Maria Weiss

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Dr. Maria Weiss is a certified Alexander Technique teacher (AmSAT 2001 – ATVD 2006 – ATI 2013) and founded the Weiss Institute together with her husband, Dr. Joseph Weissenberg, in Schäftlarn/Bavaria/Germany. Originally trained at the Alexander Technique Training Center by Ruth Kilroy in Boston, she later finished a two-year postgraduate training program with Rivka Cohen. Maria attended many master classes in Alexander Technique including those given by Shmuel Nelken, Cathy Madden, Tommy Thompson, Jessica Wolf and many more. Maria studied music, focusing on flute and voice, at the Mozarteum Salzburg and Boston University (DMA), finishing with her dissertation The Alexander Technique and the Art of Teaching Voice. In 2013 she opened a program for training Alexander Technique teachers, the Bavarian Alexander Technique Center (BATC). Since 2013 she also has been consistently translating articles for ATI into German and since 2016 she has been a member of the Ethics Advisory Committee. She regularly leads workshops in Alexander Technique, maintaining a busy private studio specializing in Alexander Technique and performing arts, and lately also in Alexander Technique and holistic vision.

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  • Training School: Bavarian Alexander Technique Center (BATC)
  • First Language: German
  • Second Language: English