A New Approach to the Alexander Technique: Moving Toward a More Balanced Expression of the Whole Self
The Alexander Technique has long been recognized throughout the world as a powerful method for unlearning unconscious, habitual behavior, alleviating physical and mental stress, and encouraging personal growth and transformation. In The Alexander Technique and Beyond, Glen Park makes it available to us in exciting new ways.In the first part of the book, Glen Park reviews Alexander's basic techniques, how they differentiate between the use and misuse of the physical body. In the second part, she applies these principles to the emotional and spiritual dimensions. She examines the human being in terms of its energy system, surrounded by an aura and organized by the seven chakras. The Alexander Technique and Beyond offers fascinating insights into how we function, with a methodology for allowing change to happen.
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
The Use of the Self
The SemiSupine Habit
18 other sections not shown
accept activity affirmations Alexander teacher Alexander Technique Alexander's allow Atlanto-occipital joint aura awareness balance base chakra become breathing centre Clairsentience coccyx conscious control create creative crown chakra dance develop earth emotional responses endgaining energy flowing energy system exercise experience feel feet forwards functioning Gary Zukav hand head back heart chakra human improved interferences kundalini legs lengthening and widening living look lower chakras Matthias Alexander means whereby mental mind and body mirror misuse move movement muscles muscular neck nervous system Notice observe ourselves pain parasympathetic nervous system person physical primary control problems psychic level pull the head release repressed root chakra sciatica second chakra self-awareness sensations shortening shoulders solar plexus spine standing stimulus student subtle body sympathetic nervous system tend tension things third chakra thoughts understand vertebrae visual whole