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What is the Alexander Technique?

  The Alexander Technique is a skill for self-development teaching you to change long-standing habits that cause unnecessary tension in everything you do.…

Published Research

STAT is committed to furthering research in all fields into the effects of taking Alexander Technique lessons. For more details go to the aims of the STAT…

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Learning the Alexander Technique

You learn the Alexander Technique through one-to-one lessons with one of our qualified teachers who will address your individual needs. Some teachers offer…

Benefits overview

Whatever your age, ability or state of health, the Technique can help you get stronger and have more stamina, become more relaxed, think more clearly and…

Health and wellbeing

The Alexander Technique can improve the quality of everything you do. In our busy lives we waste energy with too much tension and effort. With the Alexander…

About STAT

The Society of Teachers of the Alexander Technique (STAT) was founded in the UK in 1958 by teachers trained by FM Alexander. There are currently over 2500…

Everyday Life and Work

  The way we use ourselves in everyday activities may seem harmless. What possible danger could there be in a little excess tension as you brush your teeth or…

Performing

Performers of all kinds have long recognised the value in learning the Alexander Technique as part of developing and improving their skills. From actors and…

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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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