Discover how constructive rest

             is essential for an active life


       Learn about quality me-time

              to rest and restore yourself


       Find a new direction

             with the Alexander Technique

Lenny Henry: In 2011 Lenny Henry learned...

In 2011 Lenny Henry learned the Alexander Technique as part of his award-winning performance as Othello for the Northern Broadsides Theatre Company. He says:

Alexander technique really helped my posture and focus during my stint as Othello with Northern Broadsides theatre company. Imagine how excited I was when arrived at the National theatre for Comedy of Errors and found I could have Alexander taught to me once a week, I was chuffed to little meatballs.

Sally Buckle: The advice and coaching...

The advice and coaching from my Alexander teacher during training for a London to Paris bike ride transformed my experience immeasurably and I am pleased to say that I was really able to enjoy the event without suffering as many of my co-participants did. I would urge anyone who is considering any physical challenge and is interested in, or, practising AT to seek some specific AT tips and advice.

Learn the Alexander Technique for optimum balance, poise, posture and co-ordination in everything you do. Organise yourself with maximum efficiency to optimise performance in your work and everyday life, and in coping with stress and physical problems.

Give yourself a powerful tool for personal development, self-awareness, mindfulness and learning new skills.

Change the habits that contribute towards functional problems such as back pain, muscle tension and stiffness, poor posture and breathing problems.

Discover the freedom to change conditions that stop you reaching your potential and enjoying a happy, healthy life.

Find a STAT qualified teacher to best experience the Alexander Technique.

Teachers of the Alexander Technique (STAT)This website is owned, run and maintained by the Society of Teachers of the Alexander Technique (STAT), the largest Professional Association of Alexander Technique Teachers worldwide, established in 1958, responsible for maintaining professional standards of its members and promoting the Alexander Technique. Only teaching members of STAT are eligible to use this collective mark, identifying them as fully trained Alexander Technique teachers who abide by the Society’s Rules and Regulations.

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Alexander in Education SI group Report April 2018   The Alexander in…

Video by STAT and the National Youth Choirs of Great Britain on the Alexander Technique.

At about the age of 45, I began to experience severe pain in both of my knees. I was told I had damaged the cartilage, initially caused by the use of a kicking strap on a sailing dinghy, and made worse by many years of beagling, and to stop beagling or risk ending up in a wheelchair. A few years later a friend suggested the Alexander Technique. At first I was very sceptical, but had also reached the stage where I was ready to try virtually any means to solve the problem. A few weeks after my first lesson, I had gone out beagling, but only walking.

Chris Walsh

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