MindfulAlexander is an Alexander Technique Practice run by Aoumeur (Omar) Benaissa, a certified Alexander Technique teacher, who completed a 3-year (1600 hours) Teacher-training program at the Alexander Technique college in Galway – Ireland.
Aoumeur is also a certified Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Teacher, following a 1 ½ years MBSR Teacher training program at the Institute of Mindfulness Based approaches, the Management of the Institute is based in Germany.
Aoumeur’s background is in the IT industry where he worked as a systems Engineer for over 20 years, and Project Management Training where he practiced training managers at International level for 16 years.
Following a career shift from Engineering to Training, Aoumeur found people oriented jobs to be more enjoyable. With a personal interest in Mindfulness, he was naturally drawn towards teaching the Alexander Technique because it is an activity that enables personal development while helping others: a combination that he finds fulfilling.
Aoumeur is currently the acting chairman of ISATT, the Irish Society of Alexander Technique Teachers’.