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Books by Richard Brennan

Two titles back in print
Mind & Body Stress Relief with the Alexander Technique and The Alexander Technique - Natural Poise for Health have been republished in 2015 and are available for sale below.

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The Alexander Technique CD (or tape) half price if bought online with either of the two latest books, Back In Balance and Change Your Posture, Change Your Life.

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Back In Balance

Use the Alexander Technique to Combat Neck, Shoulder and Back Pain

Back In Balance by Richard Brennan

Published by Watkins Publishing, July 2013
Price (inc Shipping): To Ireland €20; UK €22/£17; Rest of World €25/US$30

JUST PUBLISHED JULY 2013

Back pain has now reached epidemic proportions with millions of people suffering across the globe. This practical life-changing book offers insights into the underlying causes of back and neck pain, simple awareness exercises to alleviate it, and suggests effective lifestyle changes.
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Change Your Posture, Change Your Life

How the Power of the Alexander Technique Can Combat Back Pain, Tension and Stress

Change Your Posture, Change Your Life by Richard Brennan

Published by Watkins Publishing, January 2012
Price (inc Shipping): To Ireland €20; UK €22/£17; Rest of World €25/US$30

This book analyses what causes poor posture and sets out to help the reader regain a natural posture that is free rather than forced. He also shows how the Alexander Technique can help to bring about this freedom of body, mind and emotions. Chapters include 'The Secret Key to Good Posture', 'The Hidden Obstacle to Improving Posture', 'Your Inner Acrobat' and 'First Steps in Releasing Muscle Tension'. The author examines many aspects of the technique and how it can benefit everyone, young and old.
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The Alexander Technique Workbook - 2011 Edition

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Published by Collins & Brown (Revised and updated edition 2011).
Price (inc Shipping): To Ireland €20; UK €22/£17; Rest of World €25/US$30

This is one of best selling books about the Alexander Technique on the market today with over 100,000 copies sold to date. This brand new edition has been completely revised and updated and now contains extra chapters and dozens of colour photographs and clear illustrations to help you gain a good understanding of the principles of the Technique. It is a practical, readable guide and is suitable for those new to the Technique as well as those who have had Alexander Technique lessons.

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The Alexander Technique Manual

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Published by Little Brown, 1996; this edition reprinted by Connections, 2004
Price (inc Shipping): To Ireland €23; UK €25/£21; Rest of World €30/US$42

This is the most comprehensive and lavishly illustrated book on the market. It is the first "coffee table" type of book ever to be produced. It has at the same time been written in the same easy-to-read style as Richard's other books on the Technique. There are tips on improving posture at work and home, sections on sports and pregnancy. The book is suitable for anyone, with or without experience of the Alexander Technique. 144 pages. Illustrated with full-colour photographs throughout.

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Mind & Body Stress Relief with the Alexander Technique

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New edition published by Alexander Technique Centre Ireland (2015).
Price (inc Shipping): To Ireland €20; UK €22/£17; Rest of World €25/US$30

As the title suggests this book tells you how to reduce physical, mental and emotional stress. Topics covered include worry, depression, insomnia and panic attacks. Like the other books it is also suitable for those new to the Technique as well as those who have had Alexander Technique lessons. No other book on the market explains how the stress of the mind directly causes excessive muscle tension. 185 pages Illustrated with line drawings.

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Mind & Body Stress Relief with the Alexander Technique (eBook)

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eBook published in 2011 by the Alexander Technique Centre.
Price: €6. Format: ePub or Kindle.

eBook edition revised and updated in 2011.

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The Alexander Technique - Natural Poise for Health

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New edition published by Alexander Technique Centre Ireland (2015).
Price (inc Shipping): To Ireland €18; UK €20/£15; Rest of World €23/US$27

This is an ideal introduction to the Alexander Technique as it is straightforward and easy to read. Perfect for those who know little or nothing about the Technique. Each chapter explains the principles and concepts behind the technique clearly without jargon or anatomical terms. There is also a section about how Alexander evolved his technique. Illustrated with clear line drawings.

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The Alexander Technique - Natural Poise for Health (eBook)

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eBook published in January 2013 by the Alexander Technique Centre.
Price: €4.50. Format: ePub or Kindle.

eBook edition revised and updated in January 2013.

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The Alexander Technique - a Practical Introduction

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Published by Element Books.

OUT OF PRINT but available from Amazon or ABE

Republished as the Alexander Technique Workbook above (in print)

This is a straightforward, easy-to-read introduction to the Alexander Technique for those who know a little or nothing about the Technique. This book, however can also be helpful for those who are already having Alexander Technique lessons. While still very readable it contains numerous exercises and procedures that you can follow to enhance your knowledge of the technique. 150 pages. Illustrated with clear line drawings.

Stress - the Alternative Solution

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Published by Foulsham.

OUT OF PRINT but available from Amazon or ABE

This is a general book on how to alleviate stress in your life. It explains exactly what stress is and how to recognise it. The book advises of various alternative therapies and complementary medicines that can help to keep stress at bay during the rush and bustle of modern day living. There are also sections on meditation, visualisation and breathing that helps to calm the mind and free the body. 160 pages Illustrated with line drawings.

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