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Dr. Fishman cites the AT, again.

This time in the Huffington Post, while looking at the rising cost of healthcare.

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Study on the Diaphragm and Low Back Pain

I found this study to be an interesting look at what could be part of the reason why the Alexander Technique and the Art of Breathing work has such a impact for so many with low back issues!

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New Study on Alexander Technique and Chronic Pain

As published in the NursingTimes.net, UK

20 September, 2012 | By The Press Association

A study was carried out for 11 months, exploring an Alexander Technique teaching service that was time-limited.

Those who suffer with chronic pain may find some relief through learning the Alexander Technique in NHS outpatient clinics, research found. Continue reading

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An Alexander & Yoga teacher responds to NY Times Article “How Yoga Can Wreck Your Body.”

On January 5th the New York Times Magazine published a provocative article called “How Yoga can Wreck Your Body” by William J.Broad. Over my years of teaching many of my students (some of them Yoga teachers) have asked me what I think about Yoga, and I always respond with a common AT motto “It’s not what you do, but how you do it.” Continue reading

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Alexander Technique and M.S.

This article by Alexander Technique teacher Marta Curbelo discusses how the Technique has helped her with her Multiple Sclerosis. There is also a link to her interview with Robert Rickover about her experiences. Article in The Jewish Life. Continue reading

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AT mentioned in Huffington Post Article by Loren Fishman

Click to read the Dec. 7th Huffington Post article featuring the Alexander Technique: “Mix and Match Several Alternative Therapies to Ease Back Pain” Continue reading

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Oprah magazine features the Alexander Technique

In April 2009, following the BMJ study on the Alexander Technique, O magazine included this article about the Alexander Technique:  http://www.oprah.com/health/A-Cure-for-Back-Pain-The-Alexander-Technique.

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British Medical Journal study on AT for treatment of chronic and recurrent back pain

In 2008 the British Medical Journal released this study that found the Alexander Technique to be effective in treating chronic and recurrent back-pain. To see the full excerpt in the BMJ online: http://www.bmj.com/content/337/bmj.a884.full  

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Alexander Technique addressing mental illness

2008 article in the The Sunday Times on Alexander Technique as a supplement for other therapies in the treatment of mental illness: http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/life_and_style/health/traineo/exercise/article3773825.ece

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Alexander Technique sited as helpful in natural birthing

The American Pregnancy Association recently sited the Alexander Technique as helpful in the natural birthing process.

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