York 50+ Festival  workshops at YATC
September/October 2019

All Ages Welcome

All workshops are at:
York Alexander Technique Centre,
The Gatehouse, York Cemetery, Cemetery Road, YO10 5AJ
Accessible Venue         

Numbers Limited – BOOKING is ESSENTIAL for all workshops

Find your voice and Dare to Sing

Mary Greene

Find your vibrant, authentic voice in glorious harmony with others.  Shake off your fear and feel happy to sing. All levels of experience welcome.

Date: Thursday 26th September 2019

Time: 2pm –3.30pm

Cost: £10


Introduction to the Alexander Technique Group classes
with Pam Mason

Practising the Alexander Technique will enable you to have more flow and balance in movement and at rest. In the workshop you will learn to have greater awareness in simple everyday movements, which can then be applied to more complex activities. This is a single session class running on two separate days.

Date: Friday 27th Sept.  Time: 12-2 pm

Or Date:
Mon 30th Sept. Time: 4.30-6.30pm


Writing the whole self – Creative writing meets Alexander Technique
with Lesley Glover

Through a series of gently facilitated exercises, we will have the opportunity to hear what our bodies have to say and see how this influences our creative processes and our perception of ourselves. No experience necessary.

Date:               Wednesday 2nd October 2019
Time:               2.00pm – 3.30pm
Cost:                £10

Living Sound Indian Raga singing
with Mary Greene

Explore your vibrant, authentic voice with this unique blend of Indian Raga singing and Alexander Technique.  A profound way to sing in harmony with others.  Suitable for those who have done some singing already.

Date:               Wednesday 2nd October 2019
Time:               6.30pm – 8.000pm
Cost:                £10

Alexander Technique 1-1 taster sessions

One to one introductory sessions, approx 25 mins. We will look at how you sit, stand and move, what causes pain or discomfort and how the Alexander Technique might help. Learn to ease the joints and lessen the tensions that build up in your daily life.

Date:               Thursday 3rd October 2019   with Pam Mason
 2.00pm – 6.00pm        Cost £8

Date:                Friday 4th October 2019     with Lesley Glover
Time:               1.00pm – 4.00pm       Cost: £8

Find your balance with Alexander Technique
with Lesley Glover

Do you worry about falling? Would you like to feel more balanced and confident in your movements? We will explore how Alexander Technique can help you improve balance and move with greater ease. All welcome.

Date: Friday 4th October 2019
Time: 10.30am – 12 noon                Cost: £10

Healthy Backs for Gardening Delight
with Mary Greene

Is gardening a pain in the neck?  Does digging do your back in?  Take the strain out of gardening with the Alexander Technique.  Learn to avoid tension habits that cause pain.  Find balance and ease as you weed, dig and barrow.

Date:               Saturday 5th October 2019
Time:               10.30am –12.00pm           Cost:  £12.00

To Book events with Mary Greene: 01904 414793 or 07940 070950
To Book events with Pam Mason:   01904 414640 or 07875 250491
To Book events with Lesley Glover: 01430 432986 or 07941 668026