Blog of the Week: A Simple Tool for Centering Yourself: My “Spatial Litany”

Originally posted on October 21, 2015 by Jennifer Roig-Francolí at www.artoffreedom.me/blog. In my last post, I wrote about simplifying life by becoming aware of our Being, and living from there with Non-Doing. We can remind ourselves to come back to Being – … Continue reading

Blog of the Week: Mama Mechanics (For Dads and other caretakers too!)

Originally posted by Eve Bernfeld in Hike it Baby on August 20, 2015 Getting onto the trail with baby is a wonderful thing!  It’s good for everyone to get outside. Walking, or better yet, hiking, with my littles always raises … Continue reading

Blog of the Week: Alexander Technique, Stress, Posture, and Change

Originally posted by Mark Josefsberg on May 26, 2015 at markjosefsberg.com. Human beings have the (unfortunate) ability to experience stress, with all its physical manifestations, even before a stressful event has taken place. And, just by thinking, we can re-experience the … Continue reading

Blog of the Week: Good Posture Means Connecting, Not Correcting

Originally posted by Dan Cayer on April 23, 2015 at dancayerfluidmovement.com/blog. I’m not against correcting our posture or body on principle. I wish all it took to rid ourselves of chronic pain and tension was figuring the right angle or position, … Continue reading

Blog of the Week: Posture for Beginners: An (Un)learning Process

Originally posted by Victoria Stanham on December 4, 2014 at vstanhamalexandertechnique.blogspot.com. Most sports and art forms have an “ideal posture” to practice them. Books and articles on them will describe this ideal posture, and sometimes offer muscular exercises that will help … Continue reading

Blog of the Week: You Don’t Have to Say, “Sit Up Straight!”

Originally posted by Andrew McCann on November 20, 2014 at www.alexanderand.com/blog. On Wednesdays, Kyra teaches the cello to an adorable five year-old, “E.” In her lesson yesterday, E was sitting slumped on her little green stool, hanging backward off her cello. Instead … Continue reading

Blog of the Week: Where’s Your Head At – and is it causing your back pain?! Part 2

Originally posted by Adrian Farrell on November 6, 2014 at www.alexander-technique.london After reading Part 1 you’d be forgiven for thinking that the Alexander Technique is about body mechanics.  The way you use yourself certainly includes body mechanics, but you are much … 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: 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