Links & Resources


Mayo Clinic offers Alexander Technique

The British Medical Journal: Teachers and students speak about the long-term impact Alexander Technique has on sufferers of back pain: Part I,  Part II

The Alexander Technique: Musician’s Method for Improvement


Balk, Malcolm and Andrew Shields. (2007). Master the Art of Working Out: Raising Your Performance with the Alexander Technique. London: Collins & Brown.

Holladay, Sue (2012). Playing with Posture: Positive Child Development Using the Alexander Technique. London: HITE Limited.

Machover, Ilana and Angela & Jonathan Drake (1993). The Alexander Technique Birth Book: A Guide to Better Pregnancy, Natural Birth and Parenthood. New York: Sterling.

Nettl-Fiol, Rebecca & Luc Vanier (2011). Dance and the Alexander Technique: Exploring the Missing Link.Urbana: University of Illinois Press.

Nicholls, Carolyn (2008). Body, Breath & Being. Sussex, England: D&B Publishing.

Shaw, Steven (2009). Master the Art of Swimming: Raise Your Performance with the Alexander Technique. London: Collins & Brown.

Published Research

Selected research studies involving the Alexander Technique, all published in peer-reviewed scientific journals or presented at conferences with peer-reviewed abstracts:


March 28, 2011 NPR: “Alexander Technique: A Balm For Back Pain?” by Sarah Varney

August 3, 2011 New York Times:“To Relieve Tension: Mind the Spine, But Do Not ‘Relax’: Alexander Technique Instructor Began With Buddhism”

Professional Societies

Alexander Technique International (ATI)

American Society for the Alexander Technique (AmSAT)

Society for Teachers of the Alexander Technique (United Kingdom, STAT)