Structure

Structure

General

We run a full-time training course, running Monday to Thursday, consisting of more than 1,600 hours over three years.

The teacher-student ratio will not exceed 1:4. Each year is divided into three terms of 12–15 weeks each, with a midterm week off. You can join at the beginning of each term. Term dates.

The course fees are euros €1,600 per term (€4,800 per year), payable termly or by monthly standing order, i.e. €400 per month over 12 months, each year for three years.

 

Daily Schedule

The proposed daily schedule for course is: Monday to Thursday, from 14:00 to 17:30, with private lessons before or after (as arranged with the teacher). The daily schedule might be:

Turns14:00 – 14:30
Games14:30 – 15:00
Projects and turns15:00 – 15:30
Tea break15:30 – 16:00
Lecture16:00 – 16:30
Groups, turns 16:30 – 17:30

Please note that it has not been decided yet whether to run the course in the morning or in the afternoon, but the hours and the structure will be similar.

 

Daily Practical Work

The daily practical work consists of:

Turns
short, individual work.

Small groups
guided hands-on teaching procedures for chair, table, saddle and voice work as well as activities such as standing, walking, running, etc. The groups are supervised by a teacher.

Games
individual guidance through a particular movement or a series of movements exploring the primary control in motion. There is a game every day.

Daily Lectures
The lectures consists primarily of readings, with commentaries, from Alexander’s books and work by other authors on the Technique; and studies of relevant anatomy and physiology.

 

Private Lessons

Each student will also receive a private a half-hour lesson every week for the first six terms. The lesson normally takes place before or after the class.