Mary Naden

Alexander Technique Instructor


Mary Naden is an ATI Certified teacher of the Alexander Technique who brings encouragement, sensitivity, commitment and an articulate energy to her work. She completed three years of training at the Philadelphia School for the Alexander Technique, apprenticed with Susan Cohen at Catholic University, and additionally trained with some of the finest teacher-trainers in the country. Her post-graduate coursework includes a six-month teacher course with John Nicholls, founder of ATNYC.

Mary saw Alexander Technique’s clear benefits in not only being a powerful embodiment of presence and vocal strength, but also as an effective tool in self-care to counter the effects of tension, strain and physical wear on the body. She is particularly interested in how the Alexander Technique can help people cope with or eliminate back, neck, jaw and joint pain.

As a faculty member at Catholic University, and frequent guest teacher for colleges and private organizations, Mary continues to study and refine her skills. She brings over 20 years of voice and movement teaching experience to her practice, informing her knowledge of how people move.

Mary has been with GWCIM for several years and she enjoys bringing Alexander Technique to the array of the Integrative Medicine modalities.  She has helped many patients to improve their quality of live and be happier.