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Alexander Technique in Rye NY

Judith Stern, MA P.T.

31 Purchase Street Rye, NY 10580
(914) 921-2400

Judith C Stern MA, PT Alexander Teacher, AmSAT Certified

Judith Stern teaches the Alexander Technique in Rye, NY. The Alexander Technique is an intelligent way to solve common movement problems that cause chronic pain and stress. It is a way to notice your movement habits, release compression and move with ease and expansion. A proven self care method, it is a set of skills that you learn to relieve pain, prevent injury and enhance performance.
With the Alexander Technique, you learn how to strip away the movement habits and tensions patterns at the root of your discomfort. You learn how to balance your own body and take charge of your own health. You learn how to sit, stand and move with safety, efficiency and ease.
The Alexander Technique practitioner, a professional trained in the art of observation and expert guidance, leads you through a one-on-one learning process tailored to your needs. Over a course of sessions, your teacher helps you release muscular tension and restore your body's original poise. As you address your entire body not just segments you learn to improve your overall functioning.
Noted actors, musicians and athletes have used it for over 100 years to enhance performance and stage presence. Among them are Sir Colin Davis, William Hurt, Jeremy Irons, James Earl Jones, Kevin Kline, Paul McCartney, Kelly McGillis, Paul Newman, Lynn Redgrave, Maggie Smith, Mary Steenbergen, Sting, Robin Williams, Joanne Woodward and members of the New York Philharmonic Orchestra.

Contact Judith Stern for further information or to schedule a lesson.

What are the Alexander Technique's benefits?
  • Back problems - A study published in the British Medical Journal shows 86% reduction in low back pain through lessons in the Alexander Technique. See the accompanying film, below.
  • Self care - As the premier form of self care, the Alexander Technique helps people prevent injury and recover from chronic back, hip and neck disorders, traumatic or repetitive strain injuries, balance and coordination disorders, arthritis and muscle spasms.
  • Skill enhancement - Athletes use the Technique to help them improve strength, endurance, flexibility and responsiveness. Performing artists use it to lessen performance anxiety while improving concentration and stage presence. Public speakers use it to improve vocal projection and voice quality. Those in business find it enhances presentation skills and increases confidence.
  • Mental health - As your posture and movement style improve, you look and feel better. As your breathing capacity expands, you have a greater resource of energy. Physicians recommend the Alexander Technique to lessen the depression and anxiety associated with chronic conditions.
Click below, to watch a great video about the Alexander Technique.

The American Society for the Alexander TechniqueThe American Society for the Alexander Technique is the largest professional association of certified Alexander Technique teachers in the United States. The Alexander Technique is a proven, effective way to promote wellness and optimize functioning by eliminating body misuse in everyday activities. AmSAT's mission is to establish the Alexander Technique as a basic and recognized resource for health, productivity, and well-being.
Specialties: Alexander Technique, Breathwork, Physical Therapy
Health Conditions: Arthritis, Asthma, Back Pain, Carpal tunnel syndrome, Neck Pain, Pain, Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI), Sciatica, Stress
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