How to Learn the Alexander Technique


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How to Learn the Alexander Technique
By Barbara Conable and William Conable
154 pages

A student manual on learning the Alexander Technique. Many illustrations are in the book. Body mapping is included as an essential aid in learning the Technique.

I. Welcome to the Study of the Alexander Technique
II. Downward Pull
III. The Laws of the Spine
IV. Learning the Alexander Technique: A Model
V. How Alexander Teachers Use Their Hands
VI. Your Kinesthetic Sense and How to Use It in Learning the Technique
VII. Your Body Map and How to Correct It
VIII. Breathing Free
IX. Alexander and the Art of Speaking
X. While You're at It, Map Your Brain
XI. Common Mapping Errors
XII. For Teachers: How to Help Your Students with Their Maps
XIII. If You Exercise
XIV. Sleep and Rest
XV. The Technique and Common Maladies
XVI. Stage-Fright and the Alexander Technique
XVII. If You Have Suffered Abuse or Violence
XVIII. The Relationship of the Alexander Technique to Somatic Techniques
XIX. How to Choose Your Alexander Teachers
Appendix I. Origins and Theory of Mapping
Appendix II. If You're and Instrumentalist
Appendix III. If You're a Singer
Appendix IV. If You're a Dancer
Appendix V. If You're an Actor
Appendix VI. Finding Good Books About the Alexander Technique


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