Alexander Technique Canada
The Canadian Society of The Alexander Technique

Membership Benefits

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Membership Categories

Membership Categories
ATC supports the following membership categories

  1. Ordinary Members (Voting) 

  2. Non-voting Members
    (i) Associate Members
    (ii) Trainee Members
    (iii) Honorary Members


Ordinary (Teaching) Member

ATC full teacher membership, also know as 'Ordinary' membership, is available to teachers who meet the ATC certification requirements.  If you are already an ATC member and wish to renew your annual membership, please click here.

Benefits of teaching membership include:

  • Annual General Meeting  (AGM): Voting privileges and input into moving our profession forwards in Canada. The ATC AGM is held once per year and allows you to keep up to date with all ATC Council and Director functions, and provides an integral place to have your voice heard.

  • Website Teacher Listing: Each ATC member has their contact information displayed on the ATC website to provide the public with information on how to connect with your teaching practice.

  • Quarterly Newsletter: The ATC quarterly e-newsletter is a way for members to stay connected to Council and the teaching community in Canada. The newsletter features updates on ATC activities, professional development opportunities for members sponsored by ATC, updates on recent research, and more!

  • Office Administration: ATC Council is a volunteer-run Board that works hard to provide members with effective and helpful assistance throughout your teaching practice. In addition, the ATC Teacher Training Committee, Professional Conduct Committee, and other Representatives are here to support members with any questions or concerns. For a full list of committees and representatives go here.

  • Members Only Area: The Members area of the website is accessible only to ATC members.  This section contains:

    • Notification on professional development activities sponsored by ATC

    • Downloadable PDF version of ATC newsletters

    • Updates on Representative and Committee activities

    • Latest news from ATC Council

    • Downloadable trademark for website use

    • Additional resources to support your practice

  • Professional Liability Insurance:  Comprehensive professional liability insurance is available to ATC Ordinary Members through RES (Resomatic Educaiton Soceity) and Holman Insurance.  


Associate (Non-Teaching) Member

The non-teaching membership category is for former Ordinary Teaching Members who despite not currently teaching, wish to remain connected to the Alexander Teaching community, to support ATC and AT in Canada, and to avoid the process of full membership renewal when they want to join again. Associate membership is also available to those who are not Alexander teachers but are interested in ATC and supporting the Alexander Technique in Canada.Non-teaching members are non-voting and receive:

  • Decreased membership cost

  • Subscription to the ATC quarterly e-newsletter

  • Invitations to Workshops

  • Invitation to the AGM (Annual General Meeting)

  • Access to the members only area


Trainee Member

Students / trainees of ATC-certified training schools are eligible to join ATC following approval of their school director. Please see student membership requirements for further details. Student members are non-voting and receive:

  • Subscription to the ATC e-newsletter

  • Invitation to the AGM (Annual General Meeting)

  • Support from ATC Council, committee, and representatives during training

  • Updates regarding ATC-supported professional development opportunities open to trainees

  • Access to the members only area


Honorary Member

Honorary membership is awarded to those who have made a significant contribution to ATC and/or AT in Canada. Membership includes:

  • Subscription to the ATC e-newsletter

  • Invitation to Workshops

  • Invitation to the AGM (Annual General Meeting)

  • Recognition of support of the Alexander Technique in Canada on the ATC website


All members agree to abide by the by-laws and Code of Conduct of ATC.  Questions? Please contact ATC here.