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Alexander Technique

Developed by Frederick Matthias Alexander in the 1890s, the Alexander Technique is an awareness and movement-based modality.

It is an intelligent and effective way to:

  • Solve common, repetitive movement problems that can cause chronic pain
  • Prevent additional injury
  • Enhance performance

Benefits of the Alexander Technique

The Alexander Technique promotes:

  • Lessening of daily aches and pains
  • Improved posture and alignment
  • Better performance and ease of movement
  • Lowering of physical and mental stress
  • Better balance and body awareness
  • Integrated and expansive breathing
  • Increased confidence and well-being

Lessons include movement re-education with gentle hands-on manipulation in:

  • Sitting
  • Standing
  • Everyday activities