In the Company of Support

Schedule and Registration


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July 27 
July 29
July 31
10:00- 10:30 Opening Circle   Reflections / Questions   Reflections / Questions
10:30-11:30 Tommy - Space is the Place   Debi - Knowing oneself and Alexander's faulty sensory appreciation   Bob - Finding the Field of Joy
11:45-12:30 Small Groups   Small Groups   Small Groups
12:30-2:00 Lunch   Lunch   Lunch
2:00-3:15 Victoria Heimer-McGinn - The Healthy Brain    Ariel Weiss - West Coast Swing     Reflections / Closing Circle
3:30pm **Private Lessons    **Private Lessons    **Private Lessons  
  **We can make accommodations scheduling your private lesson if you're in another time zone using Tuesday and Thursday if it's easier. 



Dr. Victoria Heimer-McGinn

is Assistant Professor of Psychology at Roger Williams University. She earned her PhD in molecular neuroscience from University College Cork in Ireland and received postdoctoral training in behavioral and cognitive neuroscience at both Brown University and Providence College. She has worked on projects related to spatial memory, spatial context, attention, aging, working memory, and transgenic technologies. Dr. Heimer-McGinn is passionate about outreach/advocacy and loves to spread her joy and enthusiasm for the brain. Born and raised in Puerto Rico, she is especially dedicated to increasing female and minority representation in STEM fields.  In 2019, she received The Next Generation Award from the Society for Neuroscience, which honors a neuroscientist who has made outstanding contributions to public communication, outreach and education about neuroscience.  She will be presenting insights on "The Healthy Brain"


Ariel Weiss

is ATI certified and has been teaching Alexander Technique in Philadelphia since 1988. In addition to her private practice, she coaches musicians at the Curtis Institute of Music and trains teachers at the Philadelphia School for the Alexander Technique. Previously she has taught as Adjunct Faculty at the University of the Arts, Allentown College and Pig Iron School for Physical Theatre. Ariel also co-produced the Freedom to Make Music Alexander Technique Conference for Musicians and has been guest faculty for the Santa Fe Opera  and teacher  training programs in Toronto, Tokyo and Osaka. She has presented at the Freedom to Act conference, ATI’s Annual General Meeting, the 11th International Congress for Alexander Technique and annually for World Voice Day at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. An inveterate mover, Ariel has a Master’s degree from Wesleyan University in Movement and Dance and has been active as a dancer and choreographer for most of her life. Most recently she has pursued her passion for West Coast Swing and Flamenco dance. For more info:





Workshop Fee - $300


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