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Alexander Technique Center in Wellness section of Washington Post
Alexander Technique Center featued in Washington Post Wellness section. Photo of lesson.


Alexander Technique Intensives

Alexander Technique lesson with teacher Marian Goldberg


Marian's Intensives have been pivotal weeks in my understanding and practice of Alexander Technique. While I've been enjoying all the benefits that come with weekly lessons, I've made exponential progress during the Intensives. The experience of daily lessons is so transformative, I do whatever I can to participate in the Intensives every time they are offered.
–Aaron Goldman
Principal Flute, National Symphony Orchestra

I participated in one of Marian's intensives, and the results were striking. My weekly lessons had produced steady improvements in my posture, ease of motion, and comfort with everyday tasks. The intensives greatly accelerated these improvements. I was able on each consecutive day to improve immediately upon what we had accomplished the day before, At the conclusion of the fifth day, my footsteps felt lighter, I found myself gliding deftly into the driver's seat of my car (a move that is normally clumsy and awkward for me), and my wife even told me that I looked taller! Marian's intensives are a must for anyone who has found success with AT and wants to feel even better.
–Keith Anderson, Teacher
Washington, DC

Alexander Technique lesson with F. M. Alexander

Photo © 2010 The Society of Teachers of the Alexander Technique, London




Alexander Technique lesson with F. M. Alexander

Photo © 2010 The Society of Teachers of the Alexander Technique, London




Alexander Technique lesson with F. M. Alexander

Photo © 2010 The Society of Teachers of the Alexander Technique, London




Alexander Technique lesson with F. M. Alexander
Photo © 2010 The Society of Teachers of the Alexander Technique, London

Back when F. Matthias Alexander was teaching his Technique, people would often take half-hour private lessons five days a week for a month or more (per F. M. Alexander's requirement). This worked very well, as having private lessons on a daily basis provides for more in-depth learning and improvement. Daily lessons are still the most beneficial and efficient way to learn the Alexander Technique. Following this tradition, the Alexander Technique Center offers intensives taught by Marian Goldberg: daily half-hour lessons over the course of one to five weeks at special reduced rates.

Late Spring and Early Summer 2024 Intensives

Five-Lesson (One Week) Intensives
Five lessons over the course of five or six days:
May 22 - May 27
May 29 - June 3
June 5 - June 10
June 12 - June 17
June 19 - June 24
June 26 - July 1
July 3 - July 8
July 10 - July 15
July 17 - July 22
July 24 - July 29


Ten-Lesson (Two Weeks) Intensives:
May 29 - June 10
June 12 - June 24
June 26 - July 8
July 10 - July 22


15-lesson (Three Weeks) Intensives:
May 22 - June 10
June 12 - July 8
July 10 - July 29


20-lesson (Four Weeks) Intensives:
May 1 - May 27
May 22 - June 17
June 19 - July 15


25-lesson (Five Weeks) Intensives:
May 15 - June 17
June 19 - July 22


Space is limited for intensives. To sign up for a series or for more information, contact the Alexander Technique Center: phone 703-821-2920 or e-mail

Marian Goldberg

Alexander Technique Teacher Marian Goldberg in Posture article
Alexander Technique Center featured in Posture article. Sitting at computer picture.

Marian Goldberg maintains a private Alexander Technique teaching practice in the Washington, D.C. area and is the Director of the Alexander Technique Center's Teacher-Training Program. Marian began studying the Alexander Technique in 1978. After working with a variety of interpretations of the Technique from 1978 to 1980, she went on to study with Joan and Alexander Murray at the Urbana Center for the Alexander Technique in 1980. Marian graduated from the Urbana Center’s intensive teacher-training program in 1983, fulfilling the three-year daily training standards established by F. Matthias Alexander, the creator of the Alexander Technique. In addition, Marian completed two years of advanced training at the Urbana Center. She has been teaching the Technique since 1983 and is certified by both the Society of Teachers of the Alexander Technique (STAT), UK, and the American Society for the Alexander Technique (AmSAT). Marian has also studied with teachers directly trained by F. Matthias Alexander: Walter Carrington, Peggy Williams, and Marjorie Barstow. She has taught classes and workshops in the Technique for colleges and universities and for a number of organizations, including the United States Marine Band, the Vocal Studies Program at George Mason University, and the University of Illinois. Her articles have appeared in several publications, including The Alternative Health Sourcebook and Natural Awakenings magazine. Marian has developed several web sites: "Alexander Technique: The Insiders’ Guide," "John Dewey and the Alexander Technique" and "The Alexander Technique for Musicians." She is the editor of Beginning from the Beginning: A Conversation with Joan and Alexander Murray. Marian has also been certified as a Feldenkrais® Practitioner and has trained in Cranio-Sacral Therapy.

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