The Use of the Hands in Alexander Teaching, examined through the lens of energy work w/William Conable, Saturday, May 3 & Sunday, May 4, 2014 10:00 am to 4:00 pm daily

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Saturday, May 3, 2014 - Sunday, May 4, 2014
American Center for the Alexander Technique
39 West 14th Street, Room #507
New York, NY 10011
Contact Phone #: 
(212) 633-2229 x1
Only For Teachers

William Conable

Post Graduate course: The Use of the Hands in Alexander Teaching, examined through the lens of energy work
Saturday, May 3 & Sunday, May 4, 2014

Date and Time: Saturday and Sunday, May 3 & 4, 2014, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm each day
Location: ACAT, 39 West 14th Street, Room #507, between 5th and 6th Avenue
Course Fee: $300 for Members, $425 for non-members.

Alexander teachers and trainers give much serious thought to how and what we communicate through our hands. Bill Conable will explore these issues in the light of his experience with Body Mapping and Nervous System Energy Work.

Registration: To confirm your space in the class, send a deposit of $150 for members; $215 for non-members, payable to “ACAT”, 39 West 14th Street, Suite 507, New York, NY 10011 by Friday, March 21, 2014. The balance of $150 is due on Friday, April 11, 2014.

This course is limited to 14 students; and satisfies 10 hours of AmSAT Continuing Education requirements.

Presenter Bio: William Conable enjoys worldwide renown as a teacher of the Alexander Technique. He studied with Marjorie L. Barstow, the first graduate of F. M. Alexander’s first teacher training course, beginning in the summer of 1962. During graduate school he studied with Frank Pierce Jones, who undertook the first scientific research into Alexander’s discoveries at Tufts University. In 1965 Professor Conable also studied at Walter Carrington’s Alexander teacher training school in London. Beginning in 1971, he continued his study with Marjorie Barstow, which continued steadily for the next fifteen years. He is her senior teaching student. In the mid-1970′s, he began developing the concept of Body-mapping, which is widely recognized as a major contribution to the theory and pedagogy of the Alexander Technique.

In addition to his work as an Alexander teacher, Conable is an active professional cellist and conductor. He was Principal Cellist of the Columbus Symphony for 10 years, and professor of cello at the Ohio State University for 36. In recent years, he has studied energy healing with James Kepner, Carol DeSanto, Rosalyn Bruyere, and Shelby Hammitt. He is a certified Advanced Practitioner of Nervous System Energy Work, a new discipline being developed by Kepner and DeSanto. He is particularly interested in the relationship between this work and the Alexander Technique.

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