Originally posted by Victoria Stanham on December 4, 2014 at vstanhamalexandertechnique.blogspot.com.
Most sports and art forms have an “ideal posture” to practice them. Books and articles on them will describe this ideal posture, and sometimes offer muscular exercises that will help you achieve it.
However, if visually identifying what we need to change and doing muscles exercises to correct deviations from perfect form were enough, we’d all have good posture and no one would have back pain from bad postural habits.
This visual and muscular take on posture presents 3 problems.