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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* Consider Alexander technique training for musicians.
Every child is born with natural poise and balance, according to Noel Kingsley, an Alexander Technique practitioner.
The Alexander Technique, developed in 1904 by Australian actor Frederick Matthias Alexander, is a procedure where an individual learns to rid her body of harmful tension and stress, and cultivate relaxation.
Depending on where you live, there might be an Alexander Technique or Feldenkrais Method teacher in your area.
A good way to check yours is to take an Alexander Technique class.
Here, the author discusses the Alexander Technique, the Feldenkrais Method and Bodywork (Rolfing).
For more information contact: The Society of Teachers of the Alexander Technique, 20 London House, 266 Fulham Road, London SW10 9EL 0171 351 0828.
You also may benefit from yoga or the Alexander technique, which focuses on achieving and maintaining balance and alignment from your head down.
Also, consider investigating the Alexander Technique, an approach to movement aimed at better posture and body mechanics helpful for RSI.
Teaching the Alexander Technique: Active Pathways to Integrative Practice