A Two-Second Posture Tip

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clock with second hand

For years I’ve taught group classes at my local community ed program introducing students to the history, principles, and practice of the Alexander Technique.

In the very first class we always sit in a circle. We go around and each person introduces themselves—as you would in a lot of workshops. With one exception. Each student has to pause before speaking. Continue reading “A Two-Second Posture Tip”

Creating Space, Reducing Stress

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cars driving on snowy road

I didn’t grow up in Minnesota. I moved here as an adult. It’s cold here in the winter. The streets are often icy and snow covered, making for hazardous and stressful driving conditions.

One of the many things I had to learn after moving here was how to drive in the winter.

The best piece of advice one of my Minnesota friends gave me regarding winter driving was drive so you use the brakes as little as possible. Continue reading “Creating Space, Reducing Stress”