COMPANION

The Society of Teachers of the Alexander Technique (STAT)

The Society of Teachers of the Alexander Technique (STAT) was founded in the UK in 1958 or 1959 by Dr Wilfred Barlow, Marjory Barlow and Joyce Warwick.

Membership

The table below show membership numbers in the years 1981–87.[1]

Year

1981

1982

1983

1984

1985

1986

1987

U.K.

136

155

165

188

220

261

300

Overseas

85

106

123

192

226

287

355

Total

221

261

288

380

446

548

655

Publications

STAT publishes a newsletter, STATNews, for its members and a journal on the Alexander Technique, The Alexander Journal. For members it holds an annual conference.

STATNews

STATNews is STAT’s newsletter for its members. It was first issued in 1983, and is currently being published three times a year. For the first six issues the name was STAT Newsletter.

STAT Newsletter

Vol. 1, nos. 1–6 (1983–85), editor Adam Nott.

STAT News

Vol. 1, nos. 7–11 (1986–88), editor Adam Nott.

Vol. 2, nos. 1–3 (1989–90), editor John Hunter.

Vol. 3, nos. 1–4 (1990–91), editors Carolyn and John Nicholls.

Vol. 4, nos. 1– 20 (1991–1998), editor Malcom Williamson.

Vol. 5, nos. 1– 6 (1998–1999), editor Malcom Williamson.

Vol. 6, nos. 1–29 (2000–09), editor Ann James.

Vol. 7, nos. 1–5 (2010–11), editor Ann James.

Vol. 8, nos. 1–8 (2011–15), editor Jamie McDowell.

Vol. 9, nos. 1– (2015–), editor Jamie McDowell.

The Alexander Journal

The Alexander Journal was first issued in 1962. To date 26 issues have been published.

STATBooks

STATBooks was a mail order book shop run by STAT 1991-2002.[2] STATBooks is also the imprint of books published by STAT on the Alexander Technique. Since 1999 it has published the Congress papers of the International Congress of the F. M. Alexander Technique.

STAT Archives

STAT maintains an archive of material on the Alexander Technique and related subjects.

STAT is a member of the Alexander Technique Affiliated Societies (ATAS).

STAT is a Company Limited by Guarantee, registration no: 5533966.

Websites

See also Alexander Technique Affiliated Societies (ATAS).

References

[1] STATNews vol. 1, June 1988 edited by Adam Nott (STAT, June 1987), p. 10.
[2] ‘The decline and fall of STAT Books Ltd.’ by Jean M. O. Fischer in STATNews September 2002, vol. 6 no. 8 (STAT, 2002), p. 3.