Alexander Technique at School

Learning requires the cooperation of body, mind and soul

Learning, thinking and cognitive performance require participation of the entire body. For students each school year adds to the amount of time they spend in static-passive sitting. Body-aware sitting as shown in the second photo, meant for the optic distance, prevents poor posture and trains the attentiveness. An ideal permanent sitting posture does not exist. The rediscovery of natural movement will be facilitated through the Alexander Technique and thus enable concentrated and spiritual, vital learning.

The challenges for teachers in the classroom are also enormous. The Alexander Technique is supportive throughout its exercises because not only does it convey subject matter, motivate students and hold the attention of 20-30 people, it also manages to keep the noise level low. Teachers increasingly pay attention to their posture in front of a class and use it to act as a model for students.