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Alexander Technique is the thinking person’s answer to improvement in functioning, including pain relief, well-being, and optimal performance.

Movement Pattern Analysis reveals your brain’s unique preferences for decision-making and interacting with others so that you can maximize your potential.

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Find a class that works for you in the list below, or email abmacd53@gmail.com to request privates, workshops, or classes on different topics.
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MONDAYS  MID-DAY

Alexander Technique for Anxious Times:   Join Amanda for self-care and community. We will use elements from traditional and Primal Alexander to practice tools and tips for self-care, including how to deal with anxiety, aches & pains, and Zoom fatigue.

  • Mondays for one hour, Drop-in
  • 6:30 pm Berlin / 5:30 pm London / 1:30 pm Atlantic
  • 12:30 pm Eastern / 11:30 am Central /
  • 10:30 am Mountain / 9:30 am Pacific
  • Pay-What-You-Can (Suggested $20 per session)
  • NO CLASS ON DEC 28

Click HERE to register for November: this registration covers one drop-in or the whole month of November

Click HERE to register for December: this registration covers one drop-in or the whole month of December

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TUESDAY EVENINGS

Holiday Yoga for Self Care Don’t just add yoga to your to-do list. Let your practice support your life. Each class we’ll apply Alexander Technique thinking to our Yoga Practice – deepening your experience of asanas and the transitions between them and then building a movement series you can work on on your own. Come home to yourself for the holidays. All experience levels welcome.

Taught by Amanda MacDonald and Sarah Mayhan.

  • 5 weeks on Tuesdays, Nov 10 – Dec 15, for 90 minutes
  • NO CLASS ON THANKSGIVING WEEK, NOV 24
  • 8:30 pm Eastern / 7:30 pm Central / 6:30 pm Mountain / 5:30 pm Pacific
  • Pay-What-You-Can (suggested $45-$150 for the series)

Click HERE to register

COMING IN JANUARY

NEW YEAR’s RESOLUTION: Tune-Up Your Workout

Are you excited to get going with a New Year’s Resolution to workout? Apply skills from the Alexander Technique to increase your power and presence, improve your form, and sustain your commitment. Safely deepen your squat, stabilize your lunge, mobilize your shoulders, apply new insight to your deadlift, and more.

  • 8 weeks on Tuesdays, Jan 5 – Feb 23, for 75 minutes
  • 8:30 pm Eastern / 7:30 pm Central / 6:30 pm Mountain / 5:30 pm Pacific
  • Pay-What-You-Can (suggested $85-$240 for the series)

Registration coming soon!

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Let us know if you are interested in this class by emailing: abmacd53@gmail.com

Registration links coming soon

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WEDNESDAYS MID-DAY: Later time in December

Take-A-Break: Are you a performing artist who gets sleepy and stiff sitting in front of a computer? Are you an artist-at-heart looking for ways to boost your creativity? Come Take a Break to reconnect with yourself, refresh your spirit, and reinvigorate your inner wisdom.  

Each week we begin with a brief reading, followed by the BrainDance movement series and Primal Alexander Technique Etudes. Afterwards you’ll take your centered, calm, energized focus into the rest of your day.

  • Wednesdays for 30 minutes, Drop-in
  • 3:30 pm Eastern / 2:30 pm Central / 1:30 pm Mountain / 12:30 pm Pacific / 8:30 pm London / 9:30 pm Berlin
  • Pay What You Can (Suggested $5-$12 per session)
  • NO CLASS ON NOV 25, DEC 23, DEC 30

Click HERE to register

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FRIDAY AFTERNOONS

Alexander Technique Reading Group:   Join Amanda MacDonald and Senior teacher Beret Arcaya for reading, conversation, and community.

Each Friday we read together from F.M. Alexander’s books and discuss how his words have meaning for us today. We are currently reading “Conscious Constructive Control of the Individual.”

NO BOOK NECESSARY. Excerpts will be read out loud as part of the gathering.

Register for the month, drop in when you can. One registration includes Friday live gatherings, access to recordings, PLUS membership in our private Facebook group.

  • Fridays, one hour, drop in or attend for the whole month
  • 9pm Berlin / 8pm London / 4pm Halifax
  • 3pm Eastern / 2pm Central / 1pm Mountain / 12pm Pacific
  • Pay-What-You-Can (Suggested $30-$90 per month)
  • NO CLASS ON Nov 27, DEC 25, JAN 1

Click HERE to register for the month of November

Click HERE to register for the month of December

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Workshops, Private Lessons, and Consultations BY REQUEST – Email or Call Amanda Today!

  • Managing Zoom Fatigue
  • Anxiety Busters
  • Your Computer, Your Chair, and You: Setting up a Supportive Work Space
  • Uncover Your Unique Decision Making and Interaction Style

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