Jill Payne BA MSTAT
In the mid-1990's I was suffering from debilitating stress-related illness. I had constant pain from knee injuries and RSI, and pain in my back, neck and limbs. Chronically fatigued and clinically depressed, I was too ill to live a normal life.
The Alexander Technique was the solution I found. The gentle touch of my teacher's hands guided my aching body back into balance and I began to feel better in every way. By releasing chronic tensions I found that my health and state of mind improved dramatically, and they continue to do so.
This experience inspired me to become an Alexander teacher and I completed the three-year training in July 2002. Since then I have been teaching full-time, giving training seminars for other teachers and helping my own students to discover the life-changing benefits for themselves.
Life puts pressure on us all but the Alexander Technique teaches you how to make the best of yourself.
Qualifications: In 2002 I completed the three year teacher training course accredited by The Society of Teachers of the Alexander Technique (STAT) www.stat.org.uk and I have enhanced CRB status for work with adults, children and vulnerable adults.
I was trained by a protégé of FM Alexander himself, and I continue to broaden and improve my skills and knowledge with regular post-graduate training.
Booking ID: 280717
The Alexander Technique is a learned skill which improves health, balance and co-ordination and is medically proven as a long term solution to back pain (BMJ 2008). This gently-paced course uses explanation, lying down, guided activities, hands-on work and discussion to explore the principles involved. Please bring comfortable clothing. Jill Payne, teaches the Alexander Technique in Beckenham.
Residential price: £245.00
Fantastic weekend, seemed to fly by and ended much too soon.
Our first visit here and we certainly feel we are going away with `rest and renewal`. We enjoyed the comfortable accommodation, had a lovely massage and the daily quiet times were also very special for us. January 2017
I enjoyed the company, the beautiful grounds and woodland, the lovely food, the kind service.
Everything. Lovely friendly staff. Good food. A cosy "feel at home" style place amongst trees and green, giving peace and calm. Surely would stay again! So close to Gatwick Int. Airport. That`s a real convenience for foreign travellers. November 2016
Wonderful and welcoming staff, who were very attentive and happy to help. Beautiful property with large clean rooms. This is a health retreat as well as b&b style accommodation, so no TV in the rooms or alcohol. Very close to the village for dinner or drinks though. October 2016
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