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

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Photo of Betsy Polatin, presenter at the Alexander Technique Congress 2015

workshop: mon 10 aug | details

workshop: tue 11 aug | details

Betsy Polatin is a Master Lecturer at Boston University’s College of Fine Arts, where she pioneered a four year Acting/Alexander program for the acting conservatory. She is a graduate of two, three year AT certification courses, and has done extensive postgraduate studies. Her background includes forty years of movement education and performance, as well as training in music, yoga, meditation, and the healing arts. Her work is greatly influenced by Carl Stough’s breathing coordination principles and Peter Levine's somatic experiencing theory.

Betsy's book, The Actor's Secret, featured on a news segment for ABC TV and Fox news, combines the principles of The Alexander Technique, Breathing Coordination, and Somatic Experiencing. She also has had numerous articles published in the Huffington Post.

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