An Introduction into the Alexander Technique, Southend-on-Sea

In this modern age where our posture and wellbeing is being affected by the way we are living The Alexander Technique can offer you the opportunity to become aware and potentially change these learned patters. Widely used by Actors, Singers, Dancers and Athletes to help support their professional development, these techniques can be used by everyone to allow a sense of ease and comfort into the body.

image of a gong in Anahata Yoga Centre
image of a gong in Anahata Yoga Centre

This 2 hour workshop is an introduction into the principles of the Alexander Technique. Through a series of simple activities and demonstrations, participants will explore habitual physical patterns and ‘bad habits’ and learn how to apply these observations to everyday activities.

What can the Alexander Technique do for you?

  • Reduce stiffness and pain
  • Improve posture
  • Move more efficiently
  • Better breathing
  • Exercise more effectively
  • Gain balance and stability
  • Prevent strain and injury
  • Enhance your confidence
  • Change bad habits
  • Combat stress and become calmer

This workshop is open to anyone who would like to find out more about the Alexander Technique and how it might help them. All practices can be done from sitting, standing or lying down.


Kirstie Richardson ATE, ISMETA, BA(Hons) Cert ED completed her Alexander Technique training at the East Anglia Centre for Alexander Technique (EACAT). Prior to this Kirstie’s dance training took place at London Contemporary Dance School and Middlesex University.

She has had a 30 year career as a professional dancer and has taught for leading schools and companies such as English National Ballet, Richard Alston Dance Company, Laban, The Circus Space, CandoCo Dance Company, Coventry University and East 15 Acting School.

She has successfully integrated her Alexander Technique and movement practice by working in a range of health settings including, Little Havens Children’s Hospice, Great Ormond Street Hospital and St Thomas Hospital. Kirstie currently has an Alexander Technique practice at Leigh on Sea and continues to work freelance for Dance Art Foundation. Kirstie is also a member of staff for the Alexander Technique teacher training program at EACAT and an Entelechy Arts affiliate artist.



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Please note this workshop will be in the studio at Anahata where we are limiting the numbers of participants to 13 following the pandemic. We have available cleanable mats and yoga equipment for you to use but encourage you to bring your own if you have it.