Alexander Technique STAT sheet

Alexander Technique STAT sheet

Balanced body and mind The Alexander Technique helps millions of people across the world to naturally overcome: • muscle tension and stiffness • back, neck and joint pain • poor posture • breathing and vocal problems • anxiety and stress-related conditions People use the Technique to: • improve performance and prevent injury in music, drama… Continue Reading

DON’T GET THE HUMP!

DON’T GET THE HUMP!

Over my many years of teaching the Alexander Technique, I’ve come across the condition known as ‘Dowager’s Hump many times. This seems to be more prevalent in women possibly mostly due to the female form being more susceptible. In later years this dowager’s hump can be exacerbated by vertebral fractures due to osteoporosis. The condition… Continue Reading

10 Reasons to Learn the Alexander Technique

10 Reasons to Learn the Alexander Technique

The Alexander technique (AT) is a self-help technique that can empower you to heal yourself. The British Medical Journal (BMJ, 2008) concluded that one to one lessons in AT from registered teachers have long-term benefits for patients with chronic back pain. Lessons in AT still had a beneficial effect on pain and functioning after 12 months. The… Continue Reading

Semi-Supine – A quick lesson in the Alexander technique

Semi-Supine – A quick lesson in the Alexander technique

Quality “me-time” The Semi-Supine position is a lesson we often first teach as an Alexander Technique teacher. The regular practice of lying down in the semi-supine position will help in encouraging the changes sought with the Alexander Technique. It is invaluable for maintaining a healthy spine. It is a way of giving yourself a ‘little… Continue Reading

Getting older, getting wiser?

Getting older, getting wiser?

Well, here we all are, having manifested on the planet at this time, in this country with no control over that, as far as we know! Human beings are bi-pedal, upright vertebrates who stride the planet wanting the best quality life that we can have. Yet, as we walk through our towns and cities, we… Continue Reading

Alexander Technique Week – Where’s your head at?

Alexander Technique Week – Where’s your head at?

This year’s Alexander Technique Awareness Week is the 16th organised by STAT, running from the 14th to the 20th October 2019. War veteran speaks out to help others understand ‘Where’s your head at?’ Richard Marsden, a Falklands veteran who suffered from PTSD, has joined forces with the Society of Teachers of the Alexander Technique (STAT)… Continue Reading

Roots of Life Wellness Magazine

Roots of Life Wellness Magazine

If you are interested in discovering different ways of improving your health and well-being in a more natural and holistic way, Roots of life’s FREE quarterly seasonal Wellness magazine can help! Divided into 8 sections, there are interesting articles on subjects such as lifestyle, the environment, seasonal health, food and drink and much more. You… Continue Reading