“I never thought I could learn so much about myself.”

— Celio da Silveira,
2005 graduate


Covid 19 Update:

ATI-LA is currently teaching seminars & classes online. We will resume in-person teaching as soon as it is deemed safe to do so. The health and wellbeing of our trainees, visiting teachers, and faculty is our highest priority. We wish you good health and we look forward to seeing you in the near future.

Please contact us at hello@ati-la.com.

Teacher Training in the F. M. Alexander Technique

The Alexander Training Institute of Los Angeles (ATI-LA) offers opportunities for learning, whether you are new to the Alexander Technique, are continuing your AT education or wish to become a certified Teacher of the F.M. Alexander Technique.

Based on Alexander’s principles, the courses of study encourage individual creativity and exploration of personal growth by learning to identify, evaluate and change unwanted habit patterns of thought & movement and finding more natural coordination. 

The Alexander Training Institute of Los Angeles (ATI-LA) offers a vibrant Training that has inspired the public and a thriving community of AT teachers.

The three-year training, leading to certification as a teacher of the F.M. Alexander Technique epitomizes the AT principles with excellence in pedagogy. 

ATI-LA supports inclusivity and welcomes diversity.

Come Learn with us!


The dedicated ATI-LA faculty represents varied training backgrounds and extensive professional experience, offering an exceptionally rich, dynamic course.

The Alexander Training Institute of Los Angeles was incorporated in 1987 by Pamela Blanc, Lyn Charlsen Klein, Michael Frederick, Sydney Harris, Babette Markus, Frank Ottiwell, Jean-Louis Rodrigue, and Judith Stransky to collectively establish and manage an Alexander teacher training school in Southern California. Frances Marsden joined our Senior Faculty and Board of Directors in 2000 and Meg Jolley joined the Board of Directors in 2020. Frank Otiwell is deceased, Judith Stransky is retired, and Jean-Louis Rodrigue, while still very active as an AT teacher, Film director and Consultant, has retired from ATI-LA.

ATI-LA is licensed by the state of California’s Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education and meets all the requirements for professional training as stipulated by the American Society for the Alexander Technique (AmSAT), the largest professional organization of teachers of the Alexander Technique in the United States.

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