Richard Brennan, Alexander Teacher, helping pupil to bend to lift an object in a healthy way

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Short Courses with Richard Brennan

A summary of forthcoming Introductory and Intermediate short courses led by Richard Brennan are given below. Please note that you are welcome to visit the college for intermediate training.
For courses run by other qualified teachers, see also the ISATT course page.

Dublin

22nd - 26th May 2017

Emmaus Centre

Lissenhall, Swords
Website: www.emmauscentre.ie
Alexander Technique Immersion
Residential Five Day Course
Starts Mon 10:00 AM, and ends Fri 2:30 PM
Cost: €525
Treat yourself to a residential Alexander Technique workshop over 5 days. Suitable for new people and those who have had some experience. Will include an individual session every day, from teachers and 3rd year students, as well as looking at everyday activities such as breathing and walking. All meals, tuition and accommodation included in the price.
About the Venue: A retreat and conference centre in a beautiful setting, with relaxed atmosphere, close to Dublin City.
To book, please contact venue - Tel: 01 8700050   Email: info@emmauscentre.ie


Wicklow

27th May 2017

Chrysalis

Greystones
Website: www.chrysalis.ie
Back In Balance
One Day Workshop
Starts Sat 10:30 AM, and ends 5:00 PM
Cost: €75
By using the Alexander Technique you will learn how to move with gravity, instead of against it, thus achieving greater ease of movement which will in turn affect your mental and emotional outlook on life; you will feel calmer, less stressed and therefore have a greater control of your own life.
About the Venue: The Chrysalis Centre is one of the longest established, respected and leading holistic retreat centres in Ireland. Chrysalis was founded and opened in 1989 as a centre for reflection and spiritual renewal. Venues in Co. Wicklow.
To book, please contact venue - Tel: +353 87 7798877   Email: peace@chrysalis.ie


Overseas

3rd - 10th June 2017

Cortijo Romero

S.L. Apartado de Correos 31, 18400 Orgiva, Granada, Spain
Website: www.cortijo-romero.co.uk
Change Your Posture, Change Your Life
Residential week-long workshop
Starts Sat 7:30 PM, and ends Sat 9:00 AM
Cost: £600
Fully residential week long course in a beautiful holiday centre in southern Spain.
£600 discount price is valid before 3rd December 2016. Full details here.
About the Venue: A breathtakingly beautiful alternative holiday centre like no other; in a magnificent Andalucian mountain setting; delightful accommodation and delicious healthy food.
To book, please contact venue - Tel: +44 1494 765775   Email: cr@cortijo-romero.co.uk


Dublin

7th - 8th October 2017

Emmaus Centre

Lissenhall, Swords
Website: www.emmauscentre.ie
Back In Balance
Workshop
Starts Sat 10:30 AM, and ends Sun 4:00 PM
Cost: €195
Introductory residential course. Cost is €145 non-residential. The Alexander Technique is a unique way of improving balance, posture and co-ordination. It can help prevent or dramatically alleviate backache, migraine, arthritis, insomnia, depression as well as the whole range of physical aches and pains that are common today. During the course we will explore everyday activities such as standing sitting, walking and working at a computer to see if we are causing too much tension in our muscles without realising it.
About the Venue: A retreat and conference centre in a beautiful setting, with relaxed atmosphere, close to Dublin City.
To book, please contact venue - Tel: 01 8700050   Email: info@emmauscentre.ie


Galway

14th + 21st October 2017

National University of Ireland, Galway

Newcastle, Galway
Website: www.nuigalway.ie/adulteducation/
Change Your Posture, Change Your Life
Two day workshop
Starts Sat 10:00 AM, and ends Sat 4:00 PM
Cost: €120
Two day introductory workshop (two separate Saturdays) for those new to the Technique.
About the Venue: Adult Training and Education Studies, National University of Ireland, Galway (NUIG)
To book, please contact Berna Morgan - Tel: 091 494055


Galway

24th - 26th November 2017

Esker Retreat Centre

Athenry
Website: www.redemptoristsesker.ie
Back In Balance Workshop
Residential weekend
Starts Fri 6:00 PM, and ends Sun 3:00 PM
Cost: €165
Back in Balance workshops are based on the Alexander Technique which is a unique way of improving balance, posture and co-ordination. It can help prevent or dramatically alleviate backache, migraine, arthritis, insomnia, depression and stress as well as the whole range of physical aches and pains that are common today. During the course we will explore everyday activities such as standing sitting, walking and working at a computer to see if we are causing too much tension in our muscles without realising it. This course will help you to improve posture and confidence as well as alleviate aches and pains and help you to move through life with greater ease and put your life back into balance.
(Lower cost of €90 for non-residential)
About the Venue: Esker is a well-known retreat centre in a monastic site run by the Redemptorists. The retreat centre is set in beautiful grounds, giving a feeling of peace and tranquillity. Close to Galway city.
To book, please contact Gearoid Mulrooney - Tel: 091 850361   Email: gmulesker@gmail.com