Alexander Technique 

Depression/depressive Disorders 

Alexander Technique is an educational discipline practiced to prevent the physical decline caused by habituated mannerisms. Learning it can lead the way to improved sensory discrimination, a greater awareness of body, mind and the connection between the two, along with ease of movement. Additionally, practioners often report that it gives them an enhanced ability to clarify their thinking. The medium of study is one's own sense of kinesthesia or proprioception, which is the sense used to interna...

A depressive disorder is an illness that involves the body, mood, and thoughts. It affects the way a person eats and sleeps, the way one feels about oneself, and the way one thinks about things. A depressive disorder is not the same as a passing blue mood. It is not a sign of personal weakness or a condition that can be willed or wished away. People with a depressive illness cannot merely "pull themselves together" and get better.

Alexanders Technique as related to Depression