Blog of the Week: A Simple Tool for Centering Yourself: My “Spatial Litany”

Originally posted on October 21, 2015 by Jennifer Roig-Francolí at www.artoffreedom.me/blog. In my last post, I wrote about simplifying life by becoming aware of our Being, and living from there with Non-Doing. We can remind ourselves to come back to Being – … Continue reading

Blog of the Week: Mind and Body go to Couple’s Therapy

Originally posted by Robert Rickover on September 8, 2015 at BodyLearningBlog.com. One day Mind and Body were having a chat about the challenges of their relationship.  Body was annoyed that Mind had wandered while they were walking down the street, … Continue reading

Blog of the Week: Seeing More and Letting Go: Widening My Experience through Alexander Technique

Originally published on July 30, 2015 by Mariel Berger at www.acatnyc.org/main/blog. [Many thanks to my Alexander Technique teacher, Witold Fitz-Simon, and my Alexander Technique Psychologist, Jane Dorlester] I used to believe that intense focus and concentration were the best way of being. … Continue reading

Blog of the Week: Gokhale Method vs. Alexander Technique

Originally posted by Ariel Carson on June 15, 2015 at www.redefiningposture.com/alexander-technique-blog. Since its publication, this story, entitled “Lost Posture: Why Some Indigenous Cultures May Not Have Back Pain”, was sent to me so many times by members of my community, a … Continue reading

Blog of the Week: Alexander Technique, Stress, Posture, and Change

Originally posted by Mark Josefsberg on May 26, 2015 at markjosefsberg.com. Human beings have the (unfortunate) ability to experience stress, with all its physical manifestations, even before a stressful event has taken place. And, just by thinking, we can re-experience the … Continue reading

Blog of the Week: The Grip

Originally posted by Patrick Smith on May 11, 2015 at ajourneymanswayhome.blogspot.com. Working with David Jernigan in an Alexander Technique session years ago, he first mentioned The Grip which is a characteristic of my right hand.  I have noticed The Grip manifest … Continue reading

Blog of the Week: Good Posture Means Connecting, Not Correcting

Originally posted by Dan Cayer on April 23, 2015 at dancayerfluidmovement.com/blog. I’m not against correcting our posture or body on principle. I wish all it took to rid ourselves of chronic pain and tension was figuring the right angle or position, … Continue reading

Blog of the Week: Shine…

Originally posted at thebodywonderful.blogspot.co.uk by Annie Turner on April 10, 2015 You come in pain. There’s a rigidity in your body – A holding – A guarding – A suppressed panic – Your body seems to say, “What if…?” What if what? … Continue reading

Blog of the Week: Allowing Time to Make Space for Change

Originally posted by Victoria Stanham on March 19, 2015 at vstanhamalexandertechnique.blogspot.com. Beginnings are tough for me. I’m all about order, but beginnings tend to be for me all about chaos. Most of the chaos stems from the fact that I haven’t … Continue reading

Blog of the Week: Sometimes Not Breathing Is Believing

Originally published on March 3, 2015 by Andrew McCann at www.alexanderand.com/blog. When I was training as an Alexander Technique teacher, Vivien Mackie—the well-known Alexander teacher and cellist—came to Urbana to visit the Murray’s training course. While in town, she gave a … Continue reading