Open to AT teachers and trainees, "Tips for Hips" will have you working with individual and partner movement explorations, and have you experience a variety of approaches to access a deeper awareness of the location of the iliofemoral joints (hip joints).
Nada Diachenko leads this workshop and was certified in 1999 at the AT Institute of Boulder. She has had a fifty year career as a dancer, teacher, educator, choreographer, and somatic specialist. Her introductory article on AT for dancers was published in January of 2017, online at www.4dancers.org.
Join us for a 2-hour private architecture tour with Wendella Boats: Chicago's Original Architecture Tour.
You can register to join this wonderful tour when you register for the Congress. The tour will take place during the free afternoon on Wednesday, August 1st. Don’t miss out on this chance to mingle with your colleagues, see Chicago from an interesting perspective, and get a little history lesson.
Visit atcongress2018.com/free-afternoon/ to learn more about the Wendella Tour, as well as other amazing sights in Chicago.
At Teachers and trainees can join Sydney Laurel Harris and Kathryn Miranda for this workshop.
Sydney holds a B.A., M.AmSAT and teaches the Alexander Technique to people of all walks of life, and in many kinds of settings from academic to pain clinics to acting studios to her private practice.
Kathryn has been an AmSAT member since 1990, and has enjoyed the camaraderie and the collaborations with Alexander teachers from all lineages. An avid volunteer in the service of our work, she served as AmSAT Chair from 2011 – 2013.
Joan Gavaler has been a Professor of Dance at the College of William & Mary since 1994 and an Alexander Technique teacher since 1998. She will bring her workshop "Awareness, Stillness, and New Directions" to the Congress this Summer, which will be open to all.
Both AT teachers and trainees can join Lena Hart for her workshop. Lena is an Alexander Technique teacher in San Francisco and Walnut Creek, CA. Before becoming an AT teacher, Lena acted professionally in Theatre, film, and TV. In addition to her own private practice, she currently holds the position of Associate Professor of Acting and the Alexander Technique at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco and also teaches at the Young Repertory Conservatory in Walnut Creek, CA. She teaches and coaches actors of all ages ranging from 9 to 80 years old.