The Alexander Technique 9780285639874, 0285639870

The Alexander Technique was developed by an Australian actor, F. Matthias lexander, to improve the way the body is used

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The Alexander Technique
 9780285639874, 0285639870

Table of contents :
Cover
Title Page
Dedication
Acknowledgments
Contents
Foreword by Kevin Kline
Introduction
THE ALEXANDER TECHNIQUE
PART I: THE ALEXANDER TECHNIQUE
Judith Leibowitz's Story
Bill Connington's Story
Using the Alexander Technique to Change Your Life
How Tension Responses Develop
Mental Attitude
Inhibition, Mental Directions, and Sensory Awareness
Anatomy and the Alexander Technique
The Mind/Body Connection
Self-image and Psychological Factors
What Happens in Alexander Lessons
PART II: THE LEIBOWITZ PROCEDURES
The Leibowitz Procedures. Applying the Leibowitz Procedures to Daily ActivitiesApplying the Leibowitz Procedures to Sports and Exercise
Conclusion
Suggested Reading List
Index
About the Authors
Endnotes
Copyright.

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