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Grant Ragsdale
As of 20th March on the recommendation of my governing body I have ceased work until further notice.

Please feel free to contact me by phone or email if you feel I can be of any assistance.

My best wishes to all of you in these trying times.


Important notice

Whilst normal lessons and courses aren’t happening at the moment, online courses are available and free of cost to Leeds residents. If you go to www.swarthmore.org.uk you can follow the link to enrol on an Alexander Technique taster session.

Below are links to some videos that you may find useful.  They are not really meant for beginners but I don’t think you’ll come to any harm if you haven’t had experience in the Technique.

Recorded 29th July – for helping to unite the mind and the body

The Cycles

Recorded 19th July

Sitting Directions

Recorded 10th June

Fundamental theory

 Recorded 2nd June – great for improving balance

Foot on Book

Recorded Wednesday 20th May

Sunning and Palming

Recorded Tuesday 5th May – probably the best one for beginners

Lying in Semi-Supine

Recorded Wednesday 29th April

Monkey Seat of Chair

Recorded Monday 20th April

Anchoring the Eyes

Recorded Saturday 11th April

Whispered Ahh

Recorded Saturday 4th April.

Standing to Sitting

Now have a cup of tea or coffee and a nice piece of cake.

I qualified as an Alexander teacher in 1994 after 3 years training.
Since then I have been teaching the Technique to the general public in Leeds and Hebden Bridge.
For many years I have also taught the Technique to music students at Leeds College of Music.

If you want more information about learning the Alexander Technique in West Yorkshire, please click on a link below.

Lessons in Leeds
for details of individual and group classes in the Leeds area.

Lessons in Hebden Bridge
for details of individual and group classes in the Hebden Bridge area.

One Day Courses and Special Events
for information on Introductory Days and special events.

What is the Alexander Technique?
for information about the Alexander Technique in general. This includes a link to a short video about using the Technique in educational settings.

Teacher training

for information about training to become and Alexander Technique Teacher.

Some other addresses
for addresses of organizations which you may find useful.