- A powerful mind-body modality that offers multiple benefits: The Alexander Technique is a remarkably simple yet powerful method for improving how mind and body interact. It teaches how to recognize and correct harmful habits of muscular tension and the thoughts that cause them. Its benefits include release from physical pain; injury recovery; improved mental focus and performance; relief from mental stress and anxiety; and increase in physical control, coordination, and skill. - The most comprehensive, important new book on the subject in twenty years, by a leading national teacher: Bringing together thirty years of studying and teaching, Vineyard's book features her authoritative knowledge of the Alexander Technique; sixty original black-and-white illustrations: a series of easy-to-follow self-experiments that improve attention, expand awareness, and teach the mind to more skillfully control the body; and weaves together neuroscience with true stories of her students to present a fresh perspective on human behavior through the Alexander Technique. - Authoritative and essential reading for students and teachers alike--and also accessible to a much larger lay audience: Whether one is a longtime student of the Alexander Technique, looking for relief from an acute physical problem or uncontrolled stress and anxiety, or whether one is seeking new insight into human behavior, How You Stand, How You Move, How You Live is an essential resource--one that is likely to be unsurpassed for decades to come.Vineyard, Missy is the author of 'How You Stand, How You Move, How You Live Mastering Your Self and the Mind-body Connection With the Alexander Technique', published 2007 under ISBN 9781600940064 and ISBN 1600940064.