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Alexander, F. Matthias (Frederick Matthias) 1869-1955

Overview
Works: 156 works in 567 publications in 10 languages and 5,998 library holdings
Genres: Handbooks and manuals  History  Sources  Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Author, Other, Contributor
Classifications: BF172, 615.82
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The use of the self : its conscious direction in relation to diagnosis, functioning and the control of reaction by F. Matthias Alexander( Book )

96 editions published between 1931 and 2010 in 9 languages and held by 661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... The classic book on Alexander's revolutionary theory of movement"--Back cover
The resurrection of the body : the writings of F. Matthias Alexander by F. Matthias Alexander( Book )

43 editions published between 1969 and 1995 in English and Spanish and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book presents selected writings of famous Australian F. Matthias Alexander, now recognized as the twentieth-century pioneer of body-mind coordination."--Back cover
The pianist's talent : a new approach to piano playing based on the principles of F. Matthias Alexander and Raymond Thiberge by Harold Taylor( Book )

9 editions published between 1979 and 1994 in English and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Constructive conscious control of the individual by F. Matthias Alexander( Book )

68 editions published between 1923 and 2006 in English and German and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Psyche
Man's supreme inheritance; conscious guidance and control in relation to human evolution in civilization by F. Matthias Alexander( Book )

46 editions published between 1910 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The universal constant in living by F. Matthias Alexander( Book )

37 editions published between 1941 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Alexander technique manual : a step-by-step guide to improve breathing, posture and well-being by Richard Brennan( Book )

8 editions published between 1969 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Alexander Technique is a unique way of releasing muscular tension throughout the body. It allows you to move with greater comfort and ease, and helps to relieve or prevent common aches and pains that can become debilitating in later life. This practical and informative guide clearly sets out the principles of this world-famous technique and shows you how to use them in your daily life. With the help of colour photographs, it reveals exactly how we place our bodies under excessive strain and how the Alexander Technique can help us to ease this tension and achieve a more relaxed muscular system. There are also plenty of exercises for you to practise at home, with handy hints on mistakes to avoid when you first start to practise the Technique."--Jacket
The Alexander Technique by Wilfred Barlow( Book )

3 editions published between 1973 and 1975 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Alexander Technique, a revolutionary method of bodywork pioneered by the late F.M. Alexander, provides the key to successful body dynamics. Now, in this updated and revised edition, Wilfred Barlow's classic guide to Alexander's work explores every phase of the technique
The Alexander technique: the resurrection of the body by F. Matthias Alexander( Book )

3 editions published between 1969 and 1970 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The writings of F. Matthias Alexander, presented for the first time in a selected edition here, have a direct application to the age-old split between body and mind, which has cause so many problem sin physical health and emotional well-being."--Inside jacket
La técnica Alexander : el sistema mundialmente reconocido para la coordinación cuerpo-mente by F. Matthias Alexander( Book )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Articles and lectures by F. Matthias Alexander( Book )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Chattanooga black shale : a possible future source of uranium by F. Matthias Alexander( Book )

1 edition published in 1953 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Conscious control (man's supreme inheritance) in relation to human evolution in civilization by F. Matthias Alexander( Book )

5 editions published in 1912 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Grundlagen der F.-M.-Alexander-Technik by F. Matthias Alexander( Book )

1 edition published in 1985 in German and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The theory and practice of a new method of respiratory re-education by F. Matthias Alexander( Book )

4 editions published in 1907 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The books of F. Matthias Alexander by F. Matthias Alexander( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduction to a new method of respiratory vocal re-education by F. Matthias Alexander( Book )

4 editions published in 1906 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thinking about thinking about ourselves : the F.M. Alexander memorial lecture, delivered before The Society of Teachers of the Alexander Technique, on October 27th 1984 by David Gorman( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in French and English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

F. Matthias Alexander : the man and his work by Lulie Westfeldt( Book )

2 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The principle and technique of F.M. Alexander is based upon the discovery that a certain dynamic relationship of the head, neck, and back will, if brought into operation, integrate all bodily movement and bring about the potentially best use and functioning of the whole organism as well as of each specific part. Lulie Westfeldt was a member of Alexander's first training course for teachers. She is the only member of this class to write extensively about the Technique and her teaching experience and insights
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The use of the self : its conscious direction in relation to diagnosis, functioning and the control of reaction
Alternative Names
Alexander, F. M.

Alexander, F. M. 1869-1955

Alexander, F. Matthias

Alexander, F. Matthias 1869-1955

Alexander, Frederick M. 1869-1955

Alexander, Frederick Matthias

Alexander Frederick Matthias 1869-1955

Alexander, Matthias

Alexander, Matthias 1869-1955

F.M. Alexander

F. Matthias Alexander acteur uit Australië (1869-1955)

Frederick Matthias Alexander

Frederick Matthias Alexander australischer Schauspiellehrer, Begründer der nach ihm benannten Alexander-Technik

אלכסנדר, פ. מתיאס

אלכסנדר, פרדריק מטיאס 1869-1955

אלעקסאנדער, פרדריק מטיאס 1869-1955

פרדריק מתיאס אלכסנדר

アレクサンダー, F. M

フレデリック・マサイアス・アレクサンダー

馬蒂亞斯·亞歷山大

Languages
English (362)

German (19)

Spanish (15)

French (7)

Japanese (4)

Chinese (2)

Danish (1)

Swedish (1)

Hebrew (1)

Dutch (1)

Covers
The resurrection of the body : the writings of F. Matthias AlexanderThe pianist's talent : a new approach to piano playing based on the principles of F. Matthias Alexander and Raymond ThibergeMan's supreme inheritance; conscious guidance and control in relation to human evolution in civilizationThe Alexander technique manual : a step-by-step guide to improve breathing, posture and well-beingLa técnica Alexander : el sistema mundialmente reconocido para la coordinación cuerpo-menteThe Alexander TechniqueF.M. : the life of Frederick Matthias Alexander : founder of the Alexander technique