This book, An Alexander Method Strategy to Psychotherapy, is revealed in a PDF format. It explores the connection between bodily habits and beliefs that we stay by.
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Positioned in Albuquerque, New Mexico, U.S.A. (MOVEMENT THERAPY)
What’s the the Alexander Method method to posture and doing issues if you end up injured?
WE TEACH THE INJURED PERSON TO NOT WITHDRAW, HUNKER DOWN, OR SHUFFLE IN WALKING?
What does this imply in the way you do what you do as you get better from bodily damage?
If you see somebody get round who has been injured, they nearly at all times hunker down, shuffle after they stroll, or favor an injured leg.
In the event that they’re in ache, they tense and lift they’re shoulders.
What’s it the injured particular person is doing with all of this shuffling, elevating of shoulders, and hunkering down?
I imagine they need to go someplace and conceal and get better, and never take part on the planet, as a result of they’re hurting. What in the event that they should nonetheless take part, work and so forth., particularly if the damage goes to take a very long time to heal?
THEN, THE ALEXANDER TECHNIQUE TEACHES YOU NOT TO FEED THE INJURY.
What doesn’t feeding the damage imply?
It means in case you have a leg damage, you progress in a mild form manner, as near regular as you’ll be able to. This isn’t strolling being robust and stoic and making an attempt to cover the damage, by forcing your self to maneuver as unhurt outwardly as you’ll be able to.
That is strolling as near unhurt Alexander Method good use strolling as you’ll be able to. However there isn’t any downside for those who can’t.
What do I imply?
If the damage won’t permit you to stroll, to make use of the injured leg the identical manner because the unhurt leg, then YOU DON’T!
What do you do?
YOU TAKE A LOOK AT YOUR WHOLE BODY AND CHOOSE WHAT WORKS, HEAD TO TOE, THAT ALLOWS YOU NOT TO HUNKER DOWN, OR TENSE AND DRAG YOUR LEG OR EXACERBATE THE INJURY.
You do what you want to do to maneuver with launched muscle mass all through the physique. Once we’re injured we tense up head to toe to suppress the ache.
Does this work? NO!
Tensing up bodily is what we we do to suppress ache, bodily and/or emotional.
Once more, tensing up and hunkering down and locking your shoulders doesn’t work.
The truth is it spreads the leg damage to your complete physique, and also you begin experiencing your complete physique as injured.
YOU ARE NOW INJURING YOUR WHOLE BODY!
Now, you do should compensate for an damage, however what the Alexander Method teaches you to do just isn’t feed the damage, to not use postural and motion compensations that lengthen restoration.
After I get injured it’s an act of will for me to not lock my physique right down to suppress the ache.
Most of us do that, as a result of it’s what we’ve finished our complete lives, and it appears to be what injured people are hardwired to do.
WHAT THE ALEXANDER TECHNIQUE OFFERS THE CLIENT IS A WAY TO CONSCIOUSLY ASSIST THEIR BODY IN RECOVERY BY NOT JUST RELYING ON TIME AND WISHFUL THINKING THAT YOU’LL GET BETTER.
You do have a option to get better extra shortly and kindly.