Poor posture is very common and can cause a multitude of health problems. Many people think it can improved by 'sitting up straight' or 'pulling the shoulders back', but nothing could be further from the truth, as this just makes things worse. Instead, the Alexander technique releases unconscious muscular tension throughout your body that has accumulated over many years of stressful living, helping you re-discover the free and natural posture you had as a child.
You will learn new ways of moving while performing everyday tasks, discovering ways of sitting, standing and walking that put less strain on the bones, joints and muscles, thus making your body work more efficiently. Since our physical state also affects our mental one, the benefits can extend into many areas of life.