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How You Stand, How You Move, How You Live: Learning the Alexander Technique to Explore Your Mind-Body Connection and Achieve Self-Mastery
by Missy Vineyard

Paperback/Published 2007

A nice introduction to the Alexander Technique as well as practical suggestions for studying on your own.

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From Stress to Freedom with the Alexander Technique

From Stress to Freedom with the Alexander Technique
DVD, 2005
Introduction to the Alexander Technique.
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The Alexander Technique

The Alexander Technique
VHS Tape
A video guide to the Alexander Technique.
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Principles of the Alexander Technique

Principles of the Alexander Technique:
The Only Practical Introducation You'll Ever Need

by Jeremy Chance, narrated by Michael McCallion
Published 1999
The title is little overdone, but this is an excellent general introduction to the Alexander Technique. (Also available as a paperback book - see below.)
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How You Stand, How You Move, How You Live

How You Stand, How You Move, How You Live:
Learning the Alexander Technique to Explore Your Mind-Body Connection and Achieve Self-Mastery

by Missy Vineyard
Paperback/Published 2007
Includes a nice introduction to the Alexander Technique as well as practical suggestions for studying on your own.
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Body Learning

Body Learning:
An Introduction to the Alexander Technique

by Michael Gelb
Paperback/Published 1996
A good general introduction to the Alexander Technique. Covers the basic ideas of the technique, its history and a number of specific applications.
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How to Learn the Alexander Technique

How to Learn the Alexander Technique:
A Manual for Students

by Barbara and William Conable
Paperback/Published 1996
A good short introduction to the Alexander Technique is followed by specific suggestions for working on one's own using a process called "body mapping". Particularly useful for people with little or no access to an Alexander teacher.
Listen to an MP3 interview with one of the authors about the origins and the usefulness of body mapping.
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Body, Breath and Being

Body, Breath and Being: A New Guide to the Alexander Technique
by Carolyn Nicholls
Paperback/Published 2008
A practical introduction that explores the Alexander Technique through the experiences of those who have studied it and benefited from it.
Includes a CD.
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The Alexander Technique

The Alexander Technique
by Jeremy Chance
Hardcover/Published 2002
An excellent short introduction to the Technique, including good suggestions for studying on your own. Large text with many pictures.
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Mind and Muscle - An Owner's Handbook

Mind and Muscle - An Owner's Handbook
by Elizabeth Langford Paperback/Published 1999
An excellent practical explanation of the way our body functions by an experienced Alexander Technique teacher. A good resource for studying on your own. Useful exercises are included in each chapter.
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Secrets of the Alexander Technique

Secrets of the Alexander Technique
by Rob Macdonald and Caro Ness
Paperback/Published 2001
Small, richly-illustrated introductory book. Includes information about topics such as reading, walking, keyboarding etc.
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Freedom to Change

Freedom to Change - The Development and Science of the Alexander Technique
by Frank Pierce Jones
Paperback/Published in 1997
This Alexander classic was originally published as Body Awareness in Action in 1976. An excellent introduction to the Technique which emphasizes both its history and Jones' 25 years of research at Tufts University.
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Whatever You're Doing Now You Can Do It Better!

Whatever You're Doing Now You Can Do It Better!
Your Guide to the Alexander Technique

by Anthony James Taylor
Paperback/Published 2003
Basic principles of the Alexander Technique explained along with practical suggestions for applying them in your life. Includes photos.
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Understanding the Alexander Technique

Understanding the Alexander Technique
by Joan Diamond
Paperback/Published 2003
A small and inexpensive full-colour booklet introducing the Technique.
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Let Your Life Flow

Let Your Life Flow:
The Physical, Psychological and Spiritual Benefits of the Alexander Technique

by Alexander Mauder
Paperback/Published 2002
Explanation of the Technique in terms of energy flow and how we can direct energy with our thoughts.
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The Alexander Technique in Everyday Life

The Alexander Technique in Everyday Life
by Jonathan Drake
Paperback/Published 1996
Another good general description of the Alexander Technique with an emphasis on how the Technique can be used to help with day-to-day activities.
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The Alexander Technique - How to Use Your Body Without Stress

The Alexander Technique - How to Use Your Body Without Stress
by Dr. Wilfred Barlow M.D.
Paperback/Published 1991
A good general description of the Alexander Technique by a medical doctor.
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Mind and Body Stress Relief with the Alexander Technique

Mind and Body Stress Relief with the Alexander Technique
by Richard Brennan
Paperback/Published 1998
Application of the Alexander Technique to the release of physical and mental stress.
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Alexander Technique: A Practical Introduction

Alexander Technique:
A Practical Introduction

by Richard Brennan
Paperback/Published 1998
An easy-to-understand introduction. The book contains exercises designed to illustrate the basic concepts of the Alexander Technique.
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The Alexander Technique: A Step-by-Step Guide

The Alexander Technique:
A Step-by-Step Guide (In a Nutshell Series)

by Aisla Masterson
Published 1998
A very short introduction to the Alexander Technique with a great many color photos. Includes three case histories.
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