The Alexander Technique is often associated with helping people improve their posture and manage issues such as back pain, stress, and excess tension. But lots of other modalities will claim they help with these things as well. What is it then that sets the Alexander Technique apart? How is it different than all the other options out there? Continue reading “Discover What You Can Stop Doing”
The Alexander Technique is at its very essence a study of the Use of your Self. In fact, F.M. Alexander, whose observations underly what is known today as the Alexander Technique, wrote a book titled The Use of the Self. Continue reading “Redefining Posture”
The Alexander Technique as we know it today started with one actor’s vocal problem. Continue reading “Is the Alexander Technique Still Relevant Today?”
As each New Year’s rolls around I find myself coming back to making resolutions and setting goals.
I’ve gone through phases where I decided to purposely not make a New Year’s Resolution. Simply because that’s what everyone does. And what you’re supposed to do.
Then I realized that I was making a New Year’s Resolution. It was not to make a New Year’s Resolution!
I’m no longer in that phase. I do like the idea of the start of a new year being a nice time to start something new.
But the problem is the starting. No matter what the resolution is. Continue reading “Make It So Easy You Can’t Not Do It”
My first student today commented that she really likes the Alexander Technique because it’s so forgiving.
What she meant was that it’s forgiving of making mistakes. Of doing the wrong thing. Continue reading “Why You Should Learn to Love Your Mistakes”