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Introducing the Alexander Technique

What is the Alexander Technique?

Undo harmful habits built up over a lifetime

The Alexander Technique is a method of personal education which involves self awareness and releasing muscular tension throughout the body. »

Alexander Technique teacher helping a pupil to release stress and improve posture

Introductory Slideshow

A visual overview of the Alexander Technique

Slideshow entitled 'Change Your Posture, Change Your Life', describing the Technique, what it is, how it can help you, with an emphasis on posture. »

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History of the Technique

About F. M. Alexander & his pioneering discovery

F. M. Alexander developed his Technique at the turn of the 20th century to overcome his own voice problems when reciting Shakespeare. »

Portrait of F. M. Alexander

Endorsement of the Technique

Quotations from Influential Figures

Over the years many famous people such as George Bernard Shaw, Aldous Huxley, John Cleese and many more, have praised the Technique. »

George Bernard Shaw enthusiastically endorsed the Alexander Technique

Scientific Research

Research supporting the Alexander Technique

Medical and scientific research studies are increasingly supporting the Technique's effectiveness, most extensively the 2008 ATEAM trial. »

Scientific research images, including x-rays and DNA

Introduction for the Medical Profession

For Doctors, Physiotherapists, Chiropractors etc

Doctors have been recommending the Alexander Technique for well over 100 years. Helpful for a variety of debilitating health problems. »

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Recent Press Articles

Newspaper articles about the Technique

Recent press articles featured in the British Medical Journal, the Irish Times, the Guardian, the Irish Independent, the BBC News website etc. »

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Useful Links

Alexander Technique related websites

Alexander Technique organisations around the world, individual teachers, further information, publications and resources. »

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