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    DescriptionSince its beginnings in Australia in the 1890s, the Alexander Technique has become renowned as a powerful and effective antidote to the stresses and strains that modern life places upon our bodies. This introductory guide presents readers with a definitive overview of the Alexander technique which teaches us how to co-ordinate mind and body effectively so that our thinking is clarified and our movements become naturally lighter. Encompassing everything from teaching lineages to how the method works to how to find a practitioner, the book provides all the key information on the topic. It also includes a chapter on how to practise the technique at home as well as a useful resources section. Written in an engaging style and full of illustrations and photographs that demonstrate the technique, this book will be of interest to anyone considering options for treatment, as well as anyone wanting to know more about the Alexander Technique.


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    Title
    Principles of the Alexander Technique
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Jeremy Chance
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 176
    Width: 130 mm
    Height: 197 mm
    Thickness: 13 mm
    Weight: 227 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781848191280
    ISBN 10: 1848191286
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: HEA
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T10.2
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27210
    B&T General Subject: 420
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Continuations: 02
    Libri: I-DI
    Ingram Subject Code: DI
    BIC subject category V2: VXHA
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 59
    BISAC V2.8: MED004000
    DC22: 615.82, 615.8/2
    BISAC V2.8: HEA007000, HEA010000
    B&T Approval Code: A66157835
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: HEA014000
    DC23: 615.82
    LC classification: RA781.5 .C47 2013
    Edition
    2, Revised
    Edition statement
    2nd Revised edition
    Publisher
    JESSICA KINGSLEY PUBLISHERS
    Imprint name
    Singing Dragon
    Publication date
    01 March 2013
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Jeremy Chance started his training as a teacher in London in 1976. Since that time, he has established himself as an internationally known and respected teacher of Alexander Technique. He has published many papers on the work, has been a featured teacher at several International Congresses of Alexander Technique, and has made innumerable appearances as a speaker in Australia, New Zealand and throughout Europe, USA and Japan. From 1985 to 2001, Jeremy founded, published and edited DIRECTION, an International Journal on the Alexander Technique which is still in publication. In 2005 he founded his company BodyChance, which now runs the largest Alexander Technique Teacher Education college in the world, with studios in Tokyo and Osaka. Jeremy currently divides his time between Australia, where his two daughters live, and Japan, where BodyChance currently operates.
    Table of contents
    Acknowledgements.; Foreword by Dr David Garlick.; Preface to the New Edition.; 1. Introduction.; 2. Alexander's Story.; 3. Physiology of Movement.; 4. An Alexander Lesson.; 5. Teaching Lineages.; 6. Working with Your Self Alone.; 7. The Anatomy of Moving.; About the Author.; Resources Page.