Wes Howard has been a certified practitioner of the technique since 1994 and has served on the board of the American Society of the Alexander Technique (AmSAT).
Wes concentrates on his private Alexander practices in Urbana, Bloomington and Peoria. As a Senior teacher of the Technique, he also gives Continuing Education workshops to teachers of the Alexander Technique and guest teaches on Teacher Training courses around the country.
Wes trained with Joan Murray at the Urbana Center for the Alexander Technique from 1991-94 and at The Alexander Foundation in Philadelphia from 1989-90. Wes has extensive post graduate training with Joan Murray and completed John Nichol's Post Graduate Training program in 2006. He has studied the major lineages of the Alexander Technique - Carrington, Macdonald and Barstow. As a classical guitarist, he received his Bachelor of Music from the University of North Texas and his Master of Music from the University of Michigan.
Wes has taught classes and private lessons in the technique at the University of Illinois, Illinois State University, Illinois Wesleyan University, Columbia University, Bradley University, Parkland College, Heartland College, Park Districts in Champaign, Peoria and Bloomington, Proctor Hospital in Peoria, Bromenn Hospital in Bloomington, the Hult Health Education Center, the Conductors Guild Workshop, the American String Teachers Association String Fest, the Illinois Summer Youth Music camp, and at the Bayview Music Festival in Michigan. He has intensively studied other complementary disciplines including Tai Chi, vocal technique, developmental movement, nutrition and techniques in motivation and self presentation.
Center for Conscious Learning and Movement
Alexander Technique with Wes Howard
“Together with improved physical and mental health, I have found that the Alexander Technique has brought about a general heightening of consciousness on all levels.”
Aldous Huxley, Novelist, author of Brave New World
Wes Howard, M.A., AmSAT