The omission of unnecessary muscular tension has UMGEkehrt to affect the whole person, his thinking, feeling and acting. This is a lesson that became increasingly important in modern psychology. “Mind and body are not separate Units. Diseases or disorders can be therefore not as physical or mental einGEteilt and treated as such. Therefore the atomic unit of the human organism needs are based each training….” 3 The posture and the relationship with it has influence on the whole psychophsysische befinden of a person. Any indiVIdual activity relates to the people as a whole.

The self is ENTSPREchend the cognitive, emotional, and physical Vorgange and Zustande GanzHeit. The use of the self is the attitude of the body of the GEbrauchs Consequently, which includes both the relationship of all einzelnen parts to each other as well as the interaction between of kognitiver, emotionaler and physical processes and conditions and our attitude towards our bodies, ourselves. The use of the self is expression of seelischen verFassung and emotional sense of a person as a whole. He makes Dispositions of character, self concepts and WahrNEHMunGen HALtungen off. And: in a bestimmten use only entsprechenden self concepts, unsere perCEPtion, HALTunGen and emotions are possible; only through this use they can be verfestigen and FortSetZen on: you are to GEwohnheiten. “Many habitual HALTunGen not directly express an emotion, but determined are a position from which bestimmte behaviors and emotions are possible.” 4 The misuse through bad GEwohnheiten is the consequence of much deeper gehender unfavorable initiates, which involve the whole person. Emotional States such as anxiety, depression have their correspondence in the manner of the ZusammenSpiels with certain KonfigurTIOnen of the muscles. These are body work situations wiederholenden in by emotionale reactions and the use of our. 5 The relationship between emotional, mental and muscular level was in my work as a teacher of the Alexander technique is becoming increasingly important.