The Canadian Society of The Alexander Technique

Registration and Renewal


CANSTAT's official membership year is from June 1st - May 31st of the following year. Each year members are required to provide proof of insurance (once recevied from your provider), and to submit membership dues between June 1st-June 31st.

  1. To submit a copy of your insurance policy: please e-mail a copy of your current insurance policy to or mail a copy to the address below:

  2. To submit annual membership dues please complete one of the following:

    1. Send an e-transfer to

    2. Mail a cheque to the address below:

Attention: CANSTAT Treasurer
PO Box 20011 Fairview PO,
Vancouver, BC, Canada, V5Z 0C1

  • Ordinary Membership: $135 per year

  • Non-Teaching Membership (non-voting): $75 per year

  • Student Membership (non-voting): $75 *one time payment only

  • Associate Membership (non-voting): Please contact CANSTAT council if interested.

  • Honorary Membership (non-teaching, non-voting): No official fee



Comprehensive professional liability insurance is available to CANSTAT Voting Members through RES (Somatic Educators Group) and Holman Insurance.  Please contact RES or Holman for details on current rates and application procedures. Having difficulty contacting these insurance providers? Please get in touch with our CANSTAT-RES representative or Council.



Ordinary (Full) Teaching Member Eligibility

Teachers are eligible for Ordinary (Voting) Membership if they hold a Certificate of Training from an CANSTAT approved teacher training course or from a teacher training course approved by school associated with the Affiliated Societies (ATAS) and live in Canada.  Please contact CANSTAT council to request a new membership application package and to determine eligibility.  Once all of required documents are received (including: approval from two certified CANSTAT teachers, signed agreement to CANSTAT by-laws and code of conduct, proof of insurance, and membership dues), the application is brought before the Board of Directors for membership approval. Only after your membership is approved will membership dues be processed and an official CANSTAT certification processed.

Student Trainee Members

Please have your CANSTAT approved teacher trainer contact Council to provide approval of your student membership and to request a current copy of the student member application form. Once council has received and approved of your signed student membership application and student membership dues you will be welcomed to the CANSTAT community with associated benefits to support your Alexander Technique training. Please get in touch with any further question.

All members agree to abide by the by-laws and Code of Conduct of CANSTAT.  Questions? Please contact CANSTAT here.