About John Henes
John Henes is a musician, a performer and a master teacher. He has taught the Alexander Technique both privately and in workshops for more than 35 years, and he is certified by the Society of Teachers of the Alexander Technique in London, England.
It was chronic back pain that brought John to the Technique as a student; it was the improvement in his own health and well-being that inspired him to be a teacher.
In addition to his positions teaching the Alexander Technique at the Bienen School of Music, Northwestern University, DePaul University and the Steans Music Institute, Ravinia. John has also had an extensive career in trumpet performance, most recently as a member of the Chicago Lyric Opera Orchestra.
Many of John’s Alexander students are members of major symphony orchestras around the world, including the Chicago Symphony, the New York Philharmonic and the Israel Philharmonic.
He is also a licensed soccer coach and has coached youth soccer for more than 25 years.
John has taught the Alexander Technique extensively throughout the U.S. and Europe, and is available for clinics, master classes, workplace seminars, occupational workshops and private teaching.