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Yvonne Becker

Yvonne Becker (1942?–2018), South African teacher of the Alexander Technique.

Yvonne Becker worked as a school teacher and librarian before training in the Alexander Technique. She trained as an Alexander Technique Teacher in Cape Town with Joyce Roberts and qualified in 1983. She then assisted Joyce Roberts in training teachers until 1987.

She was instrumental in establishing the South African Society of Teachers of the F. M. Alexander Technique (SASTAT) in February 1991 and was its Chair for several years.[1]

Obituary

  • ‘Following inspiration’ by Marguerite van de Merwe.[2]
  • Obituary in Cape Argus.[3]

Yvonne Becker *1942(?) – †18th November 2018.

References

[1] ‘Following inspiration’ by Marguerite van de Merwe in STATNews vol. 10, no. 1 edited by Jamie McDowell (STAT, January 2019), p. 32.
[2] ‘Following inspiration’ by Marguerite van de Merwe in STATNews vol. 10, no. 1 edited by Jamie McDowell (STAT, January 2019), p. 32.