About Phyllis Richmond

DSC_7415Phyllis G. Richmond, MA, teaches private lessons in Chicago, IL and Dallas, TX and also teaches on the university level, for the past 14 years at the University of North Texas College of Music. Phyllis teaches the Shaw Method of Swimming (Alexander Technique applied to swimming) and Tai Chi Chuan. A former dancer, dance teacher and opera director, Phyllis has an M.A. in Dance Education from Columbia University Teachers College in New York City. She is a member of both the American Society for the Alexander Technique (AmSAT) and the British Society of Teachers of the Alexander Technique (STAT). She is the Editor of AmSAT’s professional journal, AmSAT Journal. A member of two choirs in the Chicago area, she enjoys singing as well as swimming and practicing Tai Chi Chuan. She particularly relishes working with movement, breathing, and voice (both speaking and singing).

Phyllis Richmond, completed the three-year 1,600-hour Alexander Technique Teacher Certification course in England in 1991. She has taught the Alexander Technique for many schools and professional organizations, including:

        • University of North Texasphyllis taichi
        • Southern Methodist University
        • Rice University
        • Vanderbilt University
        • Baylor University
        • Texas Women’s University
        • University of Louisiana
        • University of Oklahoma
        • University of Texas at Arlington
        • Conservatorio A. Stiffani ((Italy)
        • Tunghai International Music Festival (Taiwan)
        • China Cultural University (Taiwan)
        • National Association of Teachers of Singing
        • National Piano Teachers Institute
        • Keyboard Wellness Seminar
        • Texas Cello Academy
        • American Harp Society

After 22 years in Texas, Phyllis’ husband, a Chicago native, retired and they recently moved to Chicago. Phyllis is looking forward to teaching in Chicago––though she refuses to choose between the Cubs and the White Sox.

Call Phyllis at 214-769-4502 to discuss how learning the Alexander Technique could help you.