Research suggests that learning the Alexander Technique is beneficial for a range of health conditions; studies show it can lead to reductions in chronic pain, reduced disability in people with Parkinson’s disease, improvements in breathing and improved balance. See here for further information on specific conditions.

There is also evidence to suggest that learning the Alexander Technique can improve psychological wellbeing. People who have learnt the technique report increased self-awareness, calmness and confidence, and greater control over their actions. It has been shown to help performance anxiety and improve mood.