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Alexander technique Line breaks: Alex|an¦der tech|nique
Pronunciation: /alɪɡˈzɑːndə/

Definition of Alexander technique in English:


A system designed to promote well-being by retraining one’s awareness and habits of posture to ensure minimum effort and strain.
Example sentences
  • For example, acupuncture, the Alexander technique, reflexology, yoga and massage, and aromatherapy may be helpful.
  • Acupuncture and the Alexander technique may help relieve discomfort.
  • The Alexander technique (which improves the posture) and yoga (which improves strength and flexibility of muscles) are obvious examples.


1930s: named after Frederick Matthias Alexander (1869–1955), the Australian-born actor and elocutionist who developed it.

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