In Alexander Technique lessons students learn a structured methodology to align, relax and free their bodies from limiting tension habits. The technique has relevance for people seeking to improve posture, reduce pain and increase power in their personal presence and voice.
Sessions include hands on guidance during movement and a table session.
Elyse Shafarman is certified in the Alexander Technique with a Masters Degree in Physiological Psychology and a 10-year career in modern dance. She has conducted scientific research on the benefits of Alexander Technique for computer users. In addition to private teaching in San Francisco and Berkeley, she works with actors at Studio ACT and gives monthly free introductory workshops at Elephant Pharmacy.