Alexander technique

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Alexander technique

n
(Complementary Medicine) a technique for developing awareness of one's posture and movement in order to improve it
[C20: named after Frederick Matthias Alexander (died 1955), Australian actor who originated it]

Alexander technique

A method of retraining the body’s movements in order to improve posture, and named after its originator, Frederick Matthias Alexander.
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The Alexander Principle shows us how we can become more aware of our bodies and how to use them properly.
THE Alexander principle is that we all unconciously pick up bad habits in the day-to-day way we carry our bodies and these can lead to problems such as back pain.
Beyond the basics, the book offers effective application of Alexander principles to breathing, practicing, performance, performance anxiety and ensemble skills.