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

Originally posted by Karen Evans on March 21, 2014 at

I can't chop parsnips! by Karen Evans

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 you’ve got.

By which I don’t mean finishing up those wrinkly old potatoes in the bottom of the vegetable basket. I mean making the most of what you have available in you; your arms, legs, head, feet, knees. In fact, your whole body. Taking a little minute to think about what these various bits do when you do things like chopping a parsnip.

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