What is the Alexander Technique? Could it help me? How does it work? Is it expensive? Where do I find a teacher? The Alexander Technique is a natural postural and breathing technique devised by an Australian actor called FM Alexander in the 1800s. It can be used in an effective way to ease stress-related disorders and in rehabilitation after illness. This guide to the Alexander Technique concentrates on the method itself, seen from the student's viewpoint. In a straightforward way, it answers all your questions about the Technique and provides background information on its development.