What do we get out of it? What are the AT goodies?
Agency – the Alexander Technique empowers us – we can be in our own ‘driver’s seat’, making conscious choices (in the moment) rather than being run by unconscious habit. This provides all the downstream benefits – the AT helps us to live better:
It feels good. We move better. We breathe better. We feel calmer, more centred
Pain may become controllable, diminish or go away.
The Alexander Technique improves our physical wellbeing We look better as a consequence. We experience a sense of wholeness, or of integration, not just physically.
In short – we learn to Use ourselves better.
In the next stage we will want to know:
- How do we develop these for ourselves?