Alexander Technique Press & Resources

BACK PAIN

New York Times
Sit Up Straight. Your Back Thanks You.
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/06/25/health/25consumer.html?_r=3&partner=rss&emc=rss
 
New York Times
The Alexander Technique for Back Pain?
http://consults.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/06/01/relieving-back-pain-without-drugs-or-surgery/
 
Oprah Magazine
A Dramatic Cure for Back Pain
http://www.oprah.com/health/A-Cure-for-Back-Pain-The-Alexander-Technique
 
BBC News
Back Pain Eased by Good Posture
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/health/7568948.stm
 
NPR
Alexander Technique:  A Balm for Back Pain?
http://www.npr.org/2011/03/28/134861319/alexander-technique-a-balm-for-back-pain
 
ABC News
Simple, no-drug way to ease back pain
http://abclocal.go.com/wpvi/story?section=news/health&id=6727789
 
Financial Times
Why Alexander truly is great
http://us.ft.com/ftgateway/superpage.ft?news_id=fto111420082027372395
 
The Telegraph
Alexander posture technique ‘most effective at reducing back pain’
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2585404/Alexander-posture-technique-most-effective-at-reducing-back-pain.html
 
The Daily Mail
An old cure for a modern malaise:  Alexander Technique beat chronic back pain
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-1047108/An-old-cure-modern-malaise-Alexander-Technique-CAN-beat-chronic-pain.html
 
The Guardian
Alexander Technique ‘does ease back pain’
http://www.guardian.co.uk/society/2008/aug/20/health.healthandwellbeing
 
Vogue
The Alexander Technique – 40 Minutes with a coach
http://www.vogue.it/en/beauty/wellness-and-fitness/2010/10/the-alexander-technique
 
London Evening Standard
Feel Good Factor: Alexander Technique
http://www.thisislondon.co.uk/health/article-23826761-feel-good-factor-alexander-technique.do
 
Marie Claire
Victoria Beckham fights poor posture with the Alexander Technique
http://www.marieclaire.co.uk/news/celebrity/434682/victoria-beckham-fights-poor-posture-with-alexander-technique.html
 
Daily Mail
How to walk tall and be pain free like former James Bond, Pierce Brosnan
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-1356287/How-walk-tall-stay-pain-free-like-007.html
 

MEDICAL RESEARCH

British Medical Journal
Research BMJ conducted on Alexander Technique and low back pain
http://www.bmj.com/highwire/filestream/399632/field_highwire_article_pdf/0.pdf
 
National Institute of Health, Human Movement Science
Low back pain subjects show decreased axial stiffness with Alexander Technique
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3074502/pdf/nihms250320.pdf
 
NOBEL PRIZE – Winner’s Speech, Nikolaas Tinbergen
Medical implications/research into the Alexander Technique (see pg. 122-128)
http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/medicine/laureates/1973/tinbergen-lecture.pdf
 

RESOURCES

American Society for the Alexander Technique (AMSAT)
Excellent resource to find more information on Alexander Technique + profile link (below)
http://www.amsatonline.org/teacher/coriolinghouse
 
Complete Guide to the Alexander Technique
The thorough, near-encyclopedic look into all aspects of the Alexander Technique
http://www.alexandertechnique.com
 
Direction Journal
For 23 years, Direction Journal has been the only independent industry journal for the Alexander Technique community worldwide.
http://www.directionjournal.com/  
 

RECOMMENDED READING

The Use of the Self, F.M. Alexander
Body Learning, Michael Gelb
Back Trouble- A New Approach to Prevention and Recovery based on the Alexander Technique, Deborah Caplan, P.T
Body Space Image: Notes Toward Improvisation and Performance, Miranda Tufnell and Chris Crickmay
The Thinking Body, Mabel Elsworth Todd
How Life Moves:  Explorations in Meaning and Body Awareness, Caryn McHose and Kevin Frank
 

CORI OLINGHOUSE performance & choreography

http://ghostlinesproject.tumblr.com/
http://eccentricdance.wordpress.com/
Video excerpts:
http://vimeo.com/user6510148/videos
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