• Moving Mindfully With the Alexander Technique

    The Alexander technique is a practical method of self-care and improvement, for naturally preventing back, neck and musculoskeletal pain ,injury and discomfort. It guides you towards an understanding of how your mind and body work together.

  • Breathe, Move, and Feel Better

    No Equipment Required

    Belinda Child Alexander Technique in Stanstead Abbotts, Hertfordshire teaches a practical method for preventative self-care and improvement. I’m Belinda Child. With my help, you too can experience numerous benefits to your physical, mental and emotional well-being.

    What is the Alexander Technique?

    The Alexander Technique is a practical method for self care and improvement, which unlocks human potential and empowers choice. It explores a dynamic relationship between the head and torso, which enlivens the bodies’ entire system.

     

    The Alexander Technique improves breathing capacity and posture, and modifies stress responses. For those who suffer from chronic pain, it offers a method of self-help for long-term relief.

     

    The beneficial effects of a good diet and taking regular exercise on health are understood and encouraged.

    Learning to use our bodies, with a better degree of tension in our daily living, can be equally life changing.

    Whatever your age, state of health or ability, learning the Alexander Technique will enable you to use your body less harshly.

    Evidence

    The latest and most comprehensive study published in the medical Journal showed that the Alexander Technique and exercise can reduce back pain 85%, offering more significant long-term benefits than having a massage or standard medical care. It showed that the Alexander Technique can help to manage back pain. It can reduce pain, from 21 days per month to a staggering 3 days. Offering more significant long-term benefits, than having a massage, or standard medical care

    How it works

    It is a portable tool that is yours for life!

    Students learn to recognise, understand postural tone, coordination, mobility and balance, they experience a significant reduction in back pain. Dr Al- Kashi says: “In one particular study, the benefit was not only sustained up to the 12 –month but continued.”


    By guiding you towards an understanding, of how your mind and body interact to work together, you will progressively learn how to use your body mindfully. This will build on your own awareness, of how you react to stressful situations.
     
    The Alexander Technique is a practical method of self-care and improvement, for naturally preventing back, neck and musculoskeletal pain, injury and discomfort. It guides how your mind and body interacts and works together. The Alexander Technique helps you regain the agility and coordination seen in young children.


    As you learn the Alexander Technique, you will develop tools to enable you to reduce your own stress and anxiety level. This can enhance mental attention and focus, to improve performance, and develop pain management skills

    Dr Al- Kashi says:

    “In one particular study, the benefit was not only sustained up to the 12 –month but continued.”

  • The Role of Stress in Your Health

    Stress can be positive – it helps us stay alert and focused. However, too many stressful situations with little to no reprieves in between can wreak havoc on your health. Stress can cause a plethora of unpleasant symptoms, such as:

    Headaches

    Frequent Colds

    Aches and Pains

    Anxiety

    Low Self-Esteem

  • The way you react to stress can interfere with your body`s balance and coordination. Learning The Alexander Technique allows you to develop your ability to feel more in control. Instead of responding automatically, it empowers you to choose a healthier response to challenging situations