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About Mark

Mark teaches the Alexander Technique on faculty in the Capilano University Theatre program, and runs a successful private teaching practice where he helps people overcome health and performance challenges using the Alexander Technique.

He first discovered the Alexander Technique over 15 years ago when he used it to overcome a chronic pain related injury. Since then, a passion for learning and sharing the Alexander Technique with others has taken him on a long journey through the sciences, arts and performance, and healthcare.

He’s a certified Alexander Technique teacher (Alexander Technique Canada), and has worked in hospitals and rehabilitation clinics throughout Vancouver. He has a Master of Occupational Therapy (MOT, UBC), a bachelor of music (B.Mus), and has worked on research in the neurosciences studying how the brain learns movement (SFU). In addition, he represented the Canadian Society of Teachers of The Alexander Technique from 2015-18.

Having overcome a personal injury through the Alexander Technique, I care deeply that people who want to learn and apply the Alexander Technique to their own lives are able to discover the most dynamic, poised, and powerful versions of themselves.

Credentials

  • Certified Alexander Technique teacher, 2012-Present (Alexander Technique Canada) .

  • Adjunct Professor Capilano University: Acting for Stage and Screen Program, 2016-Present.

  • Master of Occupational Therapy from the University of British Columbia Faculty of Medicine, 2014.

  • Executive Co-Director of Alexander Technique Canada, 2015-2018.

  • Canadian representative for the International Alexander Technique Affiliated Societies, 2015-18.


Universities and Programs I've Taught

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