Greg Holdaway, Alan Capel and Michael Shellshear conduct professional Alexander Technique training in Sydney, NSW, Australia.

The training is accredited by the Australian Society of Alexander Teachers (AUSTAT Inc.) and the Directors are also sponsoring members of Alexander Technique International (ATI Inc.).


  • Students undertake structured learning each week during NSW School Terms, 32 weeks  per  year over a minimum of three years to gain a profound competency in all aspects of an Alexander Technique vocation.
  • The Course Directors and Teachers have been teaching the Alexander Technique for many years and are experienced in training teachers. They have substantial experience in designing and running adult education courses, and additional qualifications in health science, and occupational workplace safety.
  • A significant input by local and international teachers is planned, providing multiple descriptions and experiences of the Alexander Technique.
  • Non-vocational modules open to students who wish to have an in-depth hands on experience of Alexander Work.
  • Post Graduate units available where indicated in the table below.


To be sent a prospectus contact Course Director Greg Holdaway on 0408 257 174 or contact us via email


Indicative Programme – Three year Training Syllabus

 First year:  Evolution of the Self 

Foundational Alexander work

Movement Pattern recognition

Behavioural Pattern recognition

Text studies: FM Alexander, Frank Pierce Jones and Michael Bloch Alexander Technique teaching styles: Marjorie Barstow Patrick McDonald, Walter Carrington, Dick and Elisabeth Walker and the Barlows.

Anatomy and Physiology

Personal movement project 

Second year: Developing Teaching skills

‘Hands-on’ Skills

Structure of learning Motor skills

Teachers Language Models

Group Teaching

First Lesson

Teaching strategies and games

Teaching State 

Third year: Evolving your teaching, building your business

Practical teaching practise – student teacher clinic

Planning group classes

Client management

Understanding client groups

Presenting Alexander’s Technique/presentation skills

Business skills

External electives: Certificate IV Training and Assessment Certificate IV in Workplace Health and Safety First Aid Certificate    


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