of the public in Japan learn the Alexander Technique through lessons with
Mr. Lorenzi MJSTAT.
A series of 20 lessons over a number of 5 months is
recommended and usually enough to obtain a basis of involvement and understanding
which can be applied outside the lessons.
Theme is to improve our ability to work on
ourselves. Alexander said, as we all know, 'if you want to do what I do, do
what I did'. And the technique is the result of his observing himself in
the mirror and giving directions. So, in order to refine these skills, we
ourselves have to practice what he went through, using mirrors, and be
prepared to give consideration to the verbal directions as described again
and again in FM's books.
For further info and authentic instruction (gold
fashionedh AT procedures which are informed by a view of the whole)
as we live it here and now,
Do you belong to a group of musicians and performing
artists who remember that they are sensitive and
delicate instruments too? If you would like to experience
more ease, inner calm and confidence, a fuller range of expression as an
artist and performer you may take a lesson or take part in one of our
The Alexander Centre Kyoto is connected with the
International Music Academy Maestro.
The institutions offer workshops which always involve
one-on-one hands-on lessons.
For more details about the Work and how
to bring our workshop to your area contact ATC Kyoto.
International Music Academy Maestro
IMA Maestro is
directed since 2002 by the concert pianist Junko Kasahara
and her husband Lucas Lorenzi.
Maestro offers education for musicians combined with lessons/workshops
and concerts with international artists. Please check IMA Maestro Salon
Concert for more info on these regular events.
Alexander Technique Training & Post-graduate Work
Our school offers the finest standard of contemporary
Alexander training in
a beautiful and supportive learning environment.
The program offers a thorough education and a solid
grounding in teaching principles of "psychophysical re-education of
the use of the self" as discovered by F.M. Alexander:
Recognition of the force of the habit
Faulty sensory perception
Means-whereby and end-gaining
Participants learn to identify, evaluate
and change habitual somatic patterns in daily life and learn how to direct
others in the discovery and application of the principles. The course
always encompasses both personal and professional development. Our training creates confident, skillful, working
teachers who have
essential hands-on-skills needed to convey the Alexander Technique, the
teaching skills for presenting the work to various individuals and groups,
the confidence that their training has given them a thorough grounding in
the Technique, the ability to demonstrate and articulate the essential
nature of F. M. Alexanderfs work and the mastery needed to practically
change a personfs use. Students are
selected from within the practice. Apprenticed
Graduates are eligible for membership in the Japan Solidarity of Teachers of the
Alexander Technique JSTAT and have the additional option to apply to become
teaching members of ATI ~ Alexander Technique International, by undergoing
ATI's sponsorship. Graduates of our training course work nowadays in Osaka, Nagoya, Tokyo and other japanese
Head of Training is Lucas Lorenzi
(Kuperman 1985) who trained in the early 1980's
and is certified since 1985 by STAT and is admitted to
membership MSTAT of STAT
(The Society of Teachers of the Alexander Technique, based in
Coaching - Creative Career Design for Alexander
Lucas Lorenzi has more than
thirty years of experience and success as a teacher and trainer.
His support and example can be a practical guide to a
deeply satisfying career and teach you how to shape the learned skill with
clarity into a meaningful and rewarding life work. Those are invited to his
centre who wish further progress. Teaching the
technique then can be a life changing passion in the art of making a living
that nourishes the soul and pays the bills.
If you wish to experience the Alexander Technique in
Japan contact ATC Kyoto.