Other uses for the Alexander Technique
By using awareness and focus of attention, the Alexander Technique is essentially practical and problem-solving in nature. Its applications are very versatile. Some pupils come because of body pain and stiffness, headaches or migraines, breathing difficulties, voice problems and stress related conditions.
The Alexander Technique is a popular programme for those looking to enhance their personal, artistic, athletic and work performances. The Alexander Technique is taught at music and drama colleges such as the Royal College of Music, RADA, LAMDA, Guildhall School of Music and Drama and The Juilliard School (NY).
It is particularly relevant at any stage of a woman’s pregnancy and after childbirth to help her cope with changes in her body.
It is very useful for people in sedentary work such as computing, studying, driving, etc…
The Alexander Technique can be an integral part of a stress management program and a tailored personal wellbeing programme. It can also be an integral part of disability and pain management and of a rehabilitation programme following an illness or injury.
The Alexander Technique is not a therapy although its application has many therapeutic effects, improving bodily functions overall. It is the study of life life itself and how we manifest life, through thinking, breathing, doing and feeling. Very often referred to as a method of re-education based on awareness and conscious control of the way we move, it has far deeper implications on the mind, body and