And I said to my body, softly
'I want to be your friend'
It took a long breath and replied,
'I have been waiting all my life for this.'
- Nayyirah Waheed
“Music gives a soul to the universe,
wings to the mind, flight to the imagination
and life to everything.” — Plato
What People Say
British Medical Journal
The Mayo Clinic
Recent research has demonstrated the effectiveness of AT in relieving pain caused by chronic injury and tension.
Towards a Scientific Model of the Alexander Technique
This video shows an animation of the science of how Alexander Technique works proven by numerous scientific journals. For more information, go to the website below:
What Well-Known People Say
“The Alexander Technique helped a long-standing back problem and to get a good night’s sleep after many years of tossing and turning.” - Paul Newman, actor
“I find the Alexander Technique very helpful in my work. Things happen without you trying. They get to be light and relaxed. You must get an Alexander teacher to show it to you.” - John Cleese, comedian and actor
With the best intentions, the job of acting can become a display of accumulated bad habits, trapped instincts, and blocked energies. Working with the Alexander Technique has given me sightings of another way... Mind and body, work and life together. Real imaginative freedom... - Alan Rickman
Describing the Alexander Technique in an interview: "Incredibly good posture, with incredible relaxation."
Hugh Jackman, Actor
97% of people with back pain could benefit by learning the Alexander Technique - it is only a very small minority of back pain sufferers that require medical intervention such as surgery.
Jack Stern, spinal neurosurgeon