Daily Schedule: Malibu

The daily schedule is customized for each retreat and is finalized just before a retreat begins. The schedule below is a typical schedule, though some of the application classes may vary.
Day Time Class
Arrival Day
Day 1 2:00-6:00 Check-In & Orientation
5:30–7:00 Dinner
7:00–8:00 Welcome and Introduction
8:00–9:00 Alexander Technique Home Groups
Daily Activities
Days 2–5 7:15-8:00 Wake Up with Awareness
8:00–9:00 Breakfast
9:30–10:00 Alexander Technique Walkabouts (Apply A.T. to walking)
10:00–10:30 Q & A and Theme
10:30–12:00 Alexander Technique Home Groups
12:00–1:00 Individual Alexander Lessons
12:00–1:15 Lunch
2:15–3:15 Practical Anatomy—How Do We Work?
3:30–4:30 Individual Alexander Lessons
4:45–5:30 Alexander Technique Specialty Classes…Choices may include:

  • Computer without Back Ache
  • Presentation Skills—How to talk in front of a group
  • Yoga and the Alexander Technique
  • Breathing Coordination
  • Performance Class:
  • Constructive Rest
  • Lengthening & Stretching
  • Breathing & Sounding
  • Everyday Activities
  • “Whispered Ahs”
  • “Whatever you thought, think again.”
  • Chair: What About Sitting & Standing
  • Tuscan Cooking Classes while applying the Alexander Technique
  • The Widening Back
  • Freeing Our Natural Voice
  • Alexander Technique—Course 101
  • Growing Older Without Looking Old…The Secrets of Good Posture
  • Working Out and Keeping Fit the smart way
  • “Authentic Movement” & “Contact Improvisation” from an Alexander perspective
All Days 5:30–7:00 Dinner
Evening Activities
Days 2-4 7:30–9:00 Choices may include:

  • Alexander Technique Related DVDs
  • Contra Dance
  • Alexander Technique Panel Discussion
Day 5 8:00–Midnight Performance Night and Party
Departure Day
Day 6 7:30–9:00 Breakfast
9:00–9:30 Alexander Technique Walkabouts (Informal Work)
9:30–10:00 Q & A and Round-up
10:00–12:00 Alexander Technique Home Groups
12:00–2:00 Lunch & Check Out
“Au revoir and safe travels!”

The schedule will vary depending on Faculty and Location.