Classes, Therapy & Training . . . .for the
Cumbria Alexander Training
Fellside Centre, Low Fellside, Kendal, Cumbria LA9 4NH
Telephone: 01539 733 045 or 01539 531 781 Fax: 01539 724 684 Enquiries: anytime
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Co-heads of Training: Jamie McDowell (Burton 1983)
and Michael Hardwick (Carrington/Burton 1988)
Three 12 week terms
Course hours: Monday: 12.00 to 16.30, Tuesday to Thursday: 09.30 to 14.00
Tuition fees: £3600 per year
53 graduates to date, 9 current trainees
who have an ongoing interest in exploring the implications of Alexander's ideas
on psychophysical unity. Visit the school for discussions with directors.
three-year teacher training programme at Fellside offers:
opportunity to work with several teachers with at least ten years teacher
training experience plus assisting and visiting teachers.
autonomy: our teaching team comes from different training backgrounds.
Furthermore they have developed their own unique approaches. Students are
encouraged to find their own teaching style.
development: our course acknowledges that the Alexander Technique has an
emotional impact. The course includes an awareness of this and the
teacher's professional responsibility in this regard.
an experienced Alexander teacher who is a qualified Dance and Movement
teacher gives specialist movement tuition.
vocal instruction is on the programme and supports all students is
developing expertise in this area.
practice: suport is given in setting up a teaching practice. One to one
work with "the public" both in and out of the school is
supervised. We help those who are interested in doing introductory group
work to acquire skills.
living and experiential anatomy that leads directly into the Alexander
teaching process is an integral part of the programme.
building and its surroundings: the course is held in a building with
diverse and large spaces, which accomodate a broad timetable. Outside
there are panoramic views of the surrounding Lakeland countryside. Kendal and South Lakes has one of the highest
"quality of life" ratings in the country.
student community: the students enjoy the unique facilities that the
centre and the locality have to offer and meet outside course hours for a
variety of interests.