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Books Influenced by the Principles of the Alexander Technique

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There are many books influenced by the principles of the Alexander Technique.
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Juggling

More Balls Than Hands

More Balls Than Hands:
Juggling Your way to Success by Learning to Love Your Mistakes

by Michael Gelb
Hardcover/Published 2004
An approach to juggling based on the principles of the Alexander Technique. Includes a good description of the Technique.
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Functional Chair Design

The Chair

The Chair:
Rethinking Culture, Body and Design

by Galen Cranz
Paperback/Published 1999
History, anatomy and ergonomics of chair design explored by an Alexander Technique teacher with an emphasis on the importance of an easy upright posture when sitting.
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Skill Development

Elements of Skill

The Elements of Skill
by Theodore Dimon, Jr.
Paperback/Published 2003
Basic principles of teaching and learning, informed to a large degree by Alexander Technique principles.
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Balanced Lifestyle

The Art of Effortless Living

The Art of Effortless Living
by Ingrid Bacci, PhD
Hardcover and Paperback/Published 2000
A practical guide to achieving more by doing less, informed in large measure by the author's extensive experience with the Alexander Technique.
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Spiritual Development

The Sacred Portable Now

The Sacred Portable Now: The Transforming Gift of Living in the Moment
by Daniel Singer
Paperback/Published 1999
Emphasis on becoming more aware during everyday activities. Although the Alexander Technique is not mentioned, its influence is clear.
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Zen in the Art of Archery

Zen in the Art of Archery
by Eugen Herrigel
Paperback/Published 1999
This spiritual classic is not about the Alexander Technique, but it does a wonderful job of illustrating the Alexander Technique principle of "non-doing."
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Practice of Presence

Practice of Presence: Five Paths for Daily Life
by Patty De Llosa
Paperback/Published 2006
Guidance on contacting your inner truth using five paths, one of which is the Alexander Technique.
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Constructive Awareness

Constructive Awareness:
Alexander Technique and the Spiritual Quest

by Daniel McGowan
Paperback/Published 1997
Interesting exploration of how a properly-functioning body can help us live in the moment and attain spiritual aspirations.
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Anatomy

Anatomy of the Moving Body

Anatomy of the Moving Body:
A Basic Course in Bones, Muscles and Joints

by Theodore Dimon, Jr
Paperback/Published 2001
An anatomy book informed by the author's many years' experience as an Alexander Technique teacher.
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The Lost Sixth Sense

The Lost Sixth Sense:
A Medical Scientist Looks at the Alexander Technique

by David Garlick
Booklet/Published 1990
An examination of the physiological mechanisms in the human body and how they relate to the principles of the Alexander Technique.
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Leonardo Da vinci

How to Think Like Leonardo Da Vinci

How to Think Like Leonardo Da Vinci:
Seven Steps to Everyday Genius

by Michael Gelb
Paperback/Published 1998
A practical guide based in part on Gelb's experience as a teacher of the Alexander Technique.
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