Andover Educators
Laury Christie

Laury Christie

B.M. University of Michigan
M.A. University of Missouri
Certified Teacher of the Alexander Technique 1988
(Affiliated with ATI)
Licensed Andover Educator, 2011

Region: Southern United States
Home State: South Carolina
Available for:  * individual lessons * workshops

As a classical vocalist, Laury Christie brings to somatic education an extensive international background in opera, concert and recital and many years of teaching as a tenured Professor and area coordinator of the voice faculty at the School of Music University of South Carolina. She was awarded the highly coveted Innovative Teaching and Research Grant to be trained and certified in the Alexander Technique.

She developed the first Alexander Technique course to be integrated into a music program of studies at a major southern university as well as being the first Alexander Teacher in the State of South Carolina and first Licensed Andover Educator.

She was fortunate to be trained and certified in the Alexander Technique by Aileen Crow in New York City. Additional studies with some of the world’s other leading teachers include Marjorie Barstow, Barbara Conable, Alex and Joan Murray. She has presented workshops and master classes in the Midwest, Southeast USA, Italy and at NATS, VASTA, MENC, MTNA. She continues to teach Alexander Technique and Body Mapping at the USC School of Music and workshops in the Southeast.

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“Inspiring and informative sessions. The students have been commenting as to how informative and how much fun it was.”

Jane Dillard, Past National Pres. NATS,Professor of Voice, Dept. of Music, University of North Carolina-Charlotte