Blog of the Week: Hone the Mind Body Connection and Discover the Power of Thought

Originally posted by Elyse Shafarman on April 8, 2014 at Recently, someone asked me to come up with a few, “one-liners” that describe my work as an Alexander Technique Teacher. Here’s the one that is true for me, and connects to my … Continue reading

Blog of the Week: Making Friends With My Computer

Originally posted April 2, 2014 by Imogen Ragone at Body Intelligence Recently I’ve been having some Alexander Technique lessons for myself with a wonderful teacher, Ariel Weiss, partly as continuing education, and partly to help me deal with a shoulder … Continue reading

An Invitation to Blog

The following is an invitation from Alexander Technique teacher Robert Rickover to become a guest blogger on his Body Learning Blog. Please contact Robert if you’d like to contribute to his “Parade of ‘P’s” (see below!). Robert originally posted this invitation at … Continue reading

Blog of the Week: I Can’t Chop Parsnips!

Originally posted by Karen Evans on March 21, 2014 at Q: What has chopping parsnips got to do with the Alexander Technique? A: Everything. Q: How come? A: Because the Alexander Technique is about making the best use of what … Continue reading

Blog of the Week: Bad Posture is a Silent Evil

Originally posted by Victoria Stanham on March 14, 2014 at Bad Posture is one of those silent evils, like cholesterol or bad breath: you don’t really notice it until it becomes a serious problem (an unsightly hump, a herniated disc, … Continue reading

Blog of the Week: Aging in Balance (good for all ages!)

Originally posted by Eve Bernfeld on March 3, 2014 at There was a short piece in the New York Times recently about balance and how it tends to decline with age.  It gave a brief description of the mechanisms of balance, and a … Continue reading

Blog of the Week: To Outsource or to Insource, That is the Question – Part 3

Originally posted by Robert Rickover on February 25, 2014 at In my previous blog, To Outsource or to Insource, That is the Question – Part 2, I wrote about the unique self-investigation process F. Matthias Alexander, the developer of the Alexander Technique, went through to solve … Continue reading

Blog of the Week: The Alexander Technique-It Is What It Isn’t

Originally posted on Feb 20, 2014 by Mark Josefsberg at What isn’t the Alexander Technique? Here’s some of what the Alexander Technique isn’t: It isn’t yoga, Pilates, Reiki, or chiropractic. It’s not physical therapy or acupuncture, and it’s not Feldenkrais. It’s not religion, meditation, … Continue reading

Blog of the Week: The Wonder of Movin’ on up

Originally posted by Mastaneh Nazarian on February 12, 2014 at If you sense pain at the base of your neck while you’re working on the computer, consider yourself lucky! Your inclusive awareness or your ability to ‘listen’ to other sensations outside of … Continue reading