was drawn to the technique after reading Dr Wilfred Barlow’s book The Alexander
Principle. Having come from a successful twelve year career in oil exploration
this was quite a radical change but it was clear from Barlow’s book that
Alexander had discovered something eminently useful and practical.
from the first STAT authorized training school in Australia in 1985, Alex
began a private practice on the lower North Shore of Sydney.
his exploration of the mind/body dynamic Alex spent two years at the Drama
Action Centre in Rozelle under the direction of Francis Batten and Brigid
Brandon. During this time he was often to be seen at local markets and
festivals performing a unique form of juggling called flower sticks, a
variant of diablo.
studying Aikido and Shiatsu in 1988 and reached black belt level (shodan)
in Aikido in 1996.
Alex has completed an award winning Graduate Diploma and a Masters of Applied
Science degree in Social Ecology at the University of Western Sydney, Hawkesbury.
of these activities have helped to expand and develop both my mind and
my body. The Alexander Technique has been a fantastic underpinning for
learning all these new skills which I never previously conceived I could
learn. The Alexander Technique is definitely about opening and allowing
new possibilities in life”.
students come from all walks of life and span the age continuum from primary
age children to his oldest student who was 93 when he started. These
students share a common desire to live their lives fully and work in a
constructive manner with restricting habits which exist for all of us at
both the personal and social levels.
information on private lessons and introductory group classes held at Mosman