June 26, 2012

What is the Alexander Technique, Anyway?

Last night while talking to friends I mentioned that sometimes I feel that I’m failing my students by not providing a concise description of what the […]
June 15, 2012

Neck Free at On the Boards

Here’s a quick update from Seattle, where I’m performing with PETE at the NW New Works Festival at On the Boards. Dress rehearsal went well last night, […]
May 31, 2012

Endgaining Story for Today

Yesterday while reading a novel I came across the phrase, “The more hurry, the less haste.” The meaning is simple: hurrying does not get things done […]
May 8, 2012

New Neck Pain Study in UK

The prospect of a new large-scale study of the Alexander Technique makes my mouth water with anticipation. The new study, run by the University of York […]
April 26, 2012

Cultivating Optimal Conditions

Preparing recently to work with young actors, I reread an article from the STAT website, “Moving into performance: Using the principles of the Alexander Technique to […]
April 5, 2012

Guiding Orders

Alexander described a series of guiding orders with the intention that we think them “all together, one after the other.” (Use of the Self, p. 42) […]
March 23, 2012

Benefits of Alexander Technique Lessons

The other day a new descriptive article on the Alexander Technique appeared in the British website easier.com. As so often happens, it initially describes the Technique as […]
March 20, 2012

Predicting the Future

I’m not obsessed with the Magic Eight Ball app on my phone. I swear. But in the past couple of weeks, when faced with important and […]
March 12, 2012

Of Royal Descent

With my student’s kind permission, I’m writing to share the joke she made during a lesson last week. “You Alexander Technique people. You are the queens […]
February 29, 2012

Squat Already

A giggly thank you to Alexander Technique teacher Lauri Elizabeth for sharing this Cracked.com article, which made me laugh out loud. Several times. Go for the […]