I teach Alexander Technique classes through my local community ed department. The other day I took off my teacher hat and was a student in someone else’s class.
As with most community ed classes, it took place at a school in the evening. Our classroom had hard mid-sized pink and green plastic chairs that were permanently attached to desks.
The furniture was less than comfortable. And it could’ve easily been an evening that ended in body aches and pains. But not this time.
Because I chose to do something very simple. Continue reading “5 Tips to Get Your Body Through a Long Meeting”
A student came in last summer and related an experience she’d had over the weekend.
This woman’s very active and walks a lot. She’s a relatively new student and is gradually learning to be able to use her Alexander skills in different situations outside of her lessons.
Any new skill is easy to practice in isolation. It’s more challenging to incorporate it into your already existing activities.
Continue reading “Take Larry the Cable Guy’s Advice with a Grain of Salt”
Being physically uncomfortable and being too afraid to “rock the boat” don’t go well together. Continue reading “Why Rocking the Boat is Good for Your Body”
If you have nagging neck, shoulder or upper back pain one place to start making changes is with the stuff you lug around daily.
And what you lug that stuff around in.
Yes ladies, I am talking about your bag. Continue reading “Is Your Bag a Pain in the Neck?”
The story of how I ended up an Alexander teacher is not unusual.
It started with chronic pain. Continue reading “My Story – The Alexander Technique and Chronic Pain”