AUTHORS: Jane Toms
Jane Toms is an Alexander Technique teacher and a Chartered Physiotherapist.
Her Alexander Technique practice includes private pupils, working in occupational settings and university teaching.
As a physiotherapist she worked in clinical practice for 20 years, completed a Masters and moved into academia in 2001.
Her passion for working with dancers began when she collaborated with Natalie Garrett Brown in 2007. Their joint delivery of a Master’s module ‘Embodying Dance and Performance Practice’ led to a presentation at a performing arts conference in Melbourne 2012 on group learning in the Alexander Technique as a means of facilitating self-agency and reflexivity.
Jane is a Senior Lecturer in Physiotherapy at Coventry University.