Alexander Technique at the workplace
"I can’t imagine the company now without Alexander Technique…”
Paul Auf der Maur, Head of Production, Victorinox.
At a factory in Switzerland, an Alexander Teacher helped to reduce absenteeism by 30%
within five years. A short summary can be read here.
Computer and office workers sometimes must sit for hours something that humans are not really adapted for. Therefore, ”learning to sit correctly” can be misleading. It is better to understand how we are adapted for lots of different things in life - including sitting - and particularly how good breathing happens given optimal postural balance.
This knowledge also helps to develop intelligent recreation - balancing life and work.