Sydney Harris

Alexander Technique Teacher/Teacher Trainer

5350 Woodbury St
Ventura, CA 93003
United States
(805) 218-6628


Sydney Laurel Harris trained as an actor and creative drama teacher earning a Theater from the University of Minnesota. She was subsequently certified at the American Center for the Alexander Technique (A.C.A.T.) in San Francisco, 1977, where she continued as an assistant trainer for seven years.  Although her primary teachers were Frank Ottiwell and Giora Pinkas, she had the opportunity to do post-graduate work with Marjorie Barstow, Patrick Macdonald and Walter and Dilys Carrington.  Sydney has taught the Technique in a variety of settings, from pain clinics in San Francisco and Oxnard, CA, numerous academic and arts institutions, including the music department of the University of California at Santa Barbara (UCSB),The Music Academy of the West, and Parallax Studios for actors.  Sydney is a co-director, founding Board member and senior faculty member of the Alexander Training Institute of Los Angeles, a three-year teacher training course in the Alexander Technique. Additionally, she teaches privately in Santa Monica, Thousand Oaks and Ventura, CA.

Movement Specialties:

Alexander Technique

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