Ethiopian distance runner Kenenisa Bekele, centre,  always stands in good balance and alignment. Photograph: AP Photo/Scott Heppell

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26/3/2013.   - HEALTH -Glenna Batson, Alexander technique teacher, at the Emmaus Centre, Swords, Co. Dublin.Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill / THE IRISH TIMES Photographer: Dara Mac Donaill / THE IRISH TIMES

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