Thursday, March 1, 2012

Rebecca Brooks on the Alexander Technique [audio]

Rebecca admiring her niece's poise. Photo by Michael Kopald
Since opening my teaching studio in Williamsburg, Brooklyn in July, I have been thrilled to be able to devote so much of myself to teaching private lessons in the Alexander Technique. If you've come for a lesson, a class, or to just to visit, you know that the studio is a calm and lovely space, a truly uplifting environment. -- Rebecca Brooks
Click here for my interview 
with dance artist 
and Alexander Technique teacher
Rebecca Brooks (29:11)
Rebecca Brooks is a dance artist and Alexander Technique teacher based in New York City. Fundamental to her performance work is a commitment to developing sustainable practices that enhance conscious awareness for the performers and the public alike. Her teaching and art practices are integrally linked. Rebecca is an AmSAT certified Alexander Technique teacher, having graduated in 2009 from Balance Arts Center. She teaches primarily out of her studio in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. She is on faculty at Movement Research, Balance Arts Center, and St. Margaret's House. She has also taught at CLASSCLASSCLASS and the Fieldston School in NYC, and at the American Dance Festival in Durham, NC. Aside from her work as a teacher, she is an active dancer, performer, and choreographer. She is currently dancing with luciana achugar, and other recent performance work includes projects with Marina Abramović, Maria Hassabi, Heather Kravas, Katy Pyle, Susan Rethorst, robbinschilds and Kathy Westwater. Rebecca’s own work has been presented throughout NYC. Co-founder, AUNTS; co-curator, Movement Research Festival Spring 2007: Reverence (Irreverence); Artistic Director, Rockbridge Artist Exchange.
Learn more about Rebecca's Alexander Technique classes and other projects at

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