Body Learning: An Introduction to the Alexander Technique
ISBN: 0805042067
EAN13: 9780805042061
Language: English
Pages: 192
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 9.00" L x 6.00" W
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Holt McDougal
Book Overview
By unlearning common bad postural habits and ways of using the body, people can alleviate tension, fatigue, back pain, neck stiffness, asthma, headaches, depression, and many other ailments. The Alexander Technique, as taught in this book, can be applied to every kind of learning experience, from children's education to the most advanced needs of musicians, entertainers, professionals, and athletes.
Editor Reviews
From the Back Cover Essentially a type of therapy that aims to treat and prevent a range of disorders through a system of postural changes, the Technique stresses the importance of reeducating the muscular system as a means to achieve physical and mental well-being. By unlearning common bad postural habits and ways of using the body, people can alleviate tension, fatigue, back pain, neck stiffness, asthma, headaches, depression, and many other ailments. The book also shows how the Technique can be applied to every kind of learning experience, from children's education and the acquiring of basic skills to the most advanced needs of musicians, entertainers, professionals, and athletes.