I like to describe the Alexander Technique as the art of doing less in order to achieve more. This surely is the secret of life! So much in society tells us that more effort will bring more success, but the … Continue reading →
I was working with a pupil last week in the traditional Alexander Technique way, helping him sit down and stand up. Towards the end of the lesson, he stood up quite differently. He knew it was different and I asked him … Continue reading →
One of my Alexander Technique pupils told me this week how her five year old daughter was inspired by watching the Tour de France on television to learn to ride a bicycle herself. She has spent happy hours experimenting with … Continue reading →
An Alexander Technique teacher in Ireland, Richard Brennan, has petitioned the Irish government to improve school chairs by replacing old chairs with ones that do not slope downwards. http://irishtimes.com/newspaper/health/2012/0626/1224318724142.html Downwards sloping chairs cause slumping, encouraging poor posture which can lead … Continue reading →
We know that back pain is common in adults, 40% had back pain lasting more than one day in the last 12 months. But did you know that over 30% of 16-24 year olds had back pain last year? This is … Continue reading →
Amanda came for her first Alexander lesson a few weeks ago. She was motivated to try Alexander Technique because of her poor posture and painful shoulders. A couple of hours after her lesson I received this email. ‘So I just … Continue reading →
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