1 edition of F. Matthias Alexander, the man and his work. found in the catalog.
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Even exaggerated habits will stop after learning to perceive and prevent them. Instructors observe their students, then show them how to move with better poise and less strain.
This specialized hands-on skill also allows Alexander teachers to bring about a balanced working of the student's supportive musculature as it relates to gravity's downward pull from moment to moment.
In 1923, Dewey wrote the introduction to Alexander's Constructive Conscious Control of the Individual. "Voice and Gender and other contemporary issues in professional voice and speech training". Alexander developed terminology to describe his methods, outlined in his four books that explain the experience of learning and substituting new improvements. Inhibition In the Alexander Technique lexicon, the principle of "inhibition" is considered by teachers to be the most important to gaining improved "use".
Collected Writings on the Alexander Technique. " It concluded that: "The Alexander technique may improve short-term pain and disability in people with low back pain, but the longer-term effects remain uncertain. To qualify as a teacher of Alexander Technique, instructors are required to complete 1,600 hours, spanning three years, of supervised teacher training.
: 34—35 He credited his method with allowing him to pursue his passion for performing. A student learns to pay attention during action, without imposing expectations.
Dutton New York, 1932 , Methuen London, 1932 , republished by Orion Publishing, 2001,• Sir , , and other stage grandees, and other eminent people of the era also wrote positive appreciations of his work after taking lessons with Alexander.