This week the Nobel prize in medicine went to a Chinese woman, To Youyou, who used this herb, Qing Hao (sweet wormwood or Artemisia Annua) to create a modern anti- malaria drug that has saved countless lives. This herb has been used for malaria for centuries! And Tu had sourced it from ancient medical texts. For more on this “discovery” Read the article in New Scientist here
This is such a great news story about the Alexander Technique! It gives a really good overview and examples of how effective and natural AT can be. Features the work of friend and colleague Eileen Troberman.
Many folks have come to me seeking Acupuncture for pain, only to discover how many other benefits it has in store for them. One of the most common surprises is that it can do wonders for digestion! I love magic.piktochart.com’s images and will probably post them all here. But in this link they show how Chinese Medicine approaches digestion, “observe outside to understand inside!”
I was privileged to work as part of the Beth Israel Continuum Cancer Center in New York City, and saw first hand how effective Acupuncture can be for side effects of radiation, hot flashes, xerostomia and more.
I just read this article in the Huffington Post, they did a lovely job of an overview of the Technique. Having begun studying the Technique as an actor myself, and then having it seep into all of the other aspects of my life, I deeply appreciate how many different types of people benefit from studying – from performers to computer users, we all share a common ability for greater ease
BT writer Julian Gregory gives a thumbs up to the Technique after having lessons with Noel Kingsley, a teacher in London.
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This time in the Huffington Post, while looking at the rising cost of healthcare.
I found this study to be an interesting look at what could be part of the reason why the Alexander Technique and the Art of Breathing work has such a impact for so many with low back issues!
20 September, 2012 | By The Press Association
A study was carried out for 11 months, exploring an Alexander Technique teaching service that was time-limited.
Those who suffer with chronic pain may find some relief through learning the Alexander Technique in NHS outpatient clinics, research found.
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