To help you on your Pathways to Performance, we will provide you with an evolving selection of resources. Please keep a watch as they will continually be updated and if you find something you would like to share, please let us know.
Alexander Technique: A Skill for Life, Pedro de Alcantara
Alexander Technique Birth Book, Illana Machover, Angela and Jonathon Drake
Anatomy of the Moving Body, Theodore Dimon Jr
Present Yourself: the Simple Way to Give Effective and Powerful Presentations, Michael Gelb
The Chair, Galen Cranz
Lost Sixth Sense: A Medical Scientist Looks at the Alexander Technique, David Garlick
Master the Art of Working Out, Malcolm Balk
My Stroke of Insight, Jill Bolte Taylor, PhD
Stopping: How to be Still When You Have to Keep Going, David Kuntz
The Brain that Changes Itself, Norman Doidge
The Thinking Body, Mabel E. Todd
The Use of the Self, F.M. Alexander
Voice and the Alexander Technique, Jane R. Heirich
What You Think is What You Get, Donald L. Weed
Many of these books are available via Einstein’s Moon bookshop at
Consider the freedom of movement in Muhammad Ali.
Watch Barack Obama and notice “how” he speaks.
Have a look at this video from 1953 about good posture
What stereotypes have changed, what has stayed the same?
Watch the amazing ease of movement in these women.
Watch the cheetah hunt its prey…
He never takes his eyes off and the head leads and the body follows. (There are no graphic images)
The Alexander Technique is used by many actors and performers
Watch the introductory video with actor William Hurt.
(you need to click on the link to view the video over at YouTube)
And whilst we take our approach to stress reduction very seriously…
Sometimes we all need to laugh
Make sure you’ve read the 9 tips to ‘…rethink your potential™’ and experience the activities outlined there.
We will regularly update you with new tips and techniques, so check back in regularly.