The Illustrated Elements of... - Alexander Technique

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A practical programme for health, poise and fitness.

Modern life is hard on our bodies. Stress and tension lead to backaches, headaches, stiff necks and otehr common ailments, and all too often we accept them as being part of the normal wear and tear of life. The Alexander Technique shows it need not be that way. By using conscious control we can change old patterns of misuse and give our minds and bodies a chance to work more freely.

This excellent illustrated guide includes:

The history and evolution of the Alexander Technique

Practical prodedures involving mind and body

Real case studies showing the range of applications of the Alexander Technique

The Alexander Technique can change the vitality of the body and mind – this book offers expert guidance to both those familiar and those unfamiliar with the technique.

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Modern life is hard on our bodies. Stress and tension lead to backaches, headaches, stiff necks and other common ailments, and all too often we accept them as being part of the normal wear and tear of life. The Alexander Technique shows it need not be that way. By using conscious control we can change old patterns of misuse and give our minds and bodies a chance to work more freely.

This excellent illustrated guide includes:
• The history and evolution of the Alexander Technique
• Practical procedures involving mind and body
• Real case studies showing the range of applications of the Alexander Technique

The Alexander Technique can change the vitality of the body and mind – this book offers expert guidance to both those familiar and those unfamiliar with the technique.

About the Author:

Glynn Macdonald teaches at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, the Central School of Speech and Drama, and Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre. She is associated with the Ferens Voice Clinic at Middlesex Hospital and is a member of and lectures at the British Voice Association for Performing Arts Medicine and the British Voice Association. She is in constant deamnd to present the Alexander Technique on national television and radio and to lecutre nationally and internationally. Glynn MacDonald is the past Chairwoman of the Society of Teachers of the Alexander Technique and has run a private practice for 25 years.

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