Frequently Asked Questions
Q: How long is the Teacher Training Course?
A: The ATI-LA Teacher Training Course is a three-year program, with three 10-week trimesters each year. Academic Calendar
Q: What does the teacher training cost?
A: Tuition is $32,400 for the three-year Teacher Training Course.
Q: What do I have to do to apply for teacher training?
A: Download an application form from this website. Once you have completed and submitted your application, schedule a visit. This gives the prospective student an opportunity to experience a day on the course, to meet current trainees, observe the schedule firsthand and to meet some of the Faculty. Next, schedule an interview with a Senior Faculty. This is an opportunity to ask questions about the course and to discuss one’s interest in the Alexander Technique.
Q: Are there alternatives to the five-morning-a-week program?
A: In addition to in-person training Monday through Friday, ATI-LA offers a few online classes to supplement the training and to earn additional hours.
Q: How many students per teacher are there in class?
A: Abiding by the American Society for the Alexander Technique guidelines, our student-to-teacher ratio is 5:1.
Q: Do you have to be a graduate to start teaching?
A: ATI-LA’s enrollment agreement states that one does not teach or present oneself as a teacher of the Alexander Technique until certified by the course.
Q: Where do I find an Alexander Technique teacher?
A: There are listing of Alexander Technique teachers by state on the American Society for the Alexander Technique at AmSATonline.org. ATI-LA graduates are listed here.