| "The Use
of the Self" in
"Use of the Self" is the Name of a Book by F.M. Alexander and a key
Impressions (written while I was still training as Teacher
but still actual)
("easier movement with less strain")
The Alexander Technique
is a method of self learning to recover the original flexibility and
easiness of movement through an increase in self conscience and
conscient directing, identifying and correcting habits and patterns of
improve posture without tension, move more efficiently with less
effort, improve coordination and balance, breathe and speak more easily.
to apply: dance, theater, swimming, dentist, sitting at
the computer, Zen meditation, golf, playing music instrument... any
situation which involves movement, effort, posture.
Through a process of self-discovery and experimentation
supported by a teacher of Alexander Technique
in individual lessons.
Verbal directives and manual touch specifically adjusted to each person
stimulate a way of dealing with one self with more awareness.
"The Alexander Technique is a method of self-help. Its purpose is to
help people to avoid doing things that are harmful to their general
wellbeing. The method is unique because, unlike most systems that
advise people what to do or how to do it, this teaches what not to do
and how to prevent it."
Walter Carrington (1915-2005)
lessons or to discover more about Alexander Technique:
in Hamburg (the author of these pages):
António Guerreiro in Klein Borstel
Tel.: 040 75369258
Fax: 040 75369260
to be made by telephone (or e-mail)
Single Lessons: € 40.- per
Small Groups, f.i.
participants: € 60.- per 90
Possible reductions, f.i.
€ 80.- three hours
desired lessons will be conducted in different languages:
in Hamburg, Germany and Rest of the World