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Who uses the Alexander Technique?


"Everyone wants to be right, but no one stops to consider if their idea of right is right."
F. M. Alexander


The Alexander Technique can benefit anyone who is willing to learn about themselves. Students generally fall into four categories:
  • Those who need to use their bodies with maximum ease and flexibility: actors, dancers, singers, athletes and musicians.
  • Those whose carriage is bad, uncomfortable, painful, or whose occupations leads them into bad postural habits.
  • Those referred by their physicians because of medical problems relating to postural and/or physical habits.
  • Those who are interested in expanding their consciousness and wish to develop their potential such as meditators and those in therapy.
Well-known students of the Alexander Technique include:
 
  • George Bernard Shaw

  • Aldous Huxley

  • Nikolas Tinbergen

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  • Robin Williams

  • William Hurt

  • Paul Newman

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  • Paul McCartney

  • Sting

  • John Dewey