Cathy Madden is Teaching Professor for the University of Washington’s Professional Actor Training Program, and Director of the Integrative Alexander Technique Studio of Seattle. Her books include: Teaching the Alexander Technique: Active Pathways to Integrative Practice (Jessica Kingsley, 2018) and Integrative Alexander Technique Practice for Performing Artists: Onstage Synergy (Intellect, 2014). She teaches internationally and is Associate Director for BodyChance in Tokyo and Osaka. A founding member and former chair of Alexander Technique International, she currently serves as chair of the Vision/Mission Committee and as a Formal Consensus Process Facilitator. She has been a featured presenter/keynote speaker at International Congresses of the Alexander Technique, Alexander Technique International Annual General Meetings and for the Freedom to Act Conference. In 2012, she was the Keynote Speaker for the Inaugural Alexander Technique and Performing Arts Conference in Melbourne. She is a founding member of the Integrative Alexander Technique Circle.