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Alexander Technique Workshop with Mary Shorten

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Venue Curtis Auditorium
Cost FREE

Alexander Technique Workshop with Mary Shorten

Freedom, flexibility and ease in performance!

 

The Alexander Technique is a fascinating study of the relationship between thinking and movement.

Everything we do involves movement. Every activity whether it’s singing, conducting, playing an instrument, walking, running or engaging in simple everyday tasks, involves movement.

FM Alexander, an Australian actor, in the process of finding a solution to his vocal difficulties began a life-long study of thinking in relation to movement. How we are thinking, as we carry out a movement, can have a profound influence on our ability to move easily, freely and efficiently.

Many singers and conductors experience excessive muscular effort in performance, which can greatly interfere with their ability to perform well.

This informative Introductory Lecture and Demonstration will introduce you to the Interactive Teaching Method (ITM) approach to the Alexander Technique. You will learn some key concepts that you can apply immediately, to improve your mental and physical performance.

By learning more about ourselves and the principles which govern all movement behaviour, we can greatly improve the quality of our performance, and greatly enhance the quality of our lives in general.

Mary Shorten has been involved in choral music for many years as a chorister, vocal tutor and conductor. In 2012, she graduated as an ITM Alexander Technique teacher, having studied with Don Weed, Head of ITM Training in Bristol.

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