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 – Alexander Technique Exercise: Semi-supine

Originally published May 4, 2015 by Adrian Farrell Whilst researching keywords to help my website rank well in search engines, I discovered that one of the most searched for phrases is “Alexander Technique exercises”.  This must be very frustrating for … 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 – Stop the Busy-ness and Be More Productive Part 1: Multi-tasking versus Single-tasking

Originally posted March 22, 2015 by Imogen Ragone. Most people these days are busy – VERY busy. For women in business we’re not only dealing with the many and various jobs necessary to do our work; more often than not … 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

Blog of the Week: The Alexander Technique Connection

Originally posted by Mark Josefsberg on January 22, 2015 at markjosefsberg.com. I was recently reading two books, and coincidentally they both referenced asthmatic attacks—with differing approaches for relief. The first book was “Explaining the Alexander Technique—The writings of F. Mathias Alexander—In … Continue reading

Blog of the Week: Posture for Beginners: An (Un)learning Process

Originally posted by Victoria Stanham on December 4, 2014 at vstanhamalexandertechnique.blogspot.com. Most sports and art forms have an “ideal posture” to practice them. Books and articles on them will describe this ideal posture, and sometimes offer muscular exercises that will help … Continue reading