December 9, 2011

The Alexander Technique in the Huffington Post

When Oprah’s “O” Magazine mentioned the Alexander technique, we thought that surely our phones would begin ringing off the hook. They didn’t. Will a mention of […]
November 11, 2011

Born to Sing (Like It or Not)

I auditioned for a play earlier this week, and after surviving the first cuts, the director said to those of us remaining, “You can all sing, […]
October 24, 2011

“The Freedom is There to Play It”

Sir Colin Davis is an amazing character, but he became even more compelling when I heard him say, in response to comment about his calm and […]
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 […]