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Movement Mindfulness: Introduction to the Alexander Technique

Norris Mini Courses
Northwestern Room
Monday, Oct 7, 2019 at 7:00 PM (CT) to Monday, Nov 25, 2019 at 8:30 PM (CT)

Movement Mindfulness: Introduction to the Alexander Technique

Instructor: Sarah Mayhan


Mondays, 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.


Dates: October 7, 14, 21, 28, November 4, 11, 18, 25





Learn the principles of the Alexander Technique to increase mindfulness in your everyday movements and strengthen your mind-body connection in this class with AmSAT certified teacher Sarah Mayhan. A method of postural awareness, the Alexander Technique is known for helping performing artists sustain their energy and physical presence onstage. By addressing and changing physical habits, it helps combat the everyday physical stresses caused by hunching over desks, computers, and smartphones. Whether searching to gain confidence in public speaking or feeling less stressed at the end of the day, this course offers practical help to bring ease into your daily life. Class will be taught with verbal instruction and gentle, respectful, hands-on guidance through movement.



Subsidy (Grant) Assistance for Enrolling in Mini Courses


Current Northwestern students may apply for a subsidy online at www.minicourses.org. Please submit applications by Sunday October 6th. Grant Assistance range from $35-25 off a 4-8 week course.



Information is subject to change. Look for more complete descriptions at www.minicourses.org. No one 15 years of age or under may participate. All enrollment adjustments are handled by the Mini Course Program.


All Mini Courses are 4 to 8 weeks long, unless otherwise listed. You must attend the first class, or you may be dropped from the course without refund. You will receive an email with the location information before the first class. Due to unforeseen circumstances, classes may be cancelled, but may be rescheduled to an additional week. Refunds are not given for any missed or rescheduled classes and classes canceled due to low enrollment. Students may not switch between A and B sections. You must attend the section you are enrolled in.


WITHDRAWAL POLICY

Refunds for most Mini Courses may be given, minus a $20.00 withdrawal fee, if requested prior to the first class session. The withdrawal fee for the Watercolor Course is $42.00. No refunds will be provided if a withdrawal is requested after the first class session. 

The withdrawal fee may be purchased on this website by selecting Mini Course Cancellation Fee. No other cancellation fee purchased on this website will be accepted to withdraw from a Mini Course. The Mini Courses Program does not issue full or partial refunds for lack of attendance or indifference to the course curriculum. You may contact the Mini Course office at minicourses@u.northwestern.edu.



Check minicourses.org for the most up-to-date course listings and information. Email Mini Courses with any specific questions and concerns. minicourses@u.northwestern.edu

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Norris University Center, 1999 Campus Drive Evanston, IL 60208

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