Brooke working with an Alexander Technique teacher. "I am helping Dan release subtle layers of tension to refine his sensitivity in teaching."  Both online and in-person lessons are helpful.  "My postgraduate training with Brooke has been and continues to be an essential component to my success as an Alexander Technique teacher. My use has become increasingly efficient and my teaching is in continual advancement. Brooke constantly encourages me to develop my teaching style while generously sharing her knowledge. I’m astounded at how much I have learned in my almost weekly lessons with her since I graduated. I feel incredibly lucky to have a master teacher to learn from so that I can avoid most if not all of the pitfalls that come when teaching. I’m serious about advancing my skills and my clients know this. They can sense that they get the best from me because I study with the very best." -Jessica Santascoy, Graduate, ACAT   habitspecialist.com "Since completing training, I have been studying privately and in group classes with Brooke. This has allowed me to continually evolve and hone my skills as a teacher. In classes, we delve deeply into the material presented and Brooke generously shares insights that have taken her years to find.   Privately, Brooke has the uncanny ability to teach to the whole person. Shesees where my skills can be improved, andunderstands how to communicate this information effectively given my needs and learning style. Sometimes I feel that she knows more about my learning process than I do! Teachers often say that their use is at its best when they graduate from school.  Thanks in large part to Brooke, I feel confident in saying my use has improved greatly from the time that I graduated. I cannot recommend herhighly enough." -Melissa Brown, Graduate, ACAT

Brooke working with an Alexander Technique teacher. "I am helping Dan release subtle layers of tension to refine his sensitivity in teaching."  Both online and in-person lessons are helpful. 

"My postgraduate training with Brooke has been and continues to be an essential component to my success as an Alexander Technique teacher.

My use has become increasingly efficient and my teaching is in continual advancement. Brooke constantly encourages me to develop my teaching style while generously sharing her knowledge. I’m astounded at how much I have learned in my almost weekly lessons with her since I graduated.

I feel incredibly lucky to have a master teacher to learn from so that I can avoid most if not all of the pitfalls that come when teaching.

I’m serious about advancing my skills and my clients know this. They can sense that they get the best from me because I study with the very best."

-Jessica Santascoy, Graduate, ACAT   habitspecialist.com

"Since completing training, I have been studying privately and in group classes with Brooke. This has allowed me to continually evolve and hone my skills as a teacher.

In classes, we delve deeply into the material presented and Brooke generously shares insights that have taken her years to find.  

Privately, Brooke has the uncanny ability to teach to the whole person. Shesees where my skills can be improved, andunderstands how to communicate this information effectively given my needs and learning style. Sometimes I feel that she knows more about my learning process than I do!

Teachers often say that their use is at its best when they graduate from school.  Thanks in large part to Brooke, I feel confident in saying my use has improved greatly from the time that I graduated. I cannot recommend herhighly enough."

-Melissa Brown, Graduate, ACAT

Postgraduate Training 

Continue to refine your hands-on skills; address specific pedagogical questions you have about your students; address your own use in teaching and in life. Lessons include hands on from me and the chance to put hands on for feedback. You may take one-on-one lessons or shared lessons. 

"My postgraduate training with Brooke has been and continues to be an essential component to my success as an Alexander Technique teacher. -Jessica Santascoy, habitspecialist.com

My approach

I believe in cultivating your innate skills. Sessions build on what you are already doing effectively, and focus on empowering you to explore, experiment and ask your student to take a direct role in his or her own learning. The Alexander Technique is a highly effective tool in the hands of every Alexander Teacher.

"Brooke’s post-graduate workshops have been very useful to me as a new teacher.  These classes have helped me continue to develop my hands-on skills and to become more confident in my ability to teach." -Melissa Brown, Graduate, ACAT '15

Topics

  • Understanding differences in learning styles, use patterns, and structural variations
  • Giving and soliciting feedback from your student
  • Matching your verbal instructions with your hands-on work
  • Addressing your student's interests and needs in the context of the Alexander principles.
  • Developing your professional boundaries for long term success
  • Staying interested and engaged in teaching

Supervised teaching 

In-person or via Skype

In-Person supervised teaching: Sessions can include hands-on support for you while teaching; pedagogical suggestions to more effectively communicate your ideas; suggestions of how to address learning styles and your student's use patterns in different ways through chair work, activities or tableware.

Skype sessions: I observe you as you work with your student. We decide ahead of time whether you would like me to share suggestions and observations during the lesson or opt to wait until after your student has left the lesson.

Private or Semi-Private sessions: $100/hour