Teaching Membership


ACAT’s basic membership for AmSAT-certified Alexander teachers: 

Voting Rights: actively shape the destiny of ACAT. As a member, ACAT serves you. (Out-of-town members: proxies are provided for the annual meeting and any special membership meetings.)

Free Events for the 2016-2017 Membership Year (a $50+ value): Attend the AGM Experiential Workshop, and stay posted, we may be adding events as the year goes along!
Post Certification Course Discounts (Save up to $125 per course): study with world-renowned teachers in workshops; join the training course for refresher study; courses satisfy AmSAT continuing education requirements.
• Audit Classes in the TCP: members are eligible to attend class, participate in group activities and work with trainees and other auditing teachers for no fee (auditing teachers do not get turns from faculty). Contact tcp@acatnyc.org to arrange attendance.
• Teaching Referrals: be listed as one of ACAT’s Certified Member Teachers, on our website and on printed  lists made available in our studio for visitors; and distributed to all who attend our monthly free monthly Hands-On Demonstrations.
• Membership Communications: receive monthly ACAT ENews throughout the year with articles, announcements of upcoming Alexander Technique events, classes, and professional workshops.
• Hands-on Demonstration: members are eligible to present, distribute flyers about upcoming classes and event and/or offer hands-on demonstration turns at ACAT’s free monthly public Hands-on Demonstration. Presenters join the pool of teachers invited to teach drop-in group classes.
• Reduced Studio Rates: reserve the entire studio or ½ studio for
(a) teaching private lessons and group classes
(b) special Alexander Technique or related arts events.
• Waived Fee for Studio Grace Period: Teacher members who make whole-studio reservations are not charged for 15-minute grace period before their start time.
• Volunteer Faculty: members are eligible to serve as Volunteer Faculty in the Teacher Certification Program, subject to scheduling and availability of teaching slots.
• Mass Member Emailing: submit notices about your upcoming events, including workshops and other events for the general public, and performances and projects in your other related profession for inclusion in ACAT’s ENews “Member Announcement”.
• Mass Public Inquiry Emailing: submit your classes and workshops for inclusion in ACAT’s monthly email to our public mailing list, reaching over 600 local residents each month.
• Public Bulletin Boards: post promotional materials for your Alexander Technique demos or classes on ACAT’s public bulletin boards.
• ACAT Service: members are eligible to serve on the Board of Directors or its support committees.
• Library Access: enjoy full borrowing privileges in ACAT’s library of books, articles, videos, etc.



Enjoy all the benefits of basic membership plus:  

• Deep Discount: 15% fees reduction for all ACAT public and post-certification courses. (A $250+ value in 2016-2017).
• Teacher Certification Program Refresher Week (A $340 value): Join the TCP for a refresher week during the 2016-2017 membership year
• Philanthropic Vision: your contribution helps ACAT to meet its most pressing financial needs.
• Friday or Saturday night use of the ACAT Studio (A $360 value): Use the ACAT studio for your event from 5 pm- 2 am on a Friday or Saturday Night. One date per membership year. Must reserve the studio at least 30 days in advance, reservation is based on studio availability.



 The Teaching Member application form is available in PDF format.