The Alexander Technique Studio
Alexander Technique Teacher Training since 1997
Debbie Davis trained at the AT Studio with Karen Wentworth and qualified in April 2015. She is also a professional flautist and teaches Flute performance modules and the Alexander Technique at the University of Surrey with Shelagh Sutherland. Debbie has assisted Brita Forsstrom at her Alexander Classes for Performers at the City Lit in London, and has recently restarted the Alexander Technique lessons at the Malden Centre in New Malden.
Isabel trained 2002-2005 at the Alexander Technique Studio. She has a BA graduate degree in Drama 1994, and a MA in Performing Arts 2010. She taught individual lessons in Madrid 2006-10. She also served as a visiting teacher for two years at the Alexander Technique School in Madrid 2008-2010. From 2010 to 2014 she taught in Belfast at the Lyric theatre where she also gave individual lessons. Since 2015 she have been teaching in London.
William trained at the Alexander Technique Studio from 1998 to 2001. He previously ran his own business, making bespoke furniture. He now teaches in Wandsworth and Hackney. He was traumatised at the age of 8 by a stage appearance where he sang two lines of a song. Despite this apparent setback he now teaches actors and singers who benefit from the general nature of the Technique to address their specific needs.
Richard found the Technique extremely useful after receiving his first course of lessons in 1998. Since graduating from the Alexander Technique Studio, Richard has continued to teach at the Studio helping new students to benefit from his knowledge. Richard currently holds a Black belt in Judo and he also enjoys rock climbing and running, completing the London marathon for charity. In 2004 Richard completed his Masters degree (MSc) in Medial Science and has worked in Scientific Research within the NHS, Universities and privately funded companies. He is currently on The Society of Teachers of the Alexander Technique (STAT) Council for promoting Scientific Research for the benefits of the Alexander Technique. He also runs an electrical contracting company and understands the applications of the Technique in labour intensitive and stressfully demanding jobs.
Imogen is Head of Harp at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama in London, and graduated as a teacher of the Alexander Technique in 2013. She combines teaching at the AT Studio with running ‘Move Well, Play Better’ Classes at the Guildhall School for instrumentalists and singers. Imogen’s free-lance playing career has covered an extremely wide range of activities: solo recitals and concertos; hundreds of chamber music concerts and many London appearances at the South Bank, Wigmore Hall, and King’s Place as a chamber musician, as well as chamber music tours through Europe, the USA and Canada. Imogen’s orchestral experience includes work with all the major London symphony and chamber orchestras, as well as opera, ballet, and film work, radio and TV broadcasts, recordings and foreign tours. Imogen has given numerous masterclasses internationally, and is much in demand as an examiner and jury member for national and international competitions and festivals.
Roger qualified as an Alexander Technique teacher in 1993. Since 2003 he has been an assistant director of the London Centre for the Alexander Technique in north London. He also teaches in Finsbury Park, and is a Craniosacral therapist. Roger has been teaching one day a week at the Alexander Technique Studio since 1997.
Alice trained at the Drama Studio in London 1972-1973, and subsequently worked as an actor. She trained as an Alexander Technique teacher with Walter and Dilys Carrington 1987-90. She regularly assisted on their teachers training course until 2005 when she moved to San Diego, California. In San Diego she ran a teachers training course 2008-11. She has been a regular visiting teacher at the Alexander Technique Studio since 1997. Alice’s website.
Sharon qualified as a State Registered Nurse at St George’s Hospital, London in 1981, after which she studied Theatre at Dartington College of Arts, specialising in Choreography. She trained to be an Alexander Technique teacher in Totnes with Jeanne Day 1986-89. Since 1990 she has been teaching Alexander Technique full-time in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne. She was a regular visiting teacher at The Alexander Technique Studio 1998-2006, where she is currently the Course Moderator. During the 1990s she led creative movement workshops and since 2004 she has co-directed Humshaugh Youth Theatre Group.
Hidemi is a professional singer and a graduate of the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. She qualified as an Alexander Technique teacher in 1996 with Walter and Dylis Carrington. She has been teaching at the Alexander Technique Studio since 1997, and at the London Centre for Alexander Technique and Training since 2007. Hidemi regularly gives workshops in the Technique as well as individual lessons. She is a registered Alexander Technique teacher of the British Association for Performing Arts Medicine.
Thomas studied languages (Edinburgh University) and music (Guildhall School of Music and Drama). His first course of Alexander lessons were with Astrid Cox, then with Ron Murdock and Glynn MacDonald. He later joined Walter and Dilys Carrington’s Training course, completing it in 1994, since when he has been teaching the Technique mainly from his home in Tufnell Park, North London.
Wilfrid trained originally as a pianist at the Royal College of Music 1969-73. He undertook the Alexander training at the Constructive Teaching Centre 1985-88 and established a private practice in South West London as well as teaching widely in the adult education sector. In 1998 he gained a Masters degree in Performance Studies at The London College of Music, specializing in the application of the Alexander Technique in piano playing. He has been teaching at the Alexander Technique Studio since 2000. He also teaches at the Malden Centre in Surrey, Morley College and the London College of Music.
Trish trained with Walter and Dilys Carrington 1998-2001 at the Constructive Teaching Centre. She currently teaches in Ealing, West London, and has been teaching at the Alexander Technique Studio since 2001. Trish’s website.
Karen trained as a teacher of the Alexander Technique 1973-77 with Walter and Dilys Carrington. Between 1951 and 1973 Karen worked as a dancer and actress in numerous dance and theatre companies in the US. Since 1977 Karen has been teaching the Alexander Technique full-time. For several years she pioneered the Technique in many states in the US as well as in Canada. Subsequently she taught for several years the London Theatre School, the Drama Studio, ALRA, and the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. She was a regular teacher at the Constructive Teaching Centre for over 20 years. She was Director of the Aalborg Teacher Training Course in Denmark, 1984-87, and has been Director of the Alexander Technique Studio since 1997. In the last 12 years she has also been teaching in several European and South American countries.