What are or who benefits having Alexander Technique lessons?
Over the last 100 years it became clear that the Technique is especially helpful to musicians, singers, dancers, actors and sportsmen. For the performer the body is the instrument or tool for their profession or art form. With a well tuned human “instrument” you have the chance of a better result!
Businessmen, involved in giving frequent presentations find that the Alexander Technique gives them more confidence to use their voice with as little tension as possible. Not only this, it also increases their self-confidence and overall poise.
Office workers who spend many hours in front of a screen realize the benefit of the preventative nature of the Technique. It helps them to maintain their energy and improve their productivity during long hours spent at their desks or in front of their computers.
People working with a life/personal coach to help them make changes in their lives, find, that the support of an Alexander Teacher can accelerate that change through recognizing that deeply engrained thought- and movement patterns may need altering .
The Technique can help with many physical problems such as:
- Neck, shoulder and arm problems
- Stress related aches and pains
- Vocal problems
It can also relieve Arthrisis and Rheumatic pains. The Technique can make you feel more peaceful and relaxed.
Good use of the body, whether as a musician, goldsmith or computer user is of great importance.