I was looking for some way to help manage my lower back problems without relying on pain relief medication. I have found my one-to-one AT sessions extremely helpful and have learnt to identify and avoid postures and actions that contribute to back pain. I now know how to relax and properly rest my back and neck. In my experience, AT is a whole body technique which can help one to be more self-aware and to understand how to move with less tension and consequently, with less effort. Hurray for AT!
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Congress Papers 2015
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The Congress is focused on learning and sharing practical information between colleagues and interested people to improve professional skills, as well as bringing in experts in their field who help to expand our understanding and communication of the Alexander Technique in the larger world. The Congress papers boast a wide variety of presenters who have varied approaches to the Alexander Technique.
This volume brings together 47 papers over 322 pages separated in five different parts: Part one – How we work, Part two – Touch, Direction, Working on Ourselves and Others, Part three – Creativity and Performance, Part four – Anatomy and Movement, Part five – Applications, New Directions.
The Papers present both practical and theoretical aspects of teaching and practising the Technique. They contain a wide variety of traditional and contemporary ideas and views, representing a wealth of experience and knowledge from all over the world, offering fresh insights into the Alexander Technique as it is taught today.