Ms Diana MacLellan
Teacher of The Alexander Technique
- Trainer of NLP
Diana MacLellan was born in Windsor. She comes from a military family, and
spent a lot of her childhood living abroad. At one stage she lived at The Tower
of London, where her father was Governor.
This background prepared her to adapt easily to new situations and to be at
ease in any company. It also gave her a deep interest in foreign cultures and
she enjoys travelling to distant and unfamiliar places which offer different
perspectives, giving her insights that she can often use to good effect in her
She had a career in MI5 and it was here that she first began to develop her
observational skills. On leaving the Security Service she trained as a Teacher
of The Alexander Technique. She had the good fortune to work for many
years with Dr Wilfred Barlow, the leading medical exponent of the technique
and his wife Marjory the niece of FM Alexander at The Alexander Institute.
Diana has been teaching for over twenty years and now runs her successful
private practice in Chelsea. Her interest in teaching, learning and presentation
skills lead her to become a Trainer of NLP and a qualified coach. Diana now
specializes in Body Talk, the art and science of applied body language.
Diana tailor-makes her sessions and workshops to suit the particular
requirements of her clients.
Her work encompasses:-
- The Alexander Technique,
- Body Talk Evaluation (BTE)
- Presentation Skills.
She works internationally with a wide variety of clients, both individually and in
Diana is a Freeman of The City of London and Liveryman of The Worshipful
Company of Fletchers.
2015 - 'Keep Your Length Dear' - Postural Tips for Positive Ageing.
In her interactive talk Diana will draw on her nearly 30 years of teaching The Alexander Technique to give you tips how to keep your length and avoid shrinking in middle age. While helping you with the above, Diana will also give you tips on how to avoid the middle age spread. Bad use of the self is ageing. When you release bad habits that interfere with your natural functioning you will experience feeling lighter and more flexible and regain the spring in your step. This talk will leave you with the tools to begin to make immediate changes. Better posture helps with positive aging and ageing well.