About Alexander Technique

The Alexander Technique is a simple and practical method for self-improvement and self-help. It has been in use for over a hundred years.

You learn the Alexaner Technique through one-to-one lessons with a qualified teacher who will address your individual needs

Learning the Alexander Technique involves changing long-standing habits and relies on your active participation. The Technique involves no special exercises, requires no special euipment and can be practised wherever you are. It is suitable for all ages and levels of fitness.

You start by working with simple movements and positions - such as sitting, walking, bending the knees etc. which are basic to all activity. Through experience and observation, you gain increased awareness enabling you to change long-standing habits and to function more efficiently.

You can bring awareness and poise to anything that you do.
Usually if something is wrong we think we must do something to put it right. The new pronciple is that if something is wrong we must find out what it is  and stop doing it. The only cure for banging one's head against the wall is to stop.

-Marjory Alexander Barlow