Blog of the Week: The Alexander Technique Goes To Charm School

Originally posted on September 24, 2014 by Karen Evans at AshbyAlexanderTechnique.co.uk/Blog. Can charm be taught? Hmmm. Difficult one.  Most of us would struggle even to define what it is, although we know it when we meet it.  Is it purely natural … Continue reading

Blog of the Week: Twin Towers – Patriotism – Hope

Originally posted by Fay Putnam on September 12, 2014 at BreathIsTheAnswer.com/Blog. Yesterday was the day on which Americans remember the September 11, 2001 attack upon American soil. Four planes commandeered by men filled with hate and zealous pride for their own … Continue reading

Blog of the Week: Space . . . The Posture Frontier

Originally posted by Lindsay Newitter on August 28, 2014 at www.nyposturepolice.com/posturepolice. Take a moment to think about the various spaces that you spend your day in both indoors and outdoors. Are they vast? Confined? Cluttered? Open? Some combination of some or … Continue reading

Blog of the Week: Walking Like a Girl: Jung’s Theory of Core Wounds and the Alexander Technique

Originally posted on August 25, 2014 by Brett Hershey at his Wellness Blog. I was recently working with a 63 year-old man in generally good shape, but complaining of stiffness and pain in the upper back, shoulders and neck. He … Continue reading

Blog of the Week: Our American Sickness

Originally posted on August 19, 2014 by Lauren Hill at redefiningpostureblog.com. I have once heard it called our American Sickness—our seeming need to fill every waking minute with activity. In my last post I talked about the relationship of stress to … Continue reading

Blog of the Week: Will the Alexander Technique Fix my Posture, or just expand my consciousness?

Originally published by Mark Josesfberg The Alexander Technique is Transformative The Alexander Technique improves your posture and, in the process, transforms you. It  changes your well-worn-form from the outside in and the inside out. The Alexander Technique is not about posturing, … Continue reading

Blog of the Week: Autism, the Alexander Technique, and Me

Originally posted on July 17, 2014 by Caitlin Freeman as a guest blogger at Robert Rickover’s bodylearningblog.com. As a person on the autism spectrum, I have struggled with sensory issues all my life. My mother describes that when I was a child, she needed to “tame … Continue reading

Blog of the Week: Shoulder Surgery, Alexander Technique, Physical Therapy and a Ski Pole

Originally posted by Julie Rothschild on July 10, 2014 at www.julierothschildmovement.com/blog. I’m 2 weeks out. Biceps tenodesis, distal clavicle excision, subacromial decompression. Rotator cuff was fine. Phew. My first day of PT was 5 days post-op and I wouldn’t let her … Continue reading

Blog of the Week: Trajectory

Originally posted on June 29, 2014 by Fran Engel at myhalfof.wordpress.com. My colleagues and I have been discussing how we have acquired an interesting skill as a by-product of having studied Alexander Technique… Catching a falling knife, it’s a poor practice. On … Continue reading

Blog of the Week: Seven Eleven Breathing to Calm Anxiety

Originally posted by Nick Chapman on June 18, 2014 at alexandertechnique.tv/blog. Seven Eleven Breathing is a nice little breathing exercise I learnt from Pat Williams who is a Human Givens therapist. We all get stressed sometimes, but it is the accumulation of … Continue reading