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

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 vstanhamalexandertechnique.blogspot.com. 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 www.markjosefsberg.com. 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 BodyLearningBlog.com. 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

Blog of the Week: Alexander Technique vs. Massage

Originally posted by Ariel Carson on May 12, 2014 at www.redefiningposture.com/alexander-technique-blog. Sounds of the rainforest permeate the lavender scented room. Lying between soft clean sheets, a warm heavy pillow rests on your abdomen. You close your eyes and breathe deeply while … Continue reading