ATTGP is now offering monthly online Alexander Technique workshops for the public on a variety of topics.

The workshops will be conducted on Zoom and cost only $10 to attend.

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Details about upcoming workshops can be found below.

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The Whole is Greater Than the Sum of its Parts

with Jano Cohen

Monday, January 11, 2021
7:00 – 8:00 PM US Eastern Time

Learn to move your whole body with ease and freedom while you articulate your hand and arm joints to play music, play golf, write, type, or drive.

Jano Cohen teaches the Alexander Technique and T’ai Chi Ch’uan in Wynnewood, PA, a suburb of Philadelphia. She was certified as a teacher by The Alexander Foundation of Philadelphia in 1990 and is a founding and teaching member of Alexander Technique International. Her approach to teaching is informed by her past experience as a dancer and choreographer, therapeutic masseuse, and time playing the violin and piano. She works with students of all ages and occupations but has a special love of assisting performing artists and athletes. She also shares her knowledge of how to recover from pain since she has successfully rehabilitated from multiple injuries as well as ankle and knee surgeries.

Cost: $10

To register contact Jano at: janocohen@gmail.com


Valentine Awareness

with Anne Johnson

Saturday, February 13, 2021
11:00 AM – 12:15 PM US Eastern Time

Valentine Awareness: Creating a daily practice of self-care by aligning with kind-hearted thoughts. Anne has developed a series of explorations to support your mind-body-heart connection. Please bring one thing to the workshop that has special significance to you.(or a box of chocolates!)

Anne Johnson, Alexander Technique Teachers, Philadelphia, PAAnne Johnson has been teaching the Alexander Technique for 25 years in her local community of Mt Airy, PA and 15 years at the Boyer College of Music at Temple University. She also presents at National and International Alexander Technique conferences and training courses. Currently teaching online, Anne is evolving with the changing times. Now more than ever, she recognizes the need for positive self-affirmation and simple, accessible ways to help people become present in the moment; it is there where our choices live. Anne merges her passion and knowledge as a teacher of the Alexander Technique with her experience as an artist, to support each person becoming more comfortable within themselves.

Cost: $10

To register contact Anne at: annebeingwell@gmail.com


You Were Designed for Free, Upright Movement

with Diane Sussman

Monday, March 8, 2021
7:00 – 8:15 PM US Eastern Time

We were designed for free, upright movement, but a lifetime of unknown habits have left us stiff and in pain. Let’s explore in practical ways, how to bring back the freedom, balance, and ease we once knew as children. A practical body-mind workshop.

Diane Young Sussman, Alexander Technique Teacher, Philadelphia, PADiane Sussman is a Nationally Certified Teacher of the Alexander Technique, AmSAT, since it’s founding in 1987. She trained in New York City at ACAT, and was on their faculty until moving to Philadelphia in 2011. Diane loves to work with performers, (Stony Brook University in Long Island) and anyone who wishes to become more aware of the body-mind potential for freedom and integrity.

Cost $10

To register contact Diane at: diane.bodymind@verizon.net


Posture Myth-Busting

with Ariel Weiss

Saturday, April 10, 2021
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM US Eastern Time

Your posture affects everything you do – yet have you noticed that when you work on your “good” posture you actually feel tighter and more uncomfortable? You are not alone! This workshop will help you discover WHY the 3 most common things you’ve been taught about posture are dead wrong. Together we will explore HOW to to come into postural balance so that you can move freely, think clearly and feel and function at your best. Students of all ages and abilities are welcome.

Ariel Weiss is an ATI certified teacher who has been teaching in the Philadelphia area since 1988. A dancer and lifelong learner, she delights in sharing Alexander’s Discoveries with diverse communities including seniors, actors, musicians, teacher trainees and remote workers. Ariel has been coaching musicians at the Curtis Institute of Music since 1998, is active as a presenter and trains teachers at The Philadelphia School for the Alexander Technique.

Cost: $10

To register contact Ariel at: ariel@atphila.com


Aligned With What?

with Amy Ward Brimmer

Monday, May 10, 2021
7:00 – 8:00 PM US Eastern Time

We always talk about “getting aligned,” but what do we mean by this? Are we aligning with the spine? With Earth’s gravity? With the room we are in? With our own will? Join this exploration of what it means to move into alignment, and discover what you already know instinctively — freedom and ease are available here, now.

Amy Ward Brimmer, M.A. has been investigating mindfulness and self-expression since childhood. She has been learning Alexander Technique in 1989, completed her teacher training with Alan Katz in 1995, and is a certified teaching member of Alexander Technique International. Amy is the owner of Way Opens Wellness LLC where she also teaches insight meditation and Qigong.

Cost $10

To register contact Amy at: amy@wayopenswellness.com


Your Active Neutral-Alexander Technique for Actors and Everyone

with Mary McCann

Saturday, June 12, 2021
11:00 AM – 12:15 PM US Eastern Time

Learn an exciting approach to activate your ‘neutral.’ We will explore new ways to bring spontaneity and more physical presence to any line of text or performance. You will learn a process to transform your ‘neutral’ into an activity for change. This workshop is designed for actors, vocalists, musicians, public speakers, or anyone curious about the Alexander Technique. Please bring one line of text from a play that is important to you. Bring a yoga mat and a few paperback books or a large towel for constructive rest. Everyone is welcome!

Mary McCann, Alexander Technique Teacher, Philadelphia, PAMary McCann, Certified Teacher of the Alexander Technique, has presented the Alexander Technique at Harvard University, Bryn Mawr College, DeSales University, The Wilma Theater, and many other institutions. Mary has been teaching Alexander Technique workshops and private lessons for over 30 years. She has a background in the performing arts.

Cost: $10

To register Contact Mary at: ma2mcca@aol.com