December 17, 2012

Habits of Gaze, or, Where’s the Grape Kool-Aid?

Several new pupils have started lessons this fall, and during the first few lessons we often encounter what I call “habits of gaze.” If we’re habitually […]
December 6, 2012

Keep Calm and Scroll On

I was surprised but not surprised to learn that at least one major orchestra has switched from paper scores to tablet computers.¬†Alexander Technique teachers and students […]
November 28, 2012

Workshop this Friday in Portland – the Alexander Technique for Pregnancy and Birth

My friend and fellow Alexander Technique teacher Eve Bernfeld specializes in applying the principles of the Alexander Technique to pregnancy and childbirth. Eve kindly agreed to […]
November 7, 2012

Taking the Time…

When was the last time someone asked you to do something and you said (or thought), “I’m not sure I have time.” So often we use […]
October 15, 2012

New Video

AmSAT has recently released a video providing an overview of the Alexander Technique’s benefits. What do you think? As a teacher or student of the Technique, […]
September 21, 2012

Pilot Study Shows AT Reduces Chronic Pain

Imagine that you have chronic pain. Imagine that someone told you that you could reduce or eliminate your pain, that the effects would last, and that […]
September 6, 2012

Unlearning, Unteaching

There are several principles that define the Alexander Technique, but every time I think about them I decide that inhibition is the most essential to the […]
August 29, 2012

Thanks for Stopping By!

A big thank you to the PECI employees who stopped by our Alexander Technique table today. Rebecca and I had a wonderful time, and if you […]
August 18, 2012

Basement Lament

I wanted to share this wonderful photo (of yours truly) taken during¬†PETE‘s performance, ‘Fragments of Hecuba’ at the JAW Festival last month at Portland Center Stage. […]
July 31, 2012

An Upward Mood

I just heard about this article from ELLE magazine about a writer’s quest for better posture. I say “quest” because the author tried several approaches to […]