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It is the biggest single cause of sickness, disability and loss to industry with almost half the population suffering in any given year.
When you look in the mirror what do you see? An upright person with perfect posture or a stooped individual with hunched shoulders and drooping chin who looks years older than his/her age?
To celebrate Alexander Technique week this October a free two hour workshop will be held in Mullingar Public Library on Saturday Octover 16.
Many people think that the Alexander Technique involves improving posture by ‘sitting up straight’. Nothing could be further from the truth. It involves releasing unconscious tension from our body to allow us to move through life with greater ease. It can dramatically help or prevent backache, arthritis, insomnia, and a whole range of physical aches and pains. By learning the technique you may find that your confidence and self-esteem naturally grow. You may also find a natural spontaneity, a greater contentment, and a deeper love of life.
Recent trials in the UK have shown that the Alexander Technique can be a valuable treatment for those suffering back pain. The technique was devised by Fredrick Alexander in the 1890s. It is a process of unlearning poor postural habits that cause unnecessary strain. The technique is taught in one to one lessons, and most people find them very therapeutic and educational, and notice benefits from the onset.
Sangoma Therapies and Training is a natural medicine clinic and registered training college in the centre of Athlone. Having recently relocated to Scotch Parade (above Behans Fruit and Veg), Sangoma’s owner, Nicola Ryan, is a well known figure in the natural and complementary health sector in Athlone and in Ireland, with extensive experience managing clinics and lecturing both locally and in Dublin, UK, and USA.
This October, Irish Alexander teachers will take a friendly and adventurous skeleton around Ireland in eight days by any means possible.
A one day course in the Alexander Technique, aimed at musicians and actors, will be given in Galway by Richard Brennan, in the Alexander Technique Centre, Kirkullen Lodge, Tooreeny, Moycullen on Friday October 16.