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 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 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 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 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 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

Blog of the Week: The reason why articles on “how-to” perform exercises are useless to you right now… and how to make them useful again.

Originally posted by Victoria Stanham on June 6, 2014 at The internet is full of articles on how to do and how to improve your execution of almost any exercise. Want to improve your posture? Search for “posture exercises” on Google. Want to tighten … Continue reading

Blog of the Week: Alexander Technique Inhibition

Originally posted by May 28, 2014 by Mark Josefsberg at The Alexander Technique and habits of thought. You may find yourself playing out some crazy future scenario that may or may not happen. You may find yourself criticizing yourself in … Continue reading

Blog of the Week: Presence and Performance

Originally posted on May 18, 2014 by Ulysses Chuang at Over the past few months I’ve been filming Alexander lessons with a student of mine. I then edit the recordings down to 7 minutes to share them on YouTube. Eric is … Continue reading