One to one lessons in the Alexander technique from registered teachers have long term benefits for patients with chronic or recurrent back pain.

Click above to read the paper as published on the British Medical Journal website or click here to download the paper in PDF format.

View the BMJ YouTube videos discussing the Alexander Technique.

Video 1

Video 2


Alexander Technique lessons, Acupuncture sessions or usual care for patients with chronic neck pain (ATLAS): A randomised controlled trial - 2015

Chronic neck pain is a common condition in the adult population. Alexander Technique lessons led to significant reductions in neck pain and associated disability compared with usual care at 12 months.
Click here to download the study paper in PDF format.


Can the Alexander Technique improve balance and mobility in older adults with visual impairments? A randomized controlled trial.

Click here to download the study paper in PDF format.


A short film about Alexander Technique in Education.


Why is the Alexander Technique in the NICE guidlines used by the NHS? Read here.

"All you need to know about: Alexander Technique" Guardian Weekend. Download PDF here.

"Mind over Matter" The Guardian. Download PDF here.

"Alexander The Great" The Metro. Download PDF here.

"The Power of Posture" Evening Standard. Download PDF here.


Alexander Technique Links:

STAT: The Society of Teachers of The Alexander Technique

ATI: Alexander Technique International

ATE: Alexander Technique Education

The Constructive Teaching Centre

The Complete Guide to The Alexander Technique


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