Participants at a workshop at the Alexander Technique 9th International Congress 2011

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Photo of Babette Markus, presenter at the Alexander Technique Congress 2015

workshop: mon 10 aug | details

Babette Markus is a founding member of the Alexander Training Institute of Los Angeles (ATI-LA).

She currently teaches the Alexander Technique in the School of Theater at both the University of Southern California and at California Institute of the Arts in Valencia, where she has also taught in the Schools of Music and Dance.

Babette Markus has a specialty in working with people with repetitive strain injuries, including musicians, athletes, and computer users. She taught 'Ergonomics and Alexander Technique' and 'Alexander Technique for Fitness Instructors' at UCLA Extension for many years.

She holds a degree from the University of California, Berkeley, and a Certificate from the American Center for the Alexander Technique (ACAT, 1979), New York City. She completed a year-long (2006-7) post-graduate course, The Art of Breathing, taught by Jessica Wolf of Yale University. She is past President of the American Center for the Alexander Technique, West, and member of AMSAT.

Babette has extensive dance and movement background. She lives and has a private practice in Los Angeles on the Westside.

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