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  • SubGenre:Alternative Therapies
  • Language:English
  • Pages:84
  • eBook ISBN:9798350922585
  • Paperback ISBN:9798350916430

Lighten UP

29 Playful Lessons to Help You Learn the Alexander Technique

by Mark Josefsberg

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The Alexander Technique is a tension-reducing, pain-relieving, posture-improving, awareness-raising, consciousness-expanding modality, but you can use it when you're bowling. You can use it while you're walking, or cooking, or washing your face. You can even use the Alexander Technique when you're strolling down the beach, shaving, and eating a banana. (Page 61).

I used the Alexander Technique to rid myself of neck pain, and “Lighten UP” shows how.


You can judge this book by its cover. "Lighten UP" is a collection of 29 stories, jokes, and Alexander Technique lessons. It was written for people who are new to the Alexander Technique as well as those more practiced.

About the author

Mark Josefsberg was a musician for many decades until neck and hand pain stopped him in his tracks. He tried everything before finding success with the Alexander Technique. He's been studying the AT since the late 1990's and has been an ACAT and AmSAT Certified Alexander teacher since 2003.


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