ACGM 2017 will be held in San Diego, "America's Finest City", on June 14 - 18, 2017 at the beautiful Crowne Plaza San Diego - Mission Valley Hotel. The Crowne Plaza Hotel is located in the Mission Valley section of the city, and offers lots of things to do!

This year's theme is: "Nature Does Not Work in Parts, but as a Whole"





REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN! Click here to view schedule and register


The Committee is putting together a fantastic program that includes sunrise activities, excellent speakers, a dance party and more. Program highlights include sunrise activities and private lessons with Steven Shaw, plenary talks with Ted Dimon and Stephen Parker on the emerging field of psychophysical education and integrating the AT into music education respectively.

Who else will be there? Here is the list of other teachers presenting workshops, small groups, and private lessons for the 2017 ACGM (in alphabetical order):

Mona Al-Kazemi, Beret Arcaya, Malcolm Balk, Sarah Barker, John Baron, Evangeline Benedetti, Bill Benham, Pamela Blanc, Carol Boggs, Robert Britton, Rose Bronec, Ed Bouchard, Julia Caulder, Susan Cohen, Mary Derbyshire, Karen DeWig, Nada Diachenko, Matthew Dubroff, Rome Earle, Lisa First, Michael Frederick, Ari Gil, Sydney Harris, Jane Heirich, Rachel Hillmer, Dominique Jacques, Elizabeth Johnson,  Barbara Kent, Laura Klein, Sumi Komo, Aik Hooi Lee,  Brooke Lieb, George Lister, Babette Markus, Frances Marsden, Gabriella Minnes Brandes, Kathryn Miranda, Lindsay Newitter, Daria Okugawa, Karen Oosterbaan, Giora Pinkas, Laurel Podulke-Smith, Imogen Ragone, Claire Rechnitzer, Elizabeth Reese, Phyllis Richmond, Robert Rickover, Rebecca Robbins,  Frances Robertson, Ann Rodiger, Ruth Rootberg, Renee Schneider, Shulamit Sendowski, Allyna Steinberg, Pyeng Threadgrill, Luc Vanier, and Nanette Walsh.



This year's program includes special workshops open to the public (when you click on the links, flyer pdfs will open in a new window):

June 14, 4:00pm: Hurt Less, Sound Better! Working with Brass and Other Instruments

June 15, 4:00pm: An Introduction to the Alexander Technique

June 16, 9:00am: Two Sides of the Medical Coin - Alexander Technique in a Medical Setting: How it can help Patients and Providers

June 16, 4:00pm: Horses and Humans - An Animal Model for Understanding Resilience, Stability, and Embodiment

June 17, 4:00pm: Hurt Less, Sound Better! Release Into Performance, an Introduction to the Alexander Technique for Musicians



Accommodations will be provided by the Crowne Plaza Hotel. Bring your bathing suit; there is a heated outdoor pool. Reservations are now being accepted. Click HERE to make your reservation at the special ACGM rate!



This year’s Auction proceeds will support the Research Fund, so start thinking about what you want to donate – it’s never too soon! Please contact Paula Negrelli or Natasha Chacon with information on your donation.


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