Youll learn how the practice has evolved and the principles that guide it, the anatomy and physiology of the human body, how to become mindfully aware, and exercises you can do to practice The Alexander Technique.
Ensuring you can gain a full appreciation and understanding of The Alexander Technique, the course teaches how it has evolved and adapted to become what it is today. In addition to this, you will learn how holistic practices can contribute to the overall health of any individual.
Its important for students of The Alexander Technique to understand human anatomy and physiology in relation to movement and stance. The course explains how the systems within the body are structured and how they function, including a focused look at the muscular and skeletal systems. You will learn about postures, the senses, and sensory perception, which will prepare you for the exercises and changes of habit that you will learn to practice by studying this course.
As Alexander Technique is concerned with the body-mind connection, you will learn about the neurology of its fundamental methods. You will understand how the brains function and psychological habits leak into the structure of the body and why this is important to comprehend.
You will be fully submerged in the principles of The Alexander Technique. You will learn how to facilitate freeing and conscious movement, and become mindful of your body and your thoughts to connect both elements for ultimate wellbeing. Youll gain a greater understanding of your own pain and habitual behaviours and how to approach these with mindful awareness – making positive change an easier process.
The course supplies Alexander Technique exercises that you can use every day and which will help you with posture, poise and performance. You will be guided through taking your studies further and how you can become a professional, registered Alexander Technique Teacher.
Outcome / Qualification etc.
This course isregistered withthe CMA (Complementary Medical Association), which is internationally recognised as the elite force in professional, ethical complementary medicine by professional practitioners, doctors and, increasingly, by the general public. Upon completion of the course you can gain membership to the CMA, which in addition to supplying a professional accreditation, offers a number of benefits, all of which can be found here.
Upon completion of your course assessments, you receive 2 certificates. A certified Diploma certificate from the Centre of Excellence and a CPD certificate displaying the number of CPD points earned from the course.
Upon successful completion of this course, learners can also receive a certificate of achievement from ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary, which lists the details of all the units the learner has completed as part of the course. (This certificate is optional and costs an additional 15).
ABC Awards is a leading national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, and the Welsh Government. It has a long-established reputation for developing and awarding high-quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries.
This course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme.
Training Course Content
Module 1 History and Evolution
Module 2 Anatomy and Physiology
Module 3 The Body-Mind
Module 4 Spine and Posture
Module 5 Alexander Technique Principles
Module 6 Mindfully Aware
Module 7 Exercises
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