October 12, 2011

New Large-scale Study of the Alexander Technique

A new three-year trial involving 450 participants will examine the effectiveness of acupuncture and the Alexander Technique in alleviating chronic neck pain.  Study leader Hugh MacPherson from […]
October 11, 2011

Songs About the Alexander Technique

Alexander Technique Awareness Week continues, today with a song about an essential Alexandrian principle as sung by Erasure.  
October 10, 2011

Try Not

In celebration of Alexander Technique Awareness Week (what? it’s not on your calendar?!) I’ll be talking like Yoda during lessons. This video is worth another viewing, […]
October 8, 2011

Dance and the Alexander Technique

I want to share this article on the Alexander Technique from Dance Magazine. I came to the Alexander Technique as an injured dancer, and looking back I […]
September 30, 2011

Love and Hostility

I’m in the throes of creating a short performance piece based on selected writings from Richard Foreman’s online notebooks. Because the biggest rule of the game […]
September 26, 2011

Watch and Wonder

Back in the Dark Ages (1973 to be precise), the Dutch ethologist and ornithologist Nikolaas Tinbergen devoted half of his Nobel Prize acceptance speech to describing and […]
September 19, 2011

Wherever You Stop…

I don’t meditate, but I recently checked out a copy of John Kabat-Zinn’s  “Wherever You Go, There You Are” from the library out of curiosity. The […]
September 7, 2011

How I Survived Watching “The Debt”

On Saturday, to escape the warmth and sunlight of Labor Day Weekend, I went and saw The Debt with Helen Mirren (meaning that Helen was in […]
August 25, 2011

Cultivating Curiosity

This is one of the cleverest how-to articles I’ve ever come across. It comes with a fantastic video, please watch it. I will stand up in […]
August 17, 2011

Old Stuff vs. New Stuff

In the Alexander Technique we talk a lot about learning to inhibit – another way of saying “prevent” – our habitual response. When we don’t inhibit, […]