What is the Alexander Technique? Could it help me? How does it work? Is it expensive? Where do I find a teacher? The Alexander Technique is a natural postural and breathing technique devised by an Australian actor called FM Alexander in the 1800s. It can be used in an effective way to ease stress-related disorders and in rehabilitation after illness.
This guide to the Alexander Technique concentrates on the method itself, seen from the student's viewpoint. In a straightforward way, it answers all your questions about the Technique and provides background information on its development. The author is an experienced teacher of the Alexander Technique and a former chairman of the Society of Teachers of the Alexander Technique. He has conducted scientific research into the ways in which the Technique is successful and also trains teachers.
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