Keeping the body supple and responsive is essential for maintaining good health and well-being. The Alexander technique is one of the best-known and popular systems of movement therapy. It helps to break bad posture habits by bringing the head, neck and spine into a properly balanced alignment. This illustrated pocket guide explains the principles and practice of the Alexander technique, providing an introduction to a system which aids well-being and can help to overcome ailments such as stress and stress-related disorders, as well as neck, back and joint pains.
What is the Alexander technique?; a short history; Alexander's discovery; why do we need the Alexander technique?; who is it for?; the mind-body relationship; how does this technique help?; understanding the Alexander technique; the importance of muscles; choosing and working with a teacher; helping yourself; common ailments.
- Publication Date:
- 19 / 06 / 1998
- 120 x 175mm