Alexander Technique

Updated: Jul 16, 2019


The Alexander Technique originated in the 1930’s and was named after its creator, Frederick Matthias Alexander (1869–1955). He was born in Australia and worked as an actor and elocutionist. The system was designed in order to promote well-being by retraining people’s awareness and habits of posture to ensure minimum effort and strain.


It is a straight forward method for improving ease and freedom of movement, balance, support and coordination. The technique teaches you how to use the appropriate amount of effort for a particular activity, giving you more energy for all your other activities. It is not a series of treatments or exercises, but rather a reeducation of the mind and body.


Benefits of The Alexander Technique

  • Relieve back, neck and joint pain

  • Relieve muscle tension and stiffness

  • Improve balance, stability and coordination

  • Correct poor posture

  • Help improve movement

  • Help with breathing and vocal problems

  • Help relieve anxiety and stress-related conditions

  • Improve physical performance

  • Help prevent injury

  • Help to support pregnancy and childbirth

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