Jessica Wolf

Professor in the Practice


Jessica Wolf is an internationally recognized teacher of the Alexander Technique. She is one of the few Alexander professionals in the United States who has been teaching for more than 35 years and maintains a private practice in New York City. She established the Alexander Technique program at Yale School of Drama in 1998, where she holds the position of Assistant Professor Adjunct of Acting. She is the founder and director of Jessica Wolf’s Art of Breathing, a postgraduate training program for Alexander teachers that combines principles of the Alexander technique and breathing coordination. In 2013, she created the first three-dimensional animated film of the respiratory system and published Jessica Wolf’s Art of Breathing: Collected Articles. She is also a certified Laban Movement Analyst. Other faculty appointments include the Aspen Music Festival, The Juilliard School, SUNY Purchase, Circle in the Square Theater School, Hunter College, Sarah Lawrence College, and the Verbier Music Festival. Jessica coaches many performing artists who have appeared on- and off-Broadway, and in films and television. She travels internationally, giving workshops to performers and healthcare providers.