The Alexander Technique is a simple
and practical method by which people learn how to reduce unnecessary
tension while going about their normal activities. Sitting, standing,
using a computer, participating in athletics and performing all
become easier when a person is free from the interference of excess
physical tension. Alexander Technique teachers observe people engaged
in their normal activities and use a combination of verbal instructions
and light guiding touch to help them regain freedom of motion.
Complete Guide to the Alexander Technique is a good place to start if you want to learn more about the Technique. The site links to virtually all Alexander Technique web resoucres as well as to books, video and audio material and much more. This site, and the ones listed below, are maintained by Alexander Technique Nebraska, Alexander Technique Toronto and Life Bridge Coaching.
Ergonomics.org - Posture, Movement
and Ergonomics provides information about how the goals of ergonomics
are enhanced by using the Alexander Technique.
The Physical Therapy and Alexander
Technique Homepage explores the relationship between these two
methods of improving physical functioning.
and Alexander - Joseph H. Pilates and F. Matthias Alexander
provides information about the men, their discoveries, and their
There are a great many books, videos
and DVDs about the Alexander Technique. You can find most of them
at The Alexander
Technique Bookstore (USA and Canada) in Association with Amazon.com
and Amazon.ca and at The
Alexander Technique Bookshop (UK) in Association with Amazon.co.uk.