Alexander Technique

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The Alexander Technique is a study of freeing response that is taught by studying one’s own mannerisms of posture. It takes its name from F. Matthias Alexander (1869–1955), a former Shakespearean recitalist, who first observed and formulated its principles during 1890 – 1900. F.M. Alexander trained teachers of his Technique from 1931 until 1955. The Technique is often considered to be the “grandfather” of many later somatic methods, such as Feldenkrais, Rolfing, Hellerwork, etc.

How to Learn the Alexander Technique