a therapeutic technique based on the idea that postural changes can correct certain deficiencies, especially voice and breathing problems, as in actors and musicians.
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British Dictionary definitions for Alexander technique
a technique for developing awareness of one's posture and movement in order to improve it
Word Origin for Alexander technique
C20: named after Frederick Matthias Alexander (died 1955), Australian actor who originated it
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