Horizon Therapies Swansea

Counselling and Complementary Therapies in Swansea

Alexander Technique

The Alexander Technique is a method for caring for ourselves, helping to reduce the stresses and strains we put on our bodies, to become more aligned and in balance. It is a widely used method to ease and prevent back pain as well as improve posture and maintain good health and well-being.

Here are just some of the conditions that have helped people when applying the Alexander Technique:
Back pain and discomfort
Neck pain, whiplash
Recovery from injury / illness
Breathing issues
Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI)
Stress Related Conditions
High blood pressure
Reduced mobility
Recovery from injury / illness
Postural issues

About Alexander Technique sessions

In an Alexander Technique session a teacher will use gentle touch to facilitate a process of change, and ‘undoing’ to release tensions and facilitate re-alignment of the spine. A session may include simple movement such as standing sitting and walking, and the ‘balanced resting position: the position of maximum rest for your spine, which can bring about ease and release as well as relaxation and stress relief.

You do not need to be experiencing discomfort or pain to benefit from sessions. However if you are, you can be assured that this method can bring gentle assistance to help you manage and alleviate pain, as well as help prevent issues developing further.

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