Francesca aldridge Alexander Technique Brighton

Francesca Jane Aldridge

BSc, MSTAT, OCN accreditation

Some of the events that led to my becoming an Alexander Technique Teacher ........

Year Event
1950s I was named Francesca and then called Jenny. This confuses a lot of people.
1970s I graduated from Sussex University with a degree in Mathematics, with a side helping of Experimental Psychology.
1980s I worked with computers, sitting hunched at a desk while engrossed in the work.
1980'ish Fell down stairs, hurt my back, hobbled about, tried various things, a friend recommended Alexander Technique as a last resort. I stopped hobbling!
1990s I had a baby, didn't sleep for two years, realised my back was hurting again, and went back to the Alexander Technique as a first resort!
early 2000 Back to work with computers, stressed, developing RSI and back pain again.
2001 Another course of Alexander Technique, realising that what I really wanted to do was to to understand how it helped me, and to help others.
2005 - 2007 I trained at the Alexander Technique College of Sussex, becoming a qualified teacher registered with the Society of Teachers of the Alexander Technique (STAT) at the end of 2007, and gaining OCN accreditation in Alexander Technique.
2007-Now I teach privately from my home in central Brighton. In September 2013 I became the Assistant Director at the Brighton Alexander Technique College, training new AT teachers.

Myself presenting a talk on head balance at the Brighton Alexander Technique college