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Beat Back Pain with the Alexander Technique By Richard Craze

Beat Back Pain with the Alexander Technique
by Richard Craze

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This book shows you how the Alexander Technique will beat your back pain, relieve your stress and improve your overall wellbeing.
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Beat Back Pain with the Alexander Technique Summary


Beat Back Pain with the Alexander Technique: A no-nonsense guide to overcoming back pain and improving overall wellbeing by Richard Craze

Is this the right book for me?

The Alexander Technique is now proven to overcome back pain, and is recommended by the NHS to sufferers. Buying this book might save you a visit to your doctor, but more importantly will give you a simple, no-nonsense, step-by-step guide to how to use this technique. It makes the physical facts easy to understand and the spiritual aspect straightforward with simple language, making sure that you benefit from better mental health as well as a pain-free life.


Beat Back Pain with the Alexander Technique includes:

Chapter 1: A history of the Alexander Technique
Chapter 2: What is the Alexander Technique?
Chapter 3: What's it for?
Chapter 4: Who can benefit from it?
Chapter 5: How is it done with guidance?
Chapter 6: How to do it for yourself
Chapter 7: Practical applications
Chapter 8: The body explained


Learn effortlessly with a new easy-to-read page design and interactive features:

Not got much time?
One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started.

Author insights
Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience.

Test yourself
Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress.

Extend your knowledge
Extra online articles to give you a richer understanding of the subject.

Five things to remember
Quick refreshers to help you remember the key facts.

Try this
Innovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.

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About Richard Craze


Author of over 60 books and expert on alternative therapies and new age medicine, Richard Craze discovered the Alexander Technique when it was recommended to him by a friend to address constant pain from an old injury. Reinvigorated by the experience, he went on to found a very successful publishing company and to resume exercise and a hectic lifestyle in a pain-free manner.

Table of Contents


  • : introduction
    • : what is the Alexander Technique?
    • : why Alexander?
    • : who can learn it?
    • : what it isn't
    • : putting it into practice
    • : how does it work?
    • : what's the technique of the Alexander
    • : Technique?
    • : additional benefits
  • 01: a history of the Alexander Technique
    • : Alexander's early history
    • : the manner of doing
    • : not doing
    • : primary control
    • : putting it all together
    • : psychophysical integrity
    • : the work
    • : spreading the word
    • : the Alexander Technique today
    • : summary
  • 02: what is the Alexander Technique?
    • : the fundamental things
    • : summary
  • 03: what's it for?
    • : flight or fight?
    • : letting go of excess tension
    • : coping with stress
    • : falling down again
    • : the two types of muscles
    • : moral superiority
    • : the three ways of doing
    • : the four stages of doing
    • : summary
  • 04: who can benefit from it?
    • : case history
    • : suitable candidates
    • : suitable cases for treatment
    • : freeing ourselves from illness
    • : end gainers and A types
    • : summary
  • 05: how is it done with guidance?
    • : watching yourself
    • : what does it cost?
    • : a typical lesson
    • : your first lesson
    • : the teachers
    • : summary
  • 06: how to do it for yourself
    • : misconceptions
    • : are you aligned?
    • : the two parts of the Technique
    • : are you sitting comfortably?
    • : emotional contortionists
    • : go for a walk
    • : semi-supine position
    • : summary
  • 07: practical applications
    • : the operating system
    • : emotional tensions
    • : thinking ahead
    • : how to enjoy exercise more
    • : thinking for ourselves
    • : summary
  • 08: the body explained
    • : the spinal column
    • : the head
    • : the back
    • : muscles
    • : nerves
    • : bones
    • : the holistic approach
    • : how the Technique can help us
    • : summary
  • : taking it further
    • : general Information on STAT
    • : bibliography
    • : Alexander Technique abroad
    • : Alexander Technique and the Internet
  • : chapter summary and?checklist
  • : index

Additional information

GOR005843620
Beat Back Pain with the Alexander Technique: A no-nonsense guide to overcoming back pain and improving overall wellbeing by Richard Craze
Richard Craze
Used - Well Read
Paperback
John Murray Press
2010-01-29
192
1444101021
9781444101027
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.