My name is Ruth Hommelsheim. I'm a qualified teacher of the Alexander Technique and a teaching member of The Society of Teachers of the Alexander Technique (STAT).

I’m a professional photographer and visual artist presented in many exhibitions over many years. My search for solutions to severe and frequent headaches I had since childhood finally led me to the Alexander Technique.

After a course of lessons in Berlin I wanted to learn more and came to London to start the 3-year training with Anthony Kingsley at the Alexander Teacher Training School (ATTS). It was an intense process of self-development and integration, as well as learning how to teach the technique and accompany others in their process.

During my training with Anthony Kingsley, a strong emphasis was placed on a trauma-informed and emotionally literate Alexander Technique. This approach takes into account the potential impact of adverse experiences on an individual's well-being and involves creating a safe and respectful environment where individuals feel heard and empowered. It is a personalised approach that recognises the importance of treating the whole person, not just their symptoms and involves a partnership between the teacher and the individual.

I’m passionate about the holistic and non-invasive approach of unlearning long-standing habits and patterns of reaction to current and past challenges, that manifest as physical pain or emotional stress. I believe the Alexander Technique is a true skill for life. Everyone can benefit from it. It's for people from all walks of life, regardless of their age or condition. And it can help improve your overall quality of life!