CAM & Research


Resources for Health Professionals

Complementary & Alternative Medicine

On this web site, we have included a selection of materials to enhance your understanding of the Alexander Technique.


Recently completed research:

• American Society for the Alexander Technique 

• Society of Teachers of the Alexander Technique

• The Complete Guide to the Alexander Technique Medical and Scientific Research 

• Focus on AT Research:


Alexander Technique and Feldenkrais method: a critical overview

Elsevier 2004 by Sanjiv Jain, MD, Kristy Janssen, PA-C, and Sharon DeCelle, MS, PT, CFT. A chapter in a text for Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinics of North America for which Rose and Rick offered lessons and input.

Body Learning Podcasts

Recent scientific studies of the effects of Alexander Technique on muscle tone

and movement co-ordination with Tim Cacciatore, Ph.D

Back pain help: Using the Alexander Technique with Dr. Paul Little

The Pilates Method and the Alexander Technique with John Macy, Physical Therapist

Alexander Technique from Mayo Clinic, Medical and Health Podcasts

Useful Articles, Books & Teachers

Constructive Rest

Alexander Technique Bibliography

Additional Articles and Teacher Listings: 

• The American Society for the Alexander Technique at

• The Society of Teachers of the Alexander Technique at 

British Medical Journal Alexander Technique: Part 1 & 2

How does the Alexander Technique work? What are the authors findings about the clinical and cost effectiveness of the treatment? Watch these two videos to find out.