Who Can Benefit From the Alexander Technique?
The Alexander Technique will teach you how to use your body with better coordination and poise, utilizing your core and postural muscles. This may help prevent back pain, neck strain or related injuries.
Many of my clients want to improve their performance in a number of activities, such as music, sports and public speaking. Others want a way to manage their pain and anxiety themselves. However, anyone can learn and benefit from this naturally healing method.
Improve posture and manage musculoskeletal pain
You will learn to identify and prevent harmful postural habits which can lead to pain injury and discomfort. Together we will look at simple movements like sitting and standing or bending, allowing you to respond and perform familiar tasks and movements with less effort and with improved co-ordination and balance.
Having lessons to learn The Alexander Technique will develop skills that deepen yourself awareness. This will help you prevent injury, deal with pain and fatigue and fast track recovery.
Manage Stress And Anxiety Naturally.
Learning the Alexander Technique can leave you feeling both relaxed and energized, and more in control of mental responses and emotions. It can empower you to choose a healthier response to challenging situations. Many people have found this method useful in improving performance and public speaking.
Boost Athletic Performance
The Alexander Technique is increasingly adopted by recreational and professional athletes alike. Many men and women at the top of their game have known about the Alexander technique for years. These stellar athletes include:
Sports is a psychophysical process- as the song goes, “It ain`t what you do; it’s the way you do it”. The Alexander Technique offers a less – is – more approach to improving sports performance. It helps you move more quickly and efficiently, thus helping you conserve your body`s energy. This method also re-establishes your innate ability to move with poise and balance.
The Alexander Technique also boosts your focus. The method I will teach you will help you improve your awareness, and break down barrier to your concentration, enhancing your performance and giving you a completive edge.
Preventing Computer-Related Injuries
Living in a modern society is convenient, but it also poses some unique challenges. If, like most people, you spend a lot of time on your computer or smartphone, you may be at risk of neck stiffness and pain.
Always looking down rather than straight ahead puts continuous strain on your large neck muscles, which are normally meant to be relaxed. Your small neck muscles, on the other hand, are not being used.
The result is that your vertebrae are not supported adequately by your muscles. You may end up not only with neck stiffness and pain; you may also end up with some degeneration in your cervical spine.
A study demonstrated that participants with chronic neck pain who attended one-to-one Alexander Technique lessons had nearly a third less pain and incapacity than those who received usual GP-led care alone.
One to one lessons.
Through gentle touch and verbal instructions, you will develop skills that progressively enable you to identify and prevent harmful postural habits. Allowing you to respond and perform familiar tasks and movements with less effort and with improved co-ordination and balance.
Some of the lesson will require you to lie down on your back with your knees bent,
so it is best to wear loose and comfortable clothing.
It is suitable for all ages and abilities.