Alexander Technique summer week, 6-12 July 2024, North-East France

Treat yourself to some time for yourself, stunning nature and wonderful food in the beautiful small village of Fontaines St.Clair in the North-East of France.

Find more relaxation in your body, stillness and better coordination in activities like walking, bending, swimming, computer/desk work and much more!
Do you prefer running/swimming? Or do you want to work mainly with your musical instrument? It’s all possible. Participants can bring in their own preferred activities.

You will receive four individual lessons and nine group workshops on different subjects.

“Participating in the Alexander technique summer week with Maaike and Doris has made me much more conscious of my patterns and habits in how I move. It has inspired me to find ways to move with more ease and freedom. A wonderful week with two very engaged and inspiring teachers!” – Anthony, musician, participant 2020

“It felt like a rebirth!” – Liesbeth, participant 2022

Teachers: Maaike Aarts en Doris Hochscheid

Meals: All meals are fresh, delicious, colourful, vegetarian and organic. The food in Fontaines is always excellent!

How do I get there? Fontaines St.Clair is a very small village located 45 km below the Belgian city Virton, and 30 km above the French town Verdun. It’s a 4,5 hour drive from Amsterdam. If you travel by train from the Netherlands you need to travel to Virton. From Paris you take the train to Verdun, from where you will be picked up. There is also a Flix bus between Maastricht and Verdun.

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Costs: The total price includes course fee, all meals and housing and will be between € 990 en € 1350 depending on the chosen accommodation. Travel costs and alcoholic drinks are not included.

Do you want to take part or do you have a question? Please contact me by sending an e-mail to: