The Alexander Technique
An Introduction to the Alexander Technique with William Hurt
and Jane Kosminsky
Now a DVD! Special Feature: a newly released interview with William Hurt.
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The BALANCE OF WELL-BEING is happy to announce the issue of FIRST
LESSON as a DVD. It includes a special feature - an interview with Mr.
Hurt that took place during the original shoot, but has not been
released until now.
A limited number of copies in their original VHS form are available at
this web site.
CHANGING YOUR LIFE BY CHANGING YOUR POSTURE
"The Alexander Technique has helped me to undo knots, unblock energy,
and deal with almost paralyzing stage fright."
— William Hurt
FIRST LESSON is an introduction to the Alexander Technique. Renowned
stage and screen actor William Hurt joins former Paul Taylor dancer
and certified Alexander teacher Jane Kosminsky in a pioneer DVD that
shows you how to begin a remarkable voyage of discovery. Goal: to live
with greater vitality, energy and exuberance.
For over 100 years the Technique has helped performers to look better,
breathe better, move better and even bow better. It is a stress free,
absolutely portable (no special place, equipment or costume needed)
technique that engages the intelligence of mind and body to take you
through a life-changing adventure that people from all walks of life
can use. Whether you are a dancer or a doorman, a new mother or a
grandmother, a cellist or a botanist, this "secret weapon" can be
The video includes a history of F.M. Alexander and explanations about
what the Technique is, why it works, how it works and ways in which a
beginner can start to use the principles in a series of daily
activities. It also includes a complete self-lesson that you do lying
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