FOR DANCERS, THE ALEXANDER TECHNIQUE is a unique 2-disc set that explains what the Technique is and how dancers can use it to correct alignment, improve dance technique and artistry, and help dancers to dance with great ease, joy and passion. The discs are also useful in helping prevent injury and lengthen careers.
There are 3 complete programs: The Alexander Technique in Core Movement -- an introduction to the Technique through dance movement common to all kinds of dance with a particular focus on alignment , plie, tendu, extension, bending, twisting, arms and jumping.
A Class -- Some Unanswered Questions in which Juilliard dance students ask questions about their real issues.These include, breathing, how to improve turnout and arabesque among others.
A Conversation with Dancers -- Professional dancers dexcribe how they use the Alexander Technique in 3 different styles of -- Martha Graham, Bob Fosse and William Forsythe.
" This is clearly for dance and dancers but, in my opinion, it is much more than that. it is a mastgerly demonstration of how the Alexander Technique can be integrated into the training and workin life of any dancer. Highly recommended for Alexander teachers and all dancers."
Vivian Turner - Statnews
Ms. Turner is a former dancer trained at the Royal Ballet School in London.