FAQs

Penelope stands beside a poster in her studio at Alexander Technique

Penelope Carr, Alexander Technique teacher and qigong instructor

When do you give lessons?
Individual sessions are 40–45 minutes.
Monday to Friday: 8:00 am to 6:00 pm. Saturday: 9:30 am to 1:00 pm.
Small group sessions can be arranged.

 

How many lessons should I have?
You can start with two introductory sessions. During your first session you can discuss your needs with me and together we can determine the frequency of visits.
Twenty to thirty sessions spread over some months is usual.

What does it cost?
Introductory session of one hour costs $130:00.
Follow-up sessions costs $85.00
Certified health fund provider.
Concessions may be arranged.
Ask about health fund and workers’ compensation insurance rebates.

Do I need a doctor’s referral?
No. Even though many doctors, physiotherapists, chiropractors, feldenkrais practitioners and other health professionals refer their patients for sessions in the Alexander Technique, a referral is not necessary.