Welcome to MATTS

The Regional Centre for the Alexander Technique

A centre of excellence offering:

First-class professional training for teachers

Short intensive courses for members of the public

Postgraduate training for qualified AT teachers

Continuous Professional Development (CPD)

MATTS is a long-established, internationally known and affiliated, STAT-recognised first-class training course for teachers of the Alexander Technique.

Our three year course leads to Certification by the Society of Teachers of the Alexander Technique (STAT) and also by the Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council's UK Register of practitioners. It is also possible to train part-time over a longer period.

MATTS Alexander Technique group photo

We are currently accepting applications. Our training schedule is flexible, to meet the needs of the individual.

We encourage visits to the Training Course by:

  • Private Students: intensive work for serious students wishing to deepen their experience and understanding of the Technique.

  • Prospective Trainees: one day to one week visits for an opportunity to experience being in our training course.

  • Postgraduate Students: advanced training.

  • Qualified Teachers: an opportunity to develop your skills in a supportive and friendly environment (CPD).

With a wide range of possibilities for individual study, professional training and postgraduate development, we should be able to come up with a plan that will work well for you.