the Benefits

What will it do for me?

The Alexander Technique teaches you how to move with ease while  you improve your overall functioning. Engaging in this work releases  excess body tension, helps you feel calmer and more confident,  enhances your energy and vitality, and increases your powers of  concentration during your activities. The Alexander Technique is an  intelligent way to solve common body problems and improve your self-  image. Study of the Technique optimizes your strength, endurance,  muscle tone and flexibility.   Clients have Reported the Following Benefits from learning the  Alexander Technique: Better concentration  Better coordination  Better posture  Better voice projection for speaking and singing  Dramatically improved musical performance Easier, more graceful movement Easing of spastic colon symptoms Freer breathing patterns  Less body tension Less pressure on the internal organs and systems More energy  More self-awareness, self-confidence, and poise Reduced risk of recurrent injury after back surgery  Reduction of symptoms related to respiratory problems Relief from panic attacks, depression and anxiety  Relief from stress related disorders Significant improvement of Pain and Stress from:  o Angina o Arthritis  o Chronic pain and stiffness o Headaches and migraines o Hip problems o Pinched nerves or Sciatica  o Scoliosis o Slipped, herniated, or worn discs o TMJ syndrome  o Traumatic and repetitive stress injuries o Whiplash o Work-related upper limb disorder
Alexander Technique
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with Joseph R. Lee

Who can use this practice?

For over 100 years, actors, dancers, singers and musicians have  used the Alexander Technique in order to be more effective on  stage. The Technique is taught worldwide in universities and  conservatories, including the Juilliard School, the New England  Conservatory of Music, Yale School of Drama, UCLA School of  Theater, Film and Television, Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, The  Royal College of Music, and The Verbier Festival and Academy.  Noted performing artists have used the Alexander Technique. These include: Julie Andrews, Sting, Sir Colin Davis, William Hurt, Jeremy  Irons, James Earl Jones, Paul Newman, Lynn Redgrave, Maggie  Smith, Mary Steenburgen, Robin Williams, Joanne Woodward and  members of the New York Philharmonic Orchestra. Athletes and fitness enthusiasts utilize the technique to further  achieve their goals with greater agility, poise, and coordination.   With an increased self-awareness and stamina, athletes are less  susceptible to injury. Of course, one does not need to be a billboard topping artist or  Olympian to reap the benefits of the Alexander Technique. As a  result of this training, everyday tasks and repetitive motions in work  environments are transformed to require less effort and improve  anyone’s overall quality of life. 

The Alexander Technique enables people to get better faster and stay better longer. Its practitioners stress unification in an era of increasing specialization. This is undoubtedly the best way to take care of the back and alleviate pain.

Jack Stern, MD, PhD,