Links to Alexander resources on the web

General

• The Society of Teachers of the Alexander Technique (STAT)
http://www.stat.org.uk/

• The British Medical Journal
An August 2008 article about the results of a clinical trial of the Alexander technique in relation to back pain
http://www.bmj.com/cgi/content/full/337/aug19_2/a884
And a link to a short film by the BMJ about the Alexander technique and its effectiveness with back pain.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3GbwzqT9piU

• The STAT Channel on youtube
Video and film clips about the technique, including footage of F.M. Alexander.
http://www.youtube.com/user/TheSTATChannel?gl=GB&hl=en-GB

• Friends of the Alexander Technique
An organisation aimed at building a sense of community among people who are interested in the Alexander technique. Runs regular courses and workshops.
http://www.atfriends.org/

• The Complete Guide to the Alexander technique
More on-line articles and resources about the technique.
http://www.alexandertechnique.com/

Interesting blogs

• Forward Thinking with Brighton AT College
Lots of insight into the technique can be found in this blog by Carolyn Nicholls. http://alexandercourse.blogspot.com/

• Alexander Technique blogs
A list of blogs of teachers of the Alexander Technique listed at The Complete Guide to the Alexander Technique.
http://alexandertechniqueblogs.com/teacher/ .

Health and fitness

• The Art of Running
The website of a book of the same name, exploring the use of Alexander principles in running.
http://www.theartofrunning.com

• Swimming with the Shaw Method
The Shaw Method uses Alexander principles to improve swimming technique. http://www.swimshawmethod.com/

• Roy Palmer
Athletics coach and Alexander teacher Roy Palmer writes about applying AT principles in competitive sports, including golf.
http://www.fitness-programs-for-life.com

Other teachers pages (& related stuff)

In India: http://www.alexandertechnique-india.com/

In Brighton: http://www.alexandertechnique-teaching.co.uk/

In the US: This is a nice video of Ann Matthews, an 84-year old US teacher, working on someone else and explaining how she uses the technique to help cope with physical problems of her own.

 

 

             
             

Click to find out more about solar and wind powered web sites by ecologicalhosting.com