15
Apr

The Benefits of Alexander Technique to Cancer Patients

Extracts taken from a report by Helene Corrie on ‘Teaching Cancer Patients‘ However much we try to hide it, ‘Cancer’ is a dirty word. People, when they are first given the dreaded diagnosis, experience shock, panic, anger, denial sometimes, but always a...
15
Apr

The Alexander Technique and Speech Therapy

Speech therapists work closely with patients, frequently on a one-to-one basis to bring about change. A disorder of speech and language may be developmental or acquired in origin so a therapist works sometimes to educate and sometimes to re-educate. A speech therapist has a...
15
Apr

The Role of Alexander Technique in Musical training and Performing

Most students enter music conservatories with long-standing inappropriate habits in their manner of using themselves in activity. These habits hamper the smooth operation of postural support systems, which are fundamental to all skilled movements. By learning and applying the...