This is a simple to read introduction to the Alexander Technique and was specifically written for those who know little or nothing about the Technique. The book helps to de-mystify the Technique and give a clear and concise account of what the Alexander can do for you and how it can help a variety of ailments including backache, headaches, asthma, high blood pressure, stress and depression. A simple account Alexander's discovery and how he devised his technique is included as well as a chapter on how to begin helping yourself, what you can expect from an Alexander lesson and how to find a teacher. A valuable, yet inexpensive gift for anyone who could benefit from Alexander lessons yet knows little or nothing about the technique. Illustrated with line drawings.