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Waltz Class News

The last waltz class had fun. One last session this spring. The next  6-week class runs March 27 thru May 1 from 7:oo-8:oo pm. Garnett teaches with assistance from friends like Rick Martin and Ken Mann. Register at www.Charlottesville.org/ParksandRec. The … Continue reading

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Happenings: Waltz and Qigong

Beginners’ Waltz Class March 27 – May 1, 2014 Thursdays 7:00 – 8:oo PM Jefferson School City Center, Carver Rec, 4th St NW, Cville. Local residents $54/NR $68 Open Waltz Events March 20 & May 22, 2014 Thursdays 6:oo – … Continue reading

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Sunday AT Classes

Whisper ahhh and smile! It’s Sunday! Come join Garnett. She teaches a drop-in class at Smith Aquatic and Fitness Center from 1-2 PM  every Sunday. Set the tone for your entire week with an hour of AT nourishment. Entrance fee is … Continue reading

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February First Fridays Special Event at ACAC

Passed Event Join a member and be a guest for free on February 7  at this ACAC special event — The February First Fridays Alexander Technique workshop with Garnett Mellen and Sara O’Hare. Want to feel lighter in Body and … Continue reading

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My Skeleton by Jane Hirschfield

My skeleton, you who once ached with your own growing larger are now, each year imperceptibly smaller, lighter, absorbed by your own concentration. When I danced, you danced. When you broke, I. And so it was lying down, walking, climbing … Continue reading

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ACAC First Friday Alexander Technique Class

FIRST FRIDAY ALEXANDER TECHNIQUE CLASS – DEC 6 ACAC Charlottesville, Albemarle Square Location If you aren’t an ACAC member, no problem, tag someone who is and come along. Join Sara O’Hare and Garnett Mellen for a class that will help … Continue reading

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Alexander Technique & Waltz, Together?

Though the Alexander Technique and American Folk waltz are not usually paired, while learning waltz I teach tools of the Technique. The way you choose to use yourself dictates your tensegrity. At a dance, manage yourself poorly and you may … Continue reading

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Classes & Events

Alexander Technique private lessons at the Medicine Wheel Building, 1114 East High Street, Charlottesville. For an appointment contact Garnett at the email address garnettmellen@embarqmail.com or call 434-244-0961.  Alexander Technique Drop In every Thursday 5:30-6:30 PM. Carver Rec Center. Proposed classes. If you don’t see it … Continue reading

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Quote from F.M. Alexander

It is my belief, confirmed by the research and practice of nearly twenty years, that man’s supreme inheritance of conscious guidance and control is within the grasp of any one who will take the trouble to cultivate it. that it … Continue reading

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Private Lessons with Garnett

The body is the physical vehicle through which we experience life. The Alexander Technique offers us a way to do the things we do with less tension. The aim is to move more beautifully. Group lessons are a great way … Continue reading

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