Doris Prügel-Bennett (MSc) is a dually qualified professional.
As a teacher of the Alexander Technique (STAT), she was fortunate to take part in research projects as part of a national research project into chronic lower back pain, which were conducted by Southampton University, the Society of Teachers of the Alexander Technique (STAT), and the NHS. The positive results of these research projects have been published in the British Medical Journal in 2008, and in conjunction with supervised physiotherapy in 2014.
Since 2003 she has been an Associate Lecturer at Southampton Solent University. She also accompanies women through pregnancy and birth as a Doula with the objective to facilitate a physically and emotionally best experience.
Doris is committed to personal and professional development and ethical codes, laid out by the Society of Teachers of the Alexander Technique (STAT) and as a psychotherapist with the UK council for Psychotherapists. She offers workshops and presentations in industry, private organizations and institutions of higher education, nationally and internationally.
Doris’s private practice is situated in Eling/Totton, Fenwick2 Community Health and Well Being Centre in Lyndhurst, Pikes Hill/New Forest, Central Southampton.
The Alexander Technique has been practiced all over the world for over 100 years. F. M. Alexander (1869 -1955) developed a philosophy and hands-on procedures that invite a process of awareness in activity and facilitate change.
This article looks at the way the practice can benefit sufferers of back pain and how it can be used as a preventative.
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