Developed at the turn of the century by F.M. Alexander, the Alexander Technique is a simple method of improving posture and body movement in order to reduce the physical and mental tensions that we accumulate throughout our lives. The practical value of learning to use muscles efficiently has been demonstrated by the millions of people who have successfully applied its principles to relieve common ailments, improve confidence, and for general well-being. This step-by-step guide is an accessible introduction to the subject outlining the key procedures involved and explaining the theory behind a series of simple but effective exercises that will produce real results. The book brings this 100-year-old discipline completely up-to-date, incorporating recent developments in the management of physical and mental stress.
|Publication date:||6th January 2011|
|Publisher:||Collins & Brown an imprint of Pavilion Books|
Richard Brennan ATI, STAT, has studied the Alexander Technique since 1983. He comes from a medical family and is now a fully qualified teacher of the technique, having undergone a three-year training at a college approved by the Society of Teachers of the Alexander Technique; he is also the national contact of Alexander Technique International in Ireland, a worldwide organisation whose aim is to bring the technique before a greater audience.More About Richard Brennan