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F. M. Alexander Memorial Lectures

STAT (since 1960) and AmSAT (since 1993) have held annual F. Matthias Alexander Memorial Lectures. Below is a list of the lectures where known. In STAT’s early days there were no STAT newsletters (it first appeared in 1983) and the Alexander Journal was published irregularly, meaning that for a number of years it is not known who gave the lecture (or indeed if a lecture was given). STAT’s F. Matthias Alexander Memorial Lectures 1960: ‘Physiological gradients’ by A. Rugg-Gunn (1960?, no date, but the author says it is the first Memorial Lecture).[1] 1961:...
The International Congresses started in 1986 for the purpose of providing a forum for the exchange of knowledge and experience on the Alexander Technique, and are open to anyone interested in the Technique. They are typically attended by between 300 and 700 participants. The International Congresses were first run by Michael and Lena Frederick, later by independent Congress Directors by invitation of Michael Frederick, and are now run by Congress Directors, who are selected and supervised by the Alexander Technique Congress Association (ATCA, registered in Geneva, Switzerland). The...