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We have both completed a full-time three year training course, have taught extensively in private practice and have been involved in the training of new Alexander teachers. We are members of both Gesellschaft für F.M. Alexander-Technik Österreich and The Society of Teachers of the Alexander Technique and adhere to a published code of ethical and professional standards.
Regina Stratil trained 2011-2014 with Karen Wentworth in London. Before she moved to London to study Alexander Technique, she had graduated from Vienna University (degree in Historical Comparative Linguistics/Indo-European Studies) and then gathered valuable experience in different jobs. She is practising Aikido, a Japanese Martial Art, since 1993 (currently at the Aikido Union Graz).
Regina is running her own Alexander Technique teaching practice since she qualified as a teacher: From 2014 to 2018 in London and since 2018 in Graz. In 2017 and 2018 she was also teaching at two teacher training courses in London – The Alexander Technique Studio and the Constructive Teaching Centre – for a term each.
2014-2018 Regina was part-time assistant to the manager at the Walter Carrington Educational Trust in London, an Alexander Technique charity, and archivist at the Walter Carrington Archives. Since 2014 Regina has also been assisting with the Alexander Technique publishing company Mouritz.
Regina and three colleagues pioneered an initiative to explore teaching the Alexander Technique (AT) to individuals with a Parkinson’s Disease (PD) diagnosis. As part of this group Regina gave workshops and individual lessons to people living with PD and their carers and was instrumental in organising specialised post-graduate training for AT teachers in the years 2016 to 2018. A report about this initiative has been published in STATNews in 2018 and even more information on this initiative can be found here.
Regina is interested in the history of the Alexander Technique and has researched the life and work of Irene Tasker (1887-1977), an influential assistant of F. M. Alexander and an eminent teacher of the Alexander Technique. Regina’s biography – “Irene Tasker – Her Life and Work with the Alexander Technique” – was published by Mouritz in September 2020.
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Jean M. O. Fischer trained 1984-87 in his native Denmark. After two post-graduate terms at the Constructive Teaching Centre (CTC) in London in 1988, he taught for one year at CTC. Between 1990 and 1995 he lived in Leeds where he taught for five years at the North of England Teacher Training Course in the Alexander Technique.
He has been assistant director at The Alexander Technique Studio’s training course in London 1997–2012. He taught at the Constructive Teaching Centre (CTC) 2011–2015 and has given CTC workshops at the International Congress of the Alexander Technique in 2008, 2011, and 2015. He gave the F. M. Alexander Memorial Lecture in 2013. He has given various other workshops for teachers and the general public since 1989.
Jean started STAT Books in 1990 (which closed in 2002) and was its manager for many years. He has edited and/or typeset and arranged the publication of a number of Alexander Technique books. He is also publishing books on the Alexander Technique under his own imprint, Mouritz, since 1995 and has written a number of articles on the Alexander Technique. He edited and published four issues of the Alexander Technique journal Conscious Control 2007–08. He has designed a number of websites on the Alexander Technique. He organised the first residential STAT conference in 1992. He was co-director of the 7th International Congress in Oxford, 2004. He is a member of the Council of Directors of the International Congress for the F. M. Alexander Technique.
Jean was archivist of STAT 1991-2009. He was member of STAT Council 2006-2009. He was Centre Manager of the Alexander Technique Imperial Wharf Centre 2011-2018. He gave private lessons 2006-2018 at the Pimlico Centre for the Alexander Technique until he moved to Graz, Austria, in June 2018, where he is now teaching.
In 2018 he launched the Mouritz Companion to the Alexander Technique, a detailed resource on Alexander Technique subjects, covering over 1,150 articles and over 160 books.
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