Here you can purchase pamphlets and books to help you to teach the Alexander Technique in primary education.
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Benefit from Sue Merry's extensive experience of working in primary schools. Her aim is always to integrate the AT into the regular school day. For Alexander Technique teachers this pamphlet contains all you need to know to get started working with children aged 3 - 11. It is packed full of suggestions for games and activities, all tried and tested in the field! 17 Pages. NB. Image for illustration purposes only, not part of the pamphlet.
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An Alexander Technique book specifically for children. It is an adventure story and introduction to the Alexander Technique for children aged between 7 to 12. It is illustrated by Amy Merry with additional illustrations by the children of Educare Small School. 135 Pages. It can be used as a very useful teaching aid or given to a child as a self-read book. It is currently out of print and only available as a file download.
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A short story - 7 pages, no illustrations. An excellent way to introduce the Alexander Technique to children. The story is fun, simple and can be interactive if you wish - an opportunity to get children to try out being tall or not. Works best with children aged 3 to about 8 years. Can be used with one child or a group of children. Is perfect for introducing the AT to a primary school class. Includes helpful notes. NB. Image for illustration purposes only, not part of the pamphlet.
A new Terry Tall and Digby Down story - six pages, no illustrations. Download .pdf file. This is a follow-on to the original 'Story of Terry Tall and Digby Down.' Terry and Digby have an exciting school trip to the beach. What could possibly go wrong? Once again Terry helps Digby to remember the 'magic words'. Lots of actions are incorporated into the story making it very suitable for AT teaching or for simply exploring what our bodies can do. Suitable for groups or single children aged 3 to 8 years. Includes helpful notes. NB: Picture for illustration purposes only, it is not part of the pamphlet.
This link will take you to the Ed2k.org.uk website and you can purchase this story (and any of the other files above) Go to www.ed2k.org.uk
The Alexander Technique for Musicians is a unique guide for all musicians, providing a practical, informative approach to being a successful and comfortable performer. Perfect as an introduction to the Alexander Technique, or to supplement the reader's lessons, the book looks at daily and last-minute practice, breathing, performance and performance anxiety, teacher–pupil relationships, ensemble skills, and the application of the Alexander Technique to instrumental and vocal work.
Complete with diagrams and photographs to aid the learning process, as well as step-by-step procedures and diary entries written by participating students, The Alexander Technique for Musicians gives tried-and-tested advice, drawn from the authors' twenty-plus years of experience working with musicians, providing an essential handbook for musicians seeking the most from themselves and their art.