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Founded and led by Dr. Theodore Dimon, The Dimon Institute is a world-renowned center for the study of the Alexander Technique in New York City, providing the most comprehensive, in-depth training and Alexander Technique teacher certification (AmSAT certified) available. 

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March 30, 2018

Muscle contraction is produced at a molecular level by the interaction between the interdigitating strands of myosin and actin molecules that make up the myofibrils, and is caused when the interdigitating strands of myosin and actin molecules begin to slide over one an...

March 26, 2018

Effortlessness, not virtuosity, is the hallmark of skill.

March 19, 2018

Non-doing: to refrain from doing as the basis for allowing the body to function naturally, and for learning to act in such a way that we do not get in the way of this natural element in performance.

March 12, 2018

Effortless and highly precise action is a principle of nature and can be found throughout the animal kingdom.

March 6, 2018

Compression presses outward and muscles pull inwardly, the combined action creating direction of parts with a minimum of effort—a principle we see everywhere in nature, exhibited as litheness and effortlessness in action.

March 1, 2018

Our upright, vertical, weight-bearing spine is a constantly-moving variation of a more primitive animal design—one that preserves the basic tensegrity principles found in other animals, but in a complex and refined form that enables us, when walking and standing, to st...

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