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PAMELA BLANC is a Founding Director of The Alexander Training Institute of Los Angeles (A.T.I.-L.A), an AmSAT* approved teacher training school located in Santa Monica, California established in 1987. 

ATI-LA is owned and operated by Pamela Blanc, Lyn Charlsen Klein, Michael Frederick, Sydney Harris, Babette Markus, Frances Marsden and Jean-Louis Rodrigue.  

These individuals have each been teaching the Alexander Technique for over 35 years and represent a variety of backgrounds, having trained in San Francisco with Frank Ottiwell and Giora Pinkas, in London with Walter & Dilys Carrington, or in New York City with Judy Liebowtiz and others at ACAT-NY.  Additionally, all had the good fortune to have done post-graduate studies with first-generation teachers, teachers who trained with Mr. F.M. Alexander, including Dr. Wilfred & Marjory Barlow, Marjorie Barstow, Patrick Macdonald, Walter & Dilys Carrington, and Elisabeth Walker.

Prior to the founding of ATI-LA, Pamela assisted Mr. Frank Ottiwell at The Alexander Training Institute of San Francisco from 1983-1986. Presenty, in addition to being on the Board of Directors and a Senior Faculty member, Pamela oversees Continuing Education Programs for Alexander Technique Teachers at ATI-LA.  For more information about teacher training in Los Angeles visit www.ATInstituteLA.com

*The American Society for the Alexander Technique (AmSAT) is the largest professional organization of teachers of the Alexander Technique in the United States setting high standards for teacher training in the Alexander Technique ensuring that teachers have completed a three-year training program. This consists of a minimum of sixteen hundred hours of training. AmSAT members then augment their professional development by fulfilling continuing education requirements. Further, they agree to abide by the AmSAT code of professional conduct, and are affiliated with teachers all over the world who share these standards of training and professionalism.  For more information about Alexander Teacher Training in the United States visit www.AmSATonline.org and click teacher training.