Links and Resources
Alexander Technique organizations and schools
AmSAT - American Society for the Alexander Technique - US
ATI - LA Alexander Training Institute of Los Angeles - US
STAT - Society of Teachers of the Alexander Technique - UK
ABTA - Asociacao Brasileira da Tecnica Alexander - Brazil
THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO THE ALEXANDER TECHNIQUE- US
News and research
Reuters - Back pain costs rise, but pain still there:
- Back pain rises 65 percent in the past decade
- USA cost is $85.9 billion a year
- Pharmaceutical expenditures have increased 171 percent
- The average people spent $4,695 per year with back pain (1997)
- The average $2,731 spent for people without back problems (1997)
British Medical Journal - Clinical trial results published showing Alexander Technique lessons provide long-term benefit
O - Oprah website - "A Dramatic Cure for Back Pain"
BBC - UK - Back pain eased by good posture
Telegraph - UK - Alexander posture technique 'most effective at reducing back pain'
The Guardian - UK - Health: Alexander technique 'does ease back pain'
Daily Mail online - UK - An old cure for a modern malaise: Alexander Technique can beat chronic back pain
Post Gazetee - Pittsburgh - US - Study finds Alexander Technique an effective method to treat back troubles