The reality of the body is far from straight. This exploration is to trace the curves in the back of the body. You can do this on your own and it's powerful when done with a partner.
Thanks to Irene Tasker, a Montessori and Alexander trained teacher, the Alexander Technique is taught to kids in various settings. Benefits include improved impulse control, attention and body coordination. Watch a video to learn more about the technique in education at all levels, from elementary education to university settings.
Often a desire to get something done (e.g. while walking to our destination, finishing a project, etc) narrows our focus. The Alexander Technique can help.
1. Consider your whole body. As you read this, start to notice what parts of your body, if any, you have in mind, and then bring your whole body – from the top of your head to your feet – into your awareness. Another way to think about this is...