PAAT Alexander Technique
Teacher Profiles

Here are some of our teachers.

colin alexander PAAT member and Alexander Technique teacher

Colin Alexander

Colin Alexander (no relation) has been a member of PAAT for over 30 years. He has taught the Alexander Technique in a variety of settings, including private lessons and evening classes. He has also given presentations, demonstrations and talks to a variety of different audiences and is part of PAAT’s teacher training team.

Colin worked in IT for many years and subsequently took a degree in philosophy at the University of Warwick. In addition to his work in the Alexander Technique, he continues to pursue an interest in philosophy and the history of ideas.

​He is registered with CNHC and was part of PAAT’s team in the group which developed voluntary self-regulation for the Alexander Technique.

To contact Colin, go here.

victoria door Alexander Technique teacher and PAAT member

Victoria Door

Victoria Door PhD is a founder member of the Professional Association of Alexander Teachers and is part of PAAT’s teacher training team. Having worked as a secondary school teacher and then teacher-educator, Victoria has developed and teaches courses in the Alexander Technique for student teachers, as well as professional services and academic staff at the University of Birmingham and other institutions. Victoria currently teaches the Technique on-line. She is completing an MSc in Mindfulness at Bangor University, where her research is into the pedagogy of mindful movement. She is also researching and writing about the Alexander Technique for teachers and other performers with Rose Whyman. Victoria has published two books on education, and has co-written a chapter on John Dewey and the Alexander Technique with Clare Wilkinson.

​Door, V. & Wilkinson, C. (2018) The role of the educator’s disposition and mental processes in a student’s experience of democracy. In Dewey and Education in the 21st Century: fighting back. edited by Ruth Heilbronn, Christine Doddington, Rupert Higham, Emerald Publishing.

Victoria is registered with CNHC.

To contact Victoria, go here.

rose whyman Alexander Technique teacher and PAAT member

Dr Rose Whyman

Rose Whyman trained with the Professional Association of Alexander Teachers and is qualified to train teachers of the Alexander Technique. She teaches courses in the Alexander Technique and Performance at the University of Birmingham to drama students, student teachers and lecturers. She teaches  courses in the Alexander Technique to other students and staff at the University and in a variety of other settings including health professionals.  Her research is in study and practice of performer training, specifically the application of the Alexander Technique to performer training methods such as the Stanislavsky system. She has recently published a translation of Biomechanics for Instructors, By N.A. Bernstein, Springer (2020).

To contact Rose, go here.

PAAT Alexander Technique Teacher Profiles