The Alexander Technique in education
The Alexander Technique has been described as learning how to learn; FM Alexander always hoped that the long-term
influence of his work would be in education. Increasingly, Alexander teachers are being invited into schools to teach in
a variety of situations, from one-off health awareness workshops to ongoing one-to-one lessons in school music departments.
One school, the Educare Small School in Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey, with Alexender teachers Sue Merry and Judith Kleinman,
has done pioneering work for more than ten years, bringing the principles of the Alexander Technique into every part of the
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As one goes on [with Alexander lessons], new areas are opened, new possibilities are seen and
then realised; one finds himself continually growing, and realises that there is an endless
process of growth initiated.
Professor John Dewey, American educational philosopher, 1859-1952