Masters Series 2018/19

CAS will be hosting a year of internationally renowned Master Alexander Teachers in Portland OR throughout 2018 & 2019, culminating in the first-ever gathering of the Alexander Alliance International in Portland in Summer 2019. 

This unique opportunity allows you to study with the world’s top teachers, right in your home town.  Join us for one workshop or the entire series.  All courses offer CEU’s for most professions.      

If you attend a Masters Series Event, you will receive:

  • 20% off a package of lessons with local Alexander Technique Teachers Lyra Butler-Denman, Rebecca Harrison, and Linda K Johnson*
  • 2 days of training at the Contemporary Alexander School, free of charge*
  • 5% off the Alexander Alliance International Summer Event, held in the Portland area, for each Masters course you attend!

                              *Each offer may only be used once per person.


Click on Workshop for more details and to register.


SEPTEMBER 22 & 23, 2018

Calming Down/Waking Up

a weekend with AAI Co-Director/AAGermany Director Bruce Fertman


OCTOBER 20 & 21, 2018

The High Arts: The Art of Group Teaching & The Art of Touch

2 one day workshops with AAI Co-Director/CAS Director Robyn Avalon


NOVEMBER 17 & 18, 2018

Thinking Body, Moving Mind

a weekend with AAI Co-Director/CAS Director Robyn Avalon


JANUARY 12 & 13, 2019

The Beauty in the Beast:  Alexander-Based Tango

a weekend workshops with AAI Senior Faculty Margarete Tüshaus


MARCH 9 & 10, 2019

Sacred Geometry of the Body:  

The 5 Elemental Shapes / Bowls & Domes

2 three hour workshops with AAI Co-Director/CAS Director Robyn Avalon


March 16 & 17, 2019

Embodying Gender

a weekend of workshops for the queer/trans/gender-fluid community

led by AAI Co-Director/CAS Director Robyn Avalon


MAY 18 & 19, 2019

Living by Choice: Releasing Yourself from the Habit of Who You Have Become

a weekend with AAI Co-Director/CAS Director Robyn Avalon



JULY 31 – Aug 4, 2019

Annual Alexander Alliance International Summer Retreat

a week of Team Teaching with AAI Directors Robyn Avalon, Bruce Fertman, Sakiko Ishitsubo, Midori Shinkai, and Margarete Tüshaus at Still Meadow Retreat Center, just outside Portland