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 […]
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 As so often happens, it initially describes the Technique as […]