Robert Britton graduated as an Alexander Technique teacher in 1978. In addition to his private practice in San Francisco, he has taught the Alexander Technique to musicians at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music since 1984. He served as chair of the American Society for the Alexander Technique from 1997 to 1999 and has helped train Alexander Technique teachers since 1989 in California and Germany.
Britton currently serves on the Board of the Alexander Technique Congress Association and will be one of the directors of the Berlin AT Congress in 2022. He was awarded the George S. Sarlo Award for Excellence in Teaching in Colleges and Universities in Northern California in 2012 and has served as chair of "The Complete Musician" department at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music.