Saturday, July 25th, 9:30 – 11:30 a.m.
In a collaboration between Madrona MindBody Institute and Key City Public Theatre -
Seattle actor and American Society of Alexander Technique Teacher Andy
Zavada will be visiting Port Townsend and Fort Worden for a one-day introductory playshop.
technique is a way of learning how to achieve a greater ease in the use
of our bodies. It is for actors, dancers, athletes, people with back
pain and anyone who wants to improve their relationship with their
bodies.” — Andy Zavada
About Alexander Technique
Alexander Technique is
the ultimate in mind-body connection — teaching us a way of thinking
abouthow we use ourselves in movement, and how to change through our
thinking. AT is taught in most acting schools around the world, and has
been practiced by William Hurt, Kevin Kline, John Cleese, Jeremy Irons,
and many others.
Recent British Medical Association research showed that Alexander
Technique was the most effective approach to back pain compared to
massage, medication and physical therapy.
This workshop will cover:
• Brief historical background of F. M. Alexander and his discoveries.
• Body mapping — a functional understanding of our design.
• How and why we mis-use ourselves.
• Learning to not do what doesn't serve us.
• Demonstrations and answering questions.
About Andy Zavada
Andy is a working actor and AT
teacher in Seattle. He has been practicing Alexander Technique for over
twenty-five years, and completed the three-year teacher training
program at the American Center for the Alexander Technique in New York
in 1987. He is former President of the American Society of the
Class size is limited to 12 (to ensure individual attention)-preregister early!
Cost: $30.00 For More Information Call (360) 344-4475 or email aletia@Madrona MindBody.com. Class is held at MMI.