Daily Schedule: Tuscany & Malibu

 

 

Daily Schedule for Tuscany

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The daily schedule is customized for each Retreat and is finalized just before a Retreat begins. The schedule below is a typical daily schedule. Times and application classes will be geared toward the groups needs. 
Day Time Class
Arrival Day
Day 1 1:30-5:30 Check-In & Orientation
5:15–6:30 Introduction to the Week & Alexander Technique, Yoga and Ayurveda Intro Group
7:00– Special Welcoming Dinner
8:00–9:00  
Daily Activities ~ tentative schedule
Days 2–5 7:00-8:00 Yoga Class
8:00–9:00 Breakfast
9:15–9:45 Alexander Technique Walkabouts (Apply A.T. to walking)
10:15–11:30 Alexander Technique Home Groups
11:30–12:30 Individual Alexander Lessons
12:30–1:30 Lunch at Villa Ducci
2:15–3:30 Ayurveda – “Creating a Healthy Lifestyle”- Talks on self-care, food as medicine, and working with the five sense therapies.
3:30-4:30 Alexander Technique  Specialty  Classes…for performers, public speakers, sports enthusiasts, yoga, swimming or walking. 

Choices may vary & include:

  • Working at your computer without Back Ache
  • Presentation Skills—How to talk in front of a group
  • Alexander Technique -Course 101 “Keeping it simple”
  • Performance Class:
    (Singers/Actors/Musicians/Dancers)
  • Everyday Activities – Sitting/Standing/Walking
  • “Whispered Ahs”- Coordinating Breath and Sound
  • Yoga, swimming, walking
  • Freeing our natural voice
4:30- FREE TIME to explore the beautiful town of San Gimignano.  Plus lounging by the poolside, making new friends and enjoying some quiet time
7:30 Dinner at Villa Ducci or at local restaurants
    Departure Day
Day 6 7:00–8:00 Yoga Class
8:00–9:00 Breakfast
9:30–10:00 Alexander Technique Walkabouts (Informal Work)
10:00–11:30 Alexander Technique Home Groups Lunch & Check Out
“Au revoir and safe travels!”
11:30–12:00 Closing circle with Q & A
  12:30–2:00 Lunch & Check Out
“Au revoir and safe travels!”

 

Daily Schedule for Malibu

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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 1:30-5:30 Check-In & Orientation
5:30–6:45 Dinner
7:00–8:00 Welcome and Introduction
8:00–9:00 Alexander Technique Home Groups
Daily Activities
Days 2–5 7:00-8:00 Yoga Class
8:00–9:00 Breakfast
9:30–10:00 Alexander Technique Walkabouts (Apply A.T. to walking)
10:00–10:30 Group Meeting with 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 Gelb Hour
3:30–4:30 Individual Alexander Lessons
4:45–5:30 Alexander Technique Specialty Classes…Choices may vary & include:

  • Computer without Back Ache
  • Presentation Skills—How to talk in front of a group
  • Breathing Coordination
  • Performance Class:
    (Singers/Actors/Musicians/Dancers)
  • Constructive Rest
  • Lengthening & Stretching
  • Breathing & Sounding
  • Everyday Activities
  • “Whispered Ahs”
  • “Whatever you thought, think again.”
  • Chair: What About Sitting & Standing
  • The Widening Back
  • Dart Procedures
  • 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
All Days 5:30–7:00 Dinner
Evening Activities
Days 2-4 7:30–9:00 Choices may include:

  • Alexander Technique Related DVDs
  • Games
  • Alexander Technique Panel Discussion
Day 5 8:00–Midnight Performance Night and Party on New Years Eve
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.