Alexander Technique and Pregnancy
The Alexander Technique can be useful throughout not only the pregnancy and delivery of the child, but also after the baby is born. The mother is experiencing drastic changes in her body. Her center of gravity is shifted as the baby grows larger; her body is called upon to work harder than it ever has before during delivery, and caring for a rapidly growing child all pose many risks to a woman's body.
The Alexander Technique allows one to unlearn bad habits and misuse of our bodies. Through the technique, one learns how to move without excess tension in the body in a mechanically advantageous way.
The average woman gains twenty-five to thirty-five pounds during pregnancy. …
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