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 11-week trimesters each year.  Academic Calendar


Q: What does the teacher training cost?

A: Tuition is $29,160 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.

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