For over 100 years the Alexander Technique continues to help people across the world to naturally overcome:
People use the Technique to improve performance and prevent injury, develop ease and elegance in movement and support changes that prevent them moving freely.
The Technique works by helping you to identify and prevent harmful habits that may be the cause of the tension or injury you may experience. You will learn to release tension and rediscover balance of body and mind, which will help you to move more gracefully with less effort. Learning to use yourself in a better way helps improve your overall function and wellbeing.
In the main you will learn about the Technique through one to one lessons with your teacher who will address your individual needs. Learning the Technique involves you challenging and changing long standing habits you may not even know you have. Your teacher will use gentle hands on guidance and verbal explanations to help you find ease and balance within yourself in simple movements and everyday activities like walking and running. Through experience and observations, you gain increased awareness enabling you to change those habits to function more efficiently.
The real secret of natural running lies not in how quickly muscles can contract but in how quickly they release. The Alexander Technique is a tool, which will help you discover why natural running begins where mechanical, habit-locked running ends. Just as the basis of speed in action is in the ease of release, so the secret of integrated running lies in the freeing of yourself from limiting habits.
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