August 2, 2010

New AT Video from Mayo Clinic

http://mayo.img.entriq.net/htm/single-640×480-player.html?articleID=4327 The Mayo Clinic posted a nice introductory video on the Alexander Technique today – please use the link above to view it on their website.
July 16, 2010

Investing in the Means Whereby

I’ve begun making bread every week. So far I’ve made pita bread, focaccia, pumpernickel bread, and some nice buns. In the process I’ve learned that bread […]
July 1, 2010

Thoughts on Making Things

I make things, and dances are among the things that I make. I approach the making of things in a pragmatic, methodical way, much the same […]
June 13, 2010

Mr. Miyagi and the Means Whereby

My best attempt to define the means whereby: this term is Alexander’s shorthand for the employment of constructive conscious control in human activity by both inhibiting […]
June 6, 2010

Speedy Knees

This anecdote has been on my mental list of New York adventures to write about. On our way to JFK Airport, Rebecca and I were at […]
May 30, 2010

Same Old Injury, Renewed Approach

I had so many things to write about from my trip to New York City, but I’ve been unable to sit (or stand, as I’m doing […]
May 24, 2010

Bill Evans and Non-verbal Communication

On May 15th I went to my cousin’s graduation from Cornish College of the Arts in Seattle, a beautiful affair at Benaroya Hall accompanied by the […]
May 12, 2010

My New Friend Pillow Lava

Waiting for Masterpiece Theatre to start I watched the end of a Nature program to hear F. Murray Abraham’s soothing voice (This is how I fill […]
May 5, 2010

Imperfect Union, Part II

I still ask dancers to count occasionally, but I do it less and less.  Partly because of the amount of work required to build the skill […]
May 2, 2010

The Imperfect Union of Dance and Music, Part I

I’m developing a few ideas about the dance-making process for an essay, and the topic of music seems to be at the front of my mind.  […]