - 19/04/2020   Easter.

  20/04/2020 - 31/06/2020   11 weeks.

Guess teachers :

Pedro de Alcantara : 20 April, 4 May, 1er June
Anne Fischer          : 27 April, 18 May, 8 June
Peter Ribeaux        : 11 and 12 May
Veronique Marco   : 25 May and 29 June

International exchanges:Brönin from Friday 19 June to Monday 22 June.

The calendary is ajusted constantly, depending on the holiday, the invited professors, and the trips of the school. At least 534 hours of teaching is assured from September to June. 

Condition of Admission

> Visiting the school several times is highly recommended, before the interview with the head of training and her assistants.
> Candidates for admissions are required to have received thirty private lessons in the Technique before starting training, or to show a letter of recommendation from a teacher recognized by STAT or APTA.
> The interview and a private lesson with each of the permanent teachers allow us to evaluate the candidate’s level of knowledge, openness, and stability -- qualities necessary for the makings of a good teacher.
> Signature of a contract between the school and the student.
> Obligatory membership in APTA, l’Association des Professeurs de la Technique Alexander en France.

Most future students are already teachers or professionals in the fields such as medicine, languages, music, dance, theater and sports. Physiotherapists, osteopaths, chiropractors, nurses and engineers, actors and doctors... all professions are represented, since back problems and depression are so widespread in our society.

> See students testimonials



Annual tuition......................................6 650 €
Moderator fees.....................................80 €
Student Membership in APTA.............50 €
Four books by F.M. Alexander….........20 € x 4 (copies)
Anatomy book.......................................Your choice


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