The Alexander Technique is an awareness practice for identifying and developing discipline over the negative physical habits of incorrect posture and movement. Developed a century ago by actor F. Matthias Alexander, who used it to cure himself of chronic laryngitis, he believed if the vertebrae wer...
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A way of teaching improved posture which can help people to stand or move more easily.
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Alexander technique: A process that teaches how to properly coordinate body and mind to release harmful tension and to improve posture, coordination and general health. The technique is named for the Australian Frederick Matthias Alexander (1869-1955) who developed it. An actor, Alexander began his ...
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The Alexander technique teaches the ability to improve physical postural habits, particularly those that have become ingrained or are conditioned responses. The technique is purported to improve performance, self observation and impulse control and relieve chronic stiffness, tension and stress. The...
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A technique that is named after F. Matthias Alexander, in which indiviudals are made aware of proper posture and movement. This technique is often used during childbirth to reduce pain and improve breathing.
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In alternative medicine, a method of correcting bad habits of posture, breathing, and muscular tension, which Australian therapist F M Alexander maintained cause many ailments. The technique is also used to promote general health and relaxation and enhance vitality. Back troubles, migraine, asthma, ...
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A way of improving body posture. Teachers believe that, by achieving postural harmony, we can improve body functions such as circulation, digestion and breathing. See Alexander Technique section.
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Teaching conscious control over posture and movement, this technique can be used in childbirth education to help women cope with labor pain.
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The Alexander Technique is movement education in which the student is taught to sit, stand, and move
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