The Alexander Technique relieves tension and stress. There is no clear distinction between mind and body, so relieving tension in one area helps the other.
Human beings have the (unfortunate) ability to experience stress, with all its physical manifestations, even before a stressful event has taken place. And, just by thinking, we can re-experience the stress response months or years after a past event.
Why do we do this to ourselves? Perhaps because it’s oddly comfortable. It’s how we know who […]
Constructive Conscious Control of the Individual.
When learning the Alexander Technique we commonly hear about control. F. M. Alexander, the developer of the Alexander Technique, wrote about Constructive Conscious Control of the Individual. He stressed the importance of primary control (the head, neck, back relationship.) He spoke of conscious guidance and control.
Yet at one time or […]