The Alexander Technique is for musicians, dancers, singers, athletes, artists, yogis, body workers, craftspeople, carpenters, service industry and health professionals, public speakers, pregnant woman, infants, children, young adults, elders, and folks from all walks of life.
People choose to study the technique for many reasons. Some are motivated by a wish to be free of pain, recover from injury, or avoid surgery. Doctors now recommend Alexander Technique for many conditions. (see below)
Others may be concerned about themselves and want to prevent injury and improve their performance and their quality of life.
Some people may simply want to look, speak and feel more poised and empowered in their lives.
A pregnant woman for example, will study the technique to avoid back pain and to create the conditions for an easier birth by learning to maintain a natural alignment. The technique will also teach her how use herself well, and avoid injury while caring for her child.