The Alexander Technique Centre

Suite 110-809 W. 41st Ave Vancouver BC

Phone: 604 737 2818

AlexanderTechniqueCentre@gmail.com


The Alexander Technique is a practical, self-care, educational method for improving awareness, movement and posture. It provides the tools to recognize our habits and patterns of responses so that we can change them. It emphasizes the relationship of the head, neck and back which is fundamental to improved use of the body.


Gaby Minnes Brandes, Ph.D., has been a certified instructor of the Alexander Technique since 1988. She is the owner of the Alexander Technique Centre in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. She is the co-director of the Vancouver School of the Alexander Technique, a CANSTAT certified teacher training program. Gaby is a member of CANSTAT, STAT, AmSAT and ATI, and is the most recent Past President of the Canadian Society of Teachers of the Alexander Technique.


Upcoming workshops:

  • Invited presenter at the Alberta Music Conference. Introduction to Alexander Technique, and specific workshops for conductors, pianists and singers, Edmonton, October 25-27, 2018.
  • Invited workshop for faculty in MacEwan University Conservatory, October, 2018.
  • Workshops for musicians and Alexander teachers with Evangeline Benedetti, March 16, 2019
  • Flute Day with Rodrick Seed, Emma Shubin, Paul Hung, Alexandera Conway and Gaby Minnes Brandes, March 10, 2019
  • Pender Island Flute Retreat, with William Bennett, Lorna McGhee and Gwen Klassen & Gaby Minnes Brandes, June 2019