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Alexander Technique-Day workshop course timetables

Brief description

Improve your awareness of balance, posture and movement in everyday activities.

Course Outline

Who is the course aimed at?

Anyone interested in finding out about Alexander Technique

Course description in brief

To introduce the Alexander Technique; its background and practical applications.

By the end of the course I will have learned:

    • Learned the fundamentals of the history of the technique
    • Learned some practical exercises to help improve posture and reduce physical and mental stress.
    • Followed instructions

Do I need any skills, experience or qualifications before I join the course?


What equipment will I need for the course?

Loose comfortable clothing – trousers or track suit bottoms.

What activities will I take part in and how will my course be structured?

  • Video
  • Demonstration
  • Experimentation
  • Discussion
  • Activities will be lying, sitting, standing, whispering.

What will be expected of me in terms of personal or time commitment?

10.00 a.m. – 3.00 p.m. for one day.

How will my learning be assessed and reviewed?


What could I go on to do after I have finished the course?

A weekly beginner’s course and/or individual lessons.

How will I say what I think about the course?

At the end of the course you will be asked to fill in a simple feedback form

Available timetables for this course

Please make a note of the course Ref for the course you are interested in.

Course Ref Hours per week Days(s) Time Course Dates Costs
L835c 2 Saturday 1pm – 3pm 1 Jun 2019 (1 session) Full rate £10.00; R rate £7.00; A rate £4.00 (funder_code:L)

Course Funding

Swarthmore provides a variety of courses some of which are subsidised by public funding.

Courses with course codes pre-fixed by a letter ‘F’, ‘L’ or ‘N’ are subsidised and have age restrictions.

  • ‘F’: courses are accredited and are funded by the ‘Skills Funding Agency’ for those aged 16 and over.
  • ‘L’ & ‘N’ courses for those aged 19 and over.
  • ‘L’ courses are supported by Leeds City Council for Leeds Metropolitan area residents, priority given to those living in disadvantaged areas, people not in employment and/or in receipt of benefits, those with low skills, no qualifications, disadvantaged groups or individuals with specific needs e.g. lone parents, BAME groups, adults with LDD.

For information funding and eligibility see the ‘costs’ page.

Unless stated otherwise - all courses take place at Swarthmore Education Centre Leeds

What next?

To enrol in a course complete the enrolment form on the download page using the correct course reference (Course Ref) from above.