August 5, 2011

Regaining Ease

I was very excited to read this article from yesterday’s Times about Michael Ostrow, an Alexander Technique teacher in New York City. Like many of us, […]
August 1, 2011


I’ve never been very good at getting out of bed in the morning, particularly when there are no outside forces to discourage me from sleeping in […]
July 27, 2011

Saturday Morning Alexander Technique Workshop

Hi, This Saturday, July 30th, I’ll be co-teaching an introductory Alexander Technique workshop with fellow Alexander Technique teacher Lauri Elizabeth. It will be a lecture-demonstration format, […]
July 25, 2011

A Non-Endgaining Approach to Partnering

After taking the past six months off from dancing, I was really excited to take a four-day workshop with Tiffany Mills, which culminated last night with […]
July 7, 2011

When Stuff Goes Wrong: A Performance Story From the Past

I wrote this piece in June of last year and decided it was unfit for publication. I don’t recall whether the reasoning behind that choice centered […]
June 24, 2011

Posture, posture, posture.

An article in the Health section of today’s Times mentions the Alexander Technique as a remedy for poor posture. Sigh. I guess any press is good […]
June 19, 2011

The Alexander Technique and the Art of Public Nudity

This post is an excuse for me to write about how much fun I had last night riding in my first ever  World Naked Bike Ride. […]
June 6, 2011

Sometimes When You Leave the Room I Lie Down on Your Floor

I’ve spent enough time in dance studios that it comes as second nature to me to get down on the floor and hang out there. And […]
May 31, 2011

It Feels Different Now: Exercise and Perception of Effort

I’m thrilled to see a new article about Malcolm Balk in the Telegraph, complete with glowing testimonials from participants in his running workshop. Many of them, […]
May 24, 2011

Our Voices, Ourselves

Yesterday on NPR Terry Gross interviewed Jimmy Fallon on Fresh Air. After he complemented her, he asked, “Did you ever have a different radio voice?” To […]