What is the Alexander Technique?
The Alexander Technique re-organizes patterns of chronic tension that have unconsciously become a fixed part of how we move, breathe, and act in the world. Rather than attempting to directly relax all tensions in the body, or trying to disperse the tensions by vigorous exercise, Alexander recognized that by consciously addressing the primary coordination of postural support, movement and breathing, tension could be transformed into available, coherent energy. Read more>>
What are its Benefits?
People have Alexander lessons for a variety of reasons. Some come with physical ailments, e.g. neuromuscular or joint problems, bad backs, breathing difficulties or tension problems. Others come simply because having Alexander lessons makes them feel better. Read more>>
“When an investigation comes to be made, it will be found that every single thing we are doing in this work is exactly what is being done in Nature where the conditions are right, the difference being that we are learning to do it consciously.” – F.M. Alexander