What is the Alexander Technique?
The Alexander Technique is the name given to the many different approaches of teaching the work of Fredrick Matthias (FM) Alexander, an Australian actor born in 1869.
Mr Alexander made many discoveries about the mental processes that determine our physical movements, and how to apply these discoveries to learn to achieve greater flexibility in movement as well as life-long continuous improvements in many areas of life.
From 1931 until his death in 1955, he focussed on the training of teachers and his unique method grew into the world-wide profession it is today.
What is the ITM?
The ITM (Interactive Teaching Method) is a unique approach to teaching Alexander’s work.
Established in 1993 by Dr Don Weed, the ITM approach for teaching the tools, concepts and principles that make up Mr Alexander’s work emphasises the importance of fun, fascination, and fulfillment as a means of effective learning.
There are now over 150 certified ITM teachers, including eight in Ireland.
What can the ITM Alexander Technique do for me?
Studying with the ITM is a powerful means to personal development. It can help you learn how to make continuing improvements in your standard of mental and physical performance, to make better use of your time and energy, to face the demands of modern living, and to free yourself to discover and realise your dreams.
You can visit the main ITM website at www.alexandertechnique-itm.org