Overcoming posture habits that cause pain
We can all experience pain or discomfort relating to our posture, how we sit, stand or walk and while we should be grateful for the alarm bells warning us there is something wrong, it is aggravating in the least. For many the pain can be long lasting and quite debilitating and in all cases it…Read More
What is the Alexander Technique?
“Use affects functioning.” So said FM Alexander with regards to how our movements and posture can affect the efficient and healthy working of our body. If we get a pain somewhere, this is our body telling us that something is wrong and we are not using ourselves efficiently. It’s like a red light flashing on the…Read More
The right thing does itself
When it comes to improving our posture, many people feel that we need to try harder to pull ourselves up straight, or pull our shoulders back, tuck our tummy in and then try and hold onto it. However nothing could be further from the truth. We don’t see young children doing such things so why as adults do…Read More
Alexander Technique in Dorset
We have made Beaminster in Dorset our home and consequently I also give Alexander Technique lessons there as well as in London. Working from home makes a wonderful change from my main practice as the pace of life is slower and the local people are so warm and friendly. Introductory Sessions and individual lessons can…Read More
What’s it like having perfect poise and co-ordination?
That’s a question occasionally asked and often wondered by new pupils, considering I’m an Alexander Technique teacher with supposed perfect poise. And guess what…I have no idea. There is a common assumption that Alexander Technique teachers are super-human, not subject to ails of normal mankind, free of aches and pains and stiffness, enjoying perfect poise and ‘use’ of…Read More
Welcome to the return of my blog and thank you for looking in. It’s quite some time since I last wrote an entry what with having been incredibly busy with my Alexander teaching and also having had my site rebuilt with new software, I haven’t until now sat down to write. But here we are…Read More