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Obstacles To Improving Posture

Obstacles For Improving PostureThe main obstacle that gets in the way of posture improvement is what Alexander called ‘faulty sensory appreciation’, and this must be taken into account when we try to improve the way we use ourselves. Faulty sensory appreciation simply means that the feedback mechanisms that tell us where we are in space […]

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Origin Of The Alexander Technique

Origin Of The Alexander TechniqueThe story of Frederick Matthias Alexander is a truly remarkable one by any standards. He was born in Australia on 20 January 1869, the eldest of the eight children of John and Betsy Alexander. He was of mixed Scottish and Irish descent. He grew up near the small town of Wynyard, […]

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Benefits Of The Alexander Technique

Benefits Of The Alexander TechniqueFor many people, the Alexander Technique is synonymous with improving posture, yet few are aware of exactly, how it works, and even Alexander Technique teachers themselves use differing language and emphasis in their explanation of it. It can sometimes come across as a purely physical technique, whereby we examine the way […]

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