Alexander Technique Benefits

There are many ways how the Alexander Technique can benefit you. It can help you in every day life situations as well as in your profession.

Paul McCartneyMusicians know since many years that by using the Alexander-Technique, their potential is more expressed and they will not be worn-out after a couple of years. Some famous musicians benefiting and publicly endorsing the Alexander Technique are Paul McCartney, Sting, Yehudi Menuhin and Madonna to name just a few.


John McEnroeAthletes have been using the Technique not just to successfully fight chronic pains but also use it as a tool to perform better. Amongst them are Linford Christie (Olympic Gold Medalist over 100m dash) and John McEnroe (former world number 1 Tennis player).


Judi DenchActors such as Judi Dench (Oscar winner in 1998 for Shakespeare in Love), Hilary Swank (two time Oscar winner for Boys Don’t Cry in 1999 and Million Dollar Baby in 2004), Robin Williams (Oscar winner in 1997 for Good Will Hunting) are just a few out of many that use the Alexander Technique. Kevin Kline (Oscar winner for A Fish Called Wanda) once said: “The Technique’s many benefits for actors include minimized tension, centredness, vocal relaxation, responsiveness, mind/body connection and about an inch and a half of additional height.”

Famous scientists, surgeons, journalist and people from many other fields benefited already from the Alexander Technique. See bellow a brief summary of the main benefits:

  • One discovers his own habitual behaviors and therefore one can decide to change undesired habits
  •  Mind and Body will function better together
  •  Balance improves
  •  Movement becomes easier
  •  Less energy will be wasted
  •  Breathing gets optimized.
  •  Phobias and pains may abate.
  •  Ones charisma will evolve
  •   Enjoy overall better quality of life.
  •  Risk of sport injuries will be reduced.
  •  Voice gets strengthened.


If you have further questions or you would like an introductory lesson in Netanya – Israel, please feel free to contact Irith Langer.