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Charlotte Woods, Lesley Glover and Julia Woodman

The Alexander technique was defined by its creator, Frederick Matthias Alexander, as “education in the widest sense of the word, in that it deals with the control of human reaction” ( Alexander, 1946/2000 , p. 28), enabling self-directed behavioral change. It is an educational self-development self

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Timothy W. Cacciatore, Patrick M. Johnson and Rajal G. Cohen

Evidence is mounting that practicing the Alexander technique (AT) has a range of benefits. Clinical research suggests that it can help alleviate common musculoskeletal complaints such as chronic back, neck, and knee pain ( Little et al., 2008 ; MacPherson et al., 2015 ; Preece, Jones, Brown

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David I. Anderson

, qi gong, hypnotherapy, Feldenkrais method, Alexander technique, Pilates, Rolfing structural integration, and Trager psychophysical integration. Many other practices are not listed. Practitioners and theorists have used the label “bodywork” to collectively refer to the approaches recognized by NCCIH

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Learning the Alexander Technique Charlotte Woods * Lesley Glover * Julia Woodman * 14 08 2020 1 08 2020 9 3 190 198 10.1123/kr.2020-0020 kr.2020-0020 Potential Mechanisms of the Alexander Technique: Toward a Comprehensive Neurophysiological Model Timothy W. Cacciatore * Patrick M. Johnson * Rajal

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1 1 6 6 From the Editor Mea Culpa and Thanksgiving 11 1996 1 1 6 6 5 5 5 5 10.1123/att.1.6.5 Research Alternative Therapies–Theme Introduction Julie Max MEd, ATC 11 1996 1 1 6 6 6 6 6 6 10.1123/att.1.6.6 Exploration of the Alexander Technique and the Feldenkrais Method Catherine Carreiro PT

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Richard Shusterman

methods of somatic practices (both ancient and modern) that are familiar to both professional movement educators and the general public, such as yoga, taiji quan, the Alexander technique, the Feldenkrais method, and bioenergetics. Rather than offering a particular set of specific principles and

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Wolf E. Mehling

.g., Feldenkrais [the Feldenkrais method], F.M. Alexander [the Alexander technique], Rosen [the Rosen method], Middendorf [Middendorf breath], and G. Alexander [eutony]; Alexander, 1983 ), breath therapies ( Mehling, 2001 ), mindful awareness in body-oriented therapy ( Price, Wells, Donovan, & Rue, 2012 ), dance

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Shanelle Sorbello, Vu Quang Do, Anna Palagyi and Lisa Keay

receiving orientation and mobility services for vision impairment from a community organization (Guide Dogs NSW/ACT). The study investigated whether lessons in the Alexander Technique can prevent falls in older people with low vision. Inclusion and exclusion criteria for this study are outlined in Table  1

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Mohammad Reza Pourahmadi, Ismail Ebrahimi Takamjani, Shapour Jaberzadeh, Javad Sarrafzadeh, Mohammad Ali Sanjari, Rasool Bagheri and Morteza Taghipour

velocities, movement duration, and trunk flexion compared with flexed and neutral head-on-trunk orientations. Cacciatore et al 44 (2011), United States Fifteen Alexander Technique teachers (4 males and 11 females); age: 42.7 (9.1) y, height: 1.69 (0.08) m, and body mass: 74.5 (11.3) kg Falcon; markers were