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THE TECHNIQUE EXPLAINED

Brief videos and articles to help you understand The Alexander Technique:

HARVARD HEALTH PUBLICATIONS

November 23, 2015

Dr. Eva Selhub's synopsis of the history, use of, and most recent science behind the Alexander Technique. It refers to to the 2008 British Medical Journal study (video below):

THE NEW YORK TIMES

An article by Jane Brody, Personal Health columnist:

June 21, 1990

THE BRITISH MEDICAL JOURNAL

2008

A 9-minute video that details the British Medical Journal's randomized, long-term clinical trial regarding Alexander Technique and generalized back/ neck pain.  The trial compared lessons in Alexander to sessions of massage and physical therapy in terms of overall cost and number of pain days per month (how expensive is it and does it work, long-term).

 

We hear from trial participants, medical professionals, and AT teachers.  We also get a little peek at others having lessons:

THE TECHNIQUE EXPLAINED

Brief videos and articles to help you understand The Alexander Technique:

NOBEL PRIZE SPEECH

1973

A video excerpt from Dr. Nikolaas Tinbergen's acceptance speech for the 1973 Nobel Prize (in Medicine/ Neurophysiology),  largely devoted to the Alexander Technique:

BEHAVIORAL MEDICINE

1981

A 3-page, comprehensive overview of the Alexander Technique from Dr. Karen H. Siegel:

MORE RESOURCES

from The American Society for the Alexander Technique

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