Monthly Archives: November 2013

Alexander Technique proponent makes her students sit up and take notice

Marian Goldberg grasps my head gently but firmly, her hands along my jawbones. Ever so slowly, almost imperceptibly, she helps me rise from a chair in her home office until I’m standing. That one simple movement, which I probably do … Continue reading

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Back to basics (get it!)

It is the biggest single cause of sickness, disability and loss to industry with almost half the population suffering in any given year. Yet back pain, a topic Googled by four million people worldwide each month and the subject of … Continue reading

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Easing chronic back pain with the Alexander technique

A set of exercises can offer non-prescription relief for those with back pain. Alexander technique teacher Mille Ball finds out more. OccupationalHealth By Personnel Today on 7 Oct 2013 in Continuous professional development, Employment Law Features, Health and safety, Learning & development, Occupational health, Wellbeing In August 2008, the BMJ published … Continue reading

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Alexander Technique: Lessons, not Treatments

  Learning how to move effectively, without pain or discomfort in ordinary activities and, for some, in activities requiring greater effort, is a skill many need to learn—or relearn—after stress, bad habits, or compensation for injury make us less effective … Continue reading

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