Nada Diachenko

About Nada
About the Technique
Art of Breathing
Lessons & Workshops

Alexander Technique and Somatic Study Resume -
Training, Certification and Study

The Alexander Technique

Jessica Wolf's Art of Breathing & the Alexander Technique, 60-hour post-graduate teacher certification Jan 2014
AmSAT (American Society for the Alexander Technique) Certificate awarded Jun 2000
Alexander Technique Institute (1996-99)
3 yr. teacher training course, Boulder, CO
Completion of 1600 hr. teacher certification program
Nov 1999

Post Graduate Studies in the Alexander Technique

Frances Marsden
Co-director ATILA
3 hr. workshop
Denver, CO
Oct 2013
Bob Britton 20 hr. workshop
Denver, CO
Oct 2011/12
Joan and Alex Murray 1-week post grad study
Urbana Center for the Alexander Technique
Apr 2011
Missy Vineyard 2.5 hr. workshop
Boulder, CO
Jul 2009
Anne Battye, Bob Britton, Yehuda Kuperman, Shelly Senter AGM National Conference   
San Francisco, CA
Jun 2009
Sumi Komo 2 hr. workshop
Boulder, CO
May 2008
Pamela Blanc 2 day workshop
Denver, CO
Oct 2007
Lucia Walker 2 day workshop
Denver, CO
Nov 2006
John Nicholls 3 day workshop
Denver, CO
Oct 2005
Joan & Alex Murray 1 week intensive, UCAT
Champagne-Urbana, IL
May 2004
Pedro DeAlcantara 3 day workshop
Denver, CO
Mar 2009
Shelly Senter 2 hr. workshop
Boulder, CO
Feb 2004
Judith Stern 2 day workshop
Denver, CO
Dec 2004
Lyn Charlson 2 day workshop
Denver, CO
Oct 2003
Sumi Komo 3 hr. workshop
Boulder, CO
July 2002
Joan & Alex Murray 2 day workshop,
Denver, CO
Oct 2002
Michael Frederick 3 day workshop
Denver, CO
Oct 2001
Giora Pinkas 2 day workshop
Denver, CO
Oct 2000

Other Studies

Ideokinesisis Irene Dowd
Boulder, CO
May 2012
Pilates Tambre Manno
Boulder Body works
Boulder, CO
Alexander Technique Sumi Komo & Colin Egan
Private lessons
Boulder, Colorado
Kinetic Awareness Elaine Summers
2 wk course, Boulder, CO
  Private study 1986-87
Pilates Pilates Center,
Boulder, CO
Ideokinesis Andre Bernard, neuro-muscular re-education, New York City, NY 1986-87 & 1973-74
Trager Technique Helen Clossett
6 wk first level training
Durham, NC
Ideokines Irene Dowd, workshop
New York City, NY
Alexander Technique Bruce Fertman, Anne Waxman, Eliza Mallouck, New York & Boston 1981-85
Pilates Carola Trier & Fran Lehen
New York City, NY
Anatomy David Gorman, workshop
Cambridge, MA
Zero Balancing Jim McCormick,12 wk workshop
Cambridge, MA
Feldenkrias Feldenkrais, 3-day intensive
Boulder, CO
Body Mind Centering Bonnie Bainbridge Cohen,
private sessions and workshops
New York City, NY
Additional study Courses and training at Psychic Horizons Center, Boulder, CO 2000-present
  Completion of spiritual healing and clairvoyant programs, Boulder, CO 2000-09

Certified Muscular Therapist

  • Graduated Muscular Therapy Institute 1984
  • Completion of 3 year training program, certified CMT
  • Trained with Ben Benjamin and faculty of the institute in New York and Boston.
  • Studied anatomy, physiology, the Benjamin System of Muscular Therapy, exercise, tension release techniques, injury analysis (Cyriax testing methods) treatment and prevention of injuries.

Faculty, MuscularTherapy Institute, Boston, 1984-1987

  • Taught Muscular Therapy, sports massage, injury prevention, exercise, theory, alignment and gave private lessons to students in New York City
  • Private Muscular Therapy Practice, New York City, NY and Boulder, CO, 1981-1998

Dance & Injury Prevention, 1984-1996

Presented residencies & workshops for dance companies, festivals, and university dance programs, nationally and internationally (including Colorado Dance Festival, Dansen Hus Denmark, Duncan Center, Czech Republic).

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