How to Learn Alexander Technique Digital Audio Book - MP3 Album

Barbara Conable , William Conable , Susan Andre

Copyright GIA Publications, Inc. 2015

Item #: X-98100     Status: Available

MP3 ALBUM for $34.95

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Narrated by Susan Andre


This book—now available as a digital audio book—is a classic. Nationally distributed by GIA Publications, Inc. it is the primary reference for anyone interested in learning the Alexander Technique, written by perhaps the leading authority in the United States.

“Filled with powerful insights and original thinking, the Conable book is a superb, practical guide for Alexander students.” —Michael J. Gelb, author of Body Learning and founder of High Performance Learning, Great Falls, VA

“Not only does it offer meaty, practical information for students; it also provides valuable insights for teachers… The best explanation of primary control and downward pull that I’ve seen with students in activity… A healthy extension of F. M. Alexander’s work.” —Robert Cohen, ACAT News

“This is a book to read with enthusiasm and attentiveness. It could influence profoundly a teacher’s effectiveness with students… A book of immediate usefulness to the performer and teacher, and one which will stimulate productive self-evaluation and awareness. It is persuasive and positive in tone, easy to read, and wonderfully enticing.” —Thomas Mastroianni, American Music Teacher


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Format: Album

TRACKS INCLUDED ON ALBUM

TITLE ARTIST TIME
1
I. Welcome to the Study of the Alexander Technigue Barbara Conable 21:16
2
II. Downward Pull Barbara Conable 3:16
3
III. The Laws of the Spine Barbara Conable 10:51
4
IV. Learning the Alexander Technique: A Model Barbara Conable 3:58
5
V. How Alexander Teachers Use Their Hands Barbara Conable 3:12
6
VI. Your Kinesthetic Sense and How to Use It Barbara Conable 37:11
7
VII. Your Body Map and How to Correct It Barbara Conable 16:52
8
VII. Your Body Map (cont.2) Barbara Conable 12:19
9
VII. Your Body Map (cont.3) Cutting the Pie in Squares Barbara Conable 4:52
10
VII. Your Body Map (cont.4) Positions of Mechanical Advantage Barbara Conable 14:22
11
VII. Your Body Map (cont.5) The Happy Mapping of Arms Barbara Conable 10:22
12
VII. Your Body Map (cont.6) The Lower Joints of the Arm Barbara Conable 8:10
13
VII. Your Body Map (cont.7) The Wrist and Hand Barbara Conable 4:40
14
VII. Your Body Map (cont.8) The Useful Mapping of Muscle Barbara Conable 6:39
15
VIII. Breathing Free Barbara Conable 18:32
16
VIII. Breathing Free (cont.) Breathig Is Movement Barbara Conable 9:07
17
IX. Alexander and the Art of Speaking Barbara Conable 9:47
18
X. While You're At It, Map Your Brain Barbara Conable 3:41
19
XI. Common Mapping Errors Barbara Conable 26:00
20
XII. For Teachers: How to Help Your Students With Their Maps Barbara Conable 19:11
21
XIII. If You Exercise Barbara Conable 28:30
22
XIV. Sleep and Rest Barbara Conable 11:54
23
XV. The Technique and Common Maladies Barbara Conable 3:05
24
XVI. Stage-Fright and the Alexander Technique Barbara Conable 3:33
25
XVII. If You Have Suffered Abuse or Violence Barbara Conable 3:41
26
XVIII. The Relationship of the Alexander Technique to Somatic Techniques Barbara Conable 4:39
27
XIX. How to Choose your Alexander Teacher Barbara Conable 16:43
28
Appendix I: If You're an Instrumentalist Barbara Conable 19:43
29
Appendix II: If You're a Singer Barbara Conable 9:33
30
Appensix III: If You're a Dancer Barbara Conable 9:26
31
Appendix IV: If You're an Actor Barbara Conable 4:44
32
Appendix V: Finding Good Books About the Alexander Technique Barbara Conable 3:08

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