Article in Psychology Today about the AT

"Back and neck problems account for a huge percentage of visits to health care providers, according to a 2008 study published in the "Journal of the American Medical Association"; this in turn results in over $100 billion spent on treatment and evaluation, and billions more in lost workplace productivity. The Alexander Technique has been viewed as a cost-saving alternative...the Alexander Technique works through the release of tension, more balanced muscle activity and improved flexibility. Advocates thus emphasize it is more than simply changing postural habits; the technique is more about moving. Ideally, this reduction in tension will minimize its corrosive effect on muscles and other structures of the spine."

Read the full article:
Overcoming Pain:
Why people experience chronic pain, and the power they have to de-intensify it.
by Dr. Mark Borigini


The Alexander Technique on NPR!

Click here to read the npr story which aired on 3/28/11

I love this quote from the teacher interviewed in the article: 
"The whole point is that you understand the process so that you can arrive there yourself."  
Alexander Technique is meant to provide you with the tools you need to make lasting changes on your own and be able to improve the quality of your life!