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07-July-2018 (Derek Smith)
07-July-2018 (Derek Smith)

Photographs supplied by Diane Watson / Derek Smith

The plaque commemorates Frederick Matthias Alexander who was the pioneer of the "Alexander Technique" which he developed in Melbourne at the end of 19th century.  Alexander who was born near Table Cape.

The technique is now taught throughout the world and focuses on the unconscious habitual ways in which we use ourselves - our patterns of posture, movement and responses to stressful situations - and teaches us to have conscious control over these aspects of ourselves.

The original plaque has been replaced.

Location

Address:Table Cape Road, Table Cape Lookout, Table Cape, 7325
State:TAS
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -40.952928
Long: 145.731271
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Medicine

Dedication

Front Inscription

Frederick Matthias Alexander
Table Cape 1869 - London 1995

Founder of the Alexander Technique, an educational process of behaviour, human movement, and breathing, recognised worldwide.

Acknowledged as one of the `200 people who made Australia great`

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Source: MA
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