Useful Resources

Links to Alexander Technique sites

www.alexandertechnique-itm.org —  website for the Interactive Teaching Method for the Alexander Technique. Provides information on the ITM approach to the AT, workshops, training courses and a list of currently active ITM teachers by country.

www.alexandertechnique.com —  has everything you always wanted to know about the Alexander Technique in all its forms, all on one enormous, but helpful and easy to use, site. Includes articles, research into AT and related topics, and an exceptionally large number of links.

www.thinkinactivity.co.uk —  recommended ITM Alexander Technique practice, based in Edinburgh; one of our associates in Alexander Technique North.

Articles on the Alexander Technique and back pain

"Alexander technique 'does ease back pain' — The Guardian, 20 August 2008 http://www.guardian.co.uk/society/2008/aug/20/health.healthandwellbeing

"At last, the cure for back pain?"  —  The Guardian, 21 August 2008 http://www.guardian.co.uk/lifeandstyle/2008/aug/21/healthandwellbeing

British Medical Journal report on randomised controlled trial of Alexander technique lessons, exercise, and massage (ATEAM) for chronic and recurrent back pain — http://www.bmj.com/content/337/bmj.a884.full

Suggested Reading

Reach your dreams: an introduction to the Alexander Technique — Donald L. Weed. 2012.  ITM Publications. ISBN

Freedom to Change: Development and Science of the Alexander Technique — Frank Pierce Jones. 1997.  Mouritz. ISBN 0952557479

What You Think is What You Get: an introductory textbook for the study of the Alexander Technique — Donald L. Weed. 2004.   ITM Publications; 3rd Revised edition.  ISBN 0954899601

Man's Supreme Inheritance — F.M. Alexander. Methuen (London, 1910), revised and enlarged (New York, 1918), later editions 1941, 1946, 1957, Mouritz (UK, 1996), reprinted 2002. ISBN 0-9525574-0-1

Constructive Conscious Control of the Individual — F.M. Alexander. Centerline Press (US,1923), revised 1946, Mouritz (UK, 2004) ISBN 0-9543522-6-2, ISBN 978954352264

The Use of the Self — F.M. Alexander. E. P. Dutton (New York, 1932), republished by Orion Publishing, 2001, ISBN 0-7528-4391, ISBN 978-0-7528-4391-9

The Universal Constant In Living — F.M. Alexander. Dutton (New York, 1941), Chaterson (London, 1942), later editions 1943, 1946, Centerline Press (US, 1941, 1986), Mouritz (UK, 2000) ISBN 0-913111-18-X, ISBN 978-0-913111-18-5, ISBN 0-9525574-4-4