Boiled down, the Alexander Technique is really about one thing. Continue reading “Driving on the Left – a Lesson in Changing Habits”
The phone rang the other morning. It was my first student of the day. And she was in a state.
She had been driving along with traffic flowing at a reasonable speed for rush hour when, just as she was about to go through the Lowry Tunnel that skirts downtown Minneapolis, there was a multi-car crash in front of her.
One of the cars was on fire. Continue reading “Accident in the Tunnel – a Lesson in What You Have Control Over”
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”
A student came in the other day for her weekly lesson with a good question. She had just read a recent article in Forbes magazine about the Alexander Technique. In the article it mentioned the word poise.
What does poise mean? she asked.
Good question, I answered.
And then proceeded to ask her if she described someone as being poised, what did that mean to her? Continue reading “Poise”
One of the most common things that students learn from taking Alexander Technique lessons that they weren’t expecting is that they have more control over their reactions than they realize.
Not just the knowledge of this fact but the skill to put it into practice.