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Marjorie Eagar

Marjorie (‘Chile’) Eagar, née Gray (1915–2008), British teacher of the Alexander Technique.

Marjorie Eagar lived in South America until the age of 16 when the family moved to Yorkshire. She trained as a Montessori teacher in 1932–34. After a series of lessons from Marjory Barlow she trained with Alexander 1946–48. Gray has been working as a school teacher as well as teaching the Technique. She married Geoffrey Eagar in 1956 and they moved to Wales (near Llanybri, Carmathenshire) in 1974, and later retired to Hampshire.

Some descriptions of her teaching are found in two obituaries.[1] [2]

Obituaries

‘Chile Eagar’ by John Edwards.[3]

‘Chile Eagar’, by Sally A. Tottle.[4]

Marjorie (‘Chile’) Eagar, née Gray, 1915 - †30 March 2008.

References

[1] ‘Chile Eagar obituary’ by John Edwards in STATNews vol. 6, issue 26, September 2008, pp. 25-26.
[2] ‘Chile Eagar obituary’ by Sally A. Tottle in STATNews vol. 6, issue 26, September 2008, p. 26.
[3] ‘Chile Eagar’ by John Edwards in STATNews vol. 6, no. 26 edited by Ann James (STAT, September 2008), pp. 25-26.
[4] ‘Chile Eagar’, by Sally A. Tottle in STATNews vol. 6, no. 26 edited by Ann James (STAT, September 2008), p. 26.