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

— Celio da Silveira,
2005 graduate


Teacher Training in the F. M. Alexander Technique

The Alexander Training Institute of Los Angeles (ATI-LA) offers the finest standard of teacher training in a stimulating and supportive environment. The three-year training, leading to certification as a teacher of the F.M. Alexander Technique encompasses both professional and personal development. Based on Alexander’s principles, the course of study encourages individual creativity and exploration. You will develop and learn to teach a sophisticated level of self-observation and a refined experience of natural coordination and functioning. In a safe and supportive environment, you will learn to identify, evaluate and change habitual patterns of thought and movement.

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

Come learn with us!


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 program in Southern California. Frances Marsden joined our Senior Faculty and Board of Directors. Frank Ottiwell and Judith Stransky have 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.

Current Schedule


State Approval


ATI-LA studio photo