A basic definition of the Alexander Technique would be how to perform every activity or maintain every posture with the minimum amount of energy. The Alexander Technique teaches us how to release unnecessary muscular tension and realign the posture as we perform our everyday activities. Over 100 years ago E.M. Alexander pioneered his concept of Body/Mind unity. This is the first book to explain the Alexander Technique in terms of energy flow and how we can direct energy with our thoughts. It is also the first book to look at the psychological and spiritual implications of the Alexander Technique and how we can work with our innate Body Wisdom for inner guidance.
Born 1954 in Kingston Jamaica, Alex Maunder ran a vegetarian restaurant in Copenhagen before qualifying as an Alexander Technique Teacher with Yehuda Kuperman in Basel, Switzerland (1985 - 1988). A full-time teaching member of The Society of Teachers of the A. T. since 1988, he has lectured at Middlesex University on the A.T., trained in other mind/body therapies like Gestalt psychotherapy and written an earlier book "The Alexander Technique and The Principles of Self-Transformation" (1993).
The Alexander story; the tyranny of habits; the basics of the Alexander Technique; an energy model of the Alexander Technique; let your life flow - into movement; the psychological significance of posture; psycho-physical rebalancing; attaining psychological balance;the spiritual dimension of the Alexander Technique.
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