Blog of the Week: Don’t Drive (Yourself) With the Parking Brake On!

Originally posted by Jeffrey Glazer on October 6 at nycalexandertechnique.com. Here is a simple way to think about the Alexander Technique… it’s about learning to move without compressing your spine. Just as you wouldn’t want to drive your car with … Continue reading

Blog of the Week: My Top Eleven Best Practices to Improve Your Alexander Technique Skills

Originally Posted on September 30, 2014 by Imogen Ragone at www.imogenragone.com/blog In this blog I share my top eleven (yes eleven, not ten!) best practices for learning the Alexander Technique. The list comprises all the things I do myself to sustain and move … Continue reading

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