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Alexander Technique

The Alexander Technique is a posture correcting therapy developed in the late nineteenth century.  Emphasis is placed on improving poor habits of posture that may cause inefficient functioning of the body.  It aims to heighten one's awareness of perfect posture by retraining muscles to function efficiently therefore reducing pain and stress causing movements.


Related Sites
The Alexander Technique
A collection of Internet resources regarding the Alexander Technique, plus a mailing list.
Alexander Technique International
Information on the technique as well as articles, teacher list, workshops, links, etc.
The Centre for Learning
Includes upcoming workshops (U.K.); in-depth Alexander studies, etc.
The Complete Guide to the Alexander Technique
Provides a systemic guide to all Alexander Technique information and resources.
Articles
Benefits of the Alexander Technique
Posture and the Alexander Technique
Chronic Pain and the Alexander Technique
Back Pain and the Alexander Technique
Musicians and the Alexander Technique



last update: February 2009



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