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Alexander Technique
     

Alexander Technique

by Dorling Kindersley Publishing, Simon Fielding, Gillian Emerson-Roberts (Editor), Caro Ness, Robert MacDonald
 
Pioneered by Frederick Matthias Alexander at the turn of the 20th century, the Alexander Technique helps you to understand how bad postural habits can harm your health. It aims to promote better posture, freedom of movement, and easy breathing by a process of awareness and self-mastery. This easy-to-follow guide, illustrated with color photographs and clear diagrams,

Overview

Pioneered by Frederick Matthias Alexander at the turn of the 20th century, the Alexander Technique helps you to understand how bad postural habits can harm your health. It aims to promote better posture, freedom of movement, and easy breathing by a process of awareness and self-mastery. This easy-to-follow guide, illustrated with color photographs and clear diagrams, explains the history of the technique and shows you how to apply it to your everyday activities—from reading a book to breathing more efficiently. Discover how the Alexander Technique can rid you of negative behavioral patterns and bring you better health.

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Author Biography: Robert Macdonald has given workshops in the Alexander Technique, Voice, and Performance in theaters and corporations worldwide. He has written one book, The Use of the Voice.

Caro Ness has worked successfully as an author's agent, rights director, commissioning editor, and author.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780789467720
Publisher:
DK Publishing, Inc.
Publication date:
12/18/2000
Series:
Secrets of Series
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
5.36(w) x 4.24(h) x 0.64(d)

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