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WORKSHOP: Introduction to Alexander Technique

  • Studio 909 @ Musicians' Association of Hawaii 949 Kapiolani Boulevard Honolulu, HI, 96814 United States (map)

Jill Guillermo-Togawa (Alexander Technique Honolulu) leads a workshop exploring basic methods and philosophy of the Alexander Technique as they relate to musicians and music teachers.

FREE for members
Non-members: $25
Due to limited space, pre-registration is required.

PLEASE BRING (optional):

  • Yoga Mat

  • Book(s) totaling about 2-3 inches thickness

About Jill Guillermo-Togawa


Jill Guillermo-Togawa has been teaching the Alexander Technique for almost 30 years in the San Francisco Bay Area and on Oahu. She trained at the Alexander Training Institute in San Francisco, under the direction of Frank Ottiwell and Rome Roberts Earle. A choreographer, dancer and artistic director of Purple Moon Dance Project, she originally began her study of the Technique through a knee injury while dancing.

As a dancer, Ms. Guillermo-Togawa enjoys working with performing artists, and her students have included members of the Honolulu Symphony, the San Francisco Symphony, Bay Area Women’s Philharmonic, San Francisco Opera, ACT (Actor’s Conservatory Theatre), Hawaii State Theatre Council and many independent dance companies. Since 2014, she has taught at the University of Hawai‘i, Mid-Pacific Institute and worked regularly with actors of the Honolulu Theatre for Youth.


Entrance to Studio 909 is through the ground-floor glass doors facing Kapiolani Blvd. Limited parking is available in the Musicians' Association parking lot. Enter near 909 Kapiolani, or from the rear of the building on Waimanu (Google 952 Waimanu Street). Follow signs for Musicians' Hall Parking.

Before 6pm weekdays, only park in GREEN guest stalls. After 6pm, you may park in any available stall, including tandem stalls.

If the lot is full:

  • Street parking on Kapiolani is free Monday-Saturday after 6:30pm and all day on Sunday. Please consult posted signs.

  • Paid street parking is available on Waimanu.

  • Paid flat-rate parking is available at the Blaisdell Center across the street. Blaisdell parking is often free on Wednesday evenings in conjunction with the Honolulu Farmers' Market.

Earlier Event: October 6
Student Recital (Oct 6 2019)
Later Event: October 26
HSMC: Level II Strings Competition