Welcome to my
Alexander Technique practice
in Amsterdam IJburg

My name is Maaike Aarts and I’ve been teaching the Alexander Technique since 2002.

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Apart from teaching individual lessons, I also give workshops and organise retreats.

Would you like to take part in a workshop with other enthusiastic Alexander Technique students and go more deeply into a specific topic?
Or are you interested in a wonderfully relaxing Alexander Technique retreat?
Click here for the workshop page.

Why Alexander Technique?

Frequently mentioned benefits are:

  • relief and prevention of neck-back-shoulder-pain, joint pain and RSI
  • more inner calm, less stress
  • release of unnecessary tension
  • full, free effortless breathing
  • efficient, easy, supple movement
  • better learning and improved concentration
  • self confidence, mental strength
  • easily balanced, tense-free sitting and standing

The Alexander Technique will show you how to:

  • change and prevent unhelpful habits
  • expand your self-awareness
  • respond more consciously to life’s stimuli
  • re-coordinate unhelpful movement patterns
  • improve performance in music, dance, drama, sport
  • improve the use of your voice
  • improve concentration, focus, mindset
  • prevent injuries
  • be more calm, balanced and energetic
  • support yourself during pregnancy and childbirth

Do you want to know more about the Alexander Technique? Watch my video ‘What is Alexander Technique?’:

Pedro Raposo, double bass player academy Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra

Maaike is a wonderful teacher and an inspiring person! I have been attending her lessons for about 1 year and my general well being improved immensely since then. Thanks to her guidance I also feel closer to reach my full potential while learning and performing as double bass player.

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