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Use Of The Self

Use of the Self

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Use Of The Self by F.Matthias Alexander
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Frederick Matthias Alexander was born in Tasmania in 1869. In his twenties, he became a professional reciter of dramatic pieces. After almost completely losing his voice he pioneered a method of improving the 'use' of his body musculature in all positions and movements and cured his vocal problems without medical aid. Alexander then realised that most people stood, sat and moved in a defective manner and that incorrect 'use of the self' might be the cause of much human suffering. He moved to London and established a school, publishing several books and achieving success, with recommendations from famous contemporaries such as Aldous Huxley and Sir Stafford Cripps. Alexander died in 1955 but his 'principle' lives on through the work of many teachers of his method.

Author Biography

F.M. Alexander was an Australian actor who developed the process known as the Alexander Technique.
Release date NZ
November 1st, 2001
Contributor
Introduction by Wilfred Barlow
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
Pages
128
Dimensions
129x195x10
ISBN-13
9780752843919
Product ID
1686672

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