What is the Alexander Technique?
AT is an educational process which teaches people to identify and change their inefficient habits which may cause unnecessary tension, pain or fatigue. People who study may be suffering from chronic pain or fatigue, their occupations may cause bad postural habits, or they may be performers looking to improve their use. Read more.

How can I study the Alexander Technique?
Students typically take private lessons with a certified Alexander Technique teacher, or they study in small group workshops. You can start by attending a Free Hands On Demonstration at ACAT.

What is ACAT?
Located in the heart of New York City, the American Center for the Alexander Technique (ACAT) runs the oldest Teacher Certification Program in the United States and is proud to have trained more than a third of the country’s Alexander teachers, taught by our world-class faculty. ACAT also serves as a membership organization for Alexander Teachers and students.

by Witold Fitz-Simon A recent cover story in Scientific American revealed how the brain creates habits and why they are so hard to break. In their article, researchers Ann Gaybriel (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) and Kyle S. Smith (Dartmouth College) outline three stages to laying down a habit: Explore a new behavior Form a habit Read more.

Friday, Sept. 19, 2014: Bill Connington: Free event to celebrate “Physical Expression on Stage and Screen: Using the Alexander to Create Unforgettable Performances” For more information, click here

Monday, Sept. 29: Free Member Event 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm: “Taking it on the Road: Applying the Alexander Technique on your own,” with Brooke Lieb

Nov. 8 & 9, 2014: Experiential Anatomy for Alexander Students with ACAT Faculty Members Brooke Lieb, Joan Frost, Kim Jessor and Daniel Singer. For more information click here