Also a dancer, Ann has many years experience of the mechanics of the body, working with singers, actors, dancers and musicians. Services include Osteopathy, laryngeal manipulation, breathing techniques, Floor-Barre work.
Based at Performance Physiotherapy, Pontypridd, Ben is an experienced physiotherapist providing injury assessment and diagnosis, injury rehabilitation and pain management to sports and creative professionals.
Performing arts and sports specialist physiotherapy, acupuncture, specialist vocal physiotherapy. Has experience working at BAPAM and in her own practice with many creative professionals and students.
Cathie first had Alexander Technique lessons whilst studying for a diploma in musical directing at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA). She found them extremely interesting and beneficial, and after developing R.S.I. through using a computer and playing the piano, she decided to re-train as an A.T. teacher to learn more about what was causing these issues and to eventually help others. She qualified in 2008 from a three year, STAT recognised training course at the Constructive Teaching Centre in London.
Cathie has a music degree, worked as a piano teacher and has played several instruments including the violin, flute and harp. She was Alexander Technique teacher for the European Union Youth Orchestra for five years and she now works with musicians, singers and creative practitioners in schools and colleges and at home.
Specialises in musicians and dance medicine including pre-hab injury prevention, rehabilitation, vocal problems – Laryngeal Manual Therapy, minimising risks in puppetry. Worked with many artists, including as physio for touring dance companies and West End productions. Now practising in Manchester and sees many RNCM and Northern Ballet School students.