Chris Mincer holds a B.M. from Penn State University and an M.M. from Southern Methodist University in guitar performance. In 1996 he earned his teaching certificate from the Brighton Alexander Training Centre under John and Carolyn Nicholls. While living in England he was fortunate to work with a number of first generation teachers. In 2002 he graduated from the Alexander Technique School of New England under Missy Vineyard. He has taught the Alexander Technique at Penn State in the graduate acting program and currently maintains private Alexander practices as well as Suzuki guitar studios in State College and Quakertown, PA.