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

Blog of the Week: You Don’t Have to Say, “Sit Up Straight!”

Originally posted by Andrew McCann on November 20, 2014 at www.alexanderand.com/blog. On Wednesdays, Kyra teaches the cello to an adorable five year-old, “E.” In her lesson yesterday, E was sitting slumped on her little green stool, hanging backward off her cello. Instead … Continue reading

Blog of the Week: Where’s Your Head At – and is it causing your back pain?! Part 2

Originally posted by Adrian Farrell on November 6, 2014 at www.alexander-technique.london After reading Part 1 you’d be forgiven for thinking that the Alexander Technique is about body mechanics.  The way you use yourself certainly includes body mechanics, but you are much … Continue reading

Blog of the Week: A Shocking Exchange on Facebook about Music and Hard Work

Originally posted on October 29, 2014 by Jennifer Roig-Francolí at www.ArtOfFreedom.me/Blog I had a rather shocking exchange on Facebook the other day, which was shocking mostly because I hadn’t realized how far I’d come in my thinking, away from what I might … Continue reading