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, […]
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

Zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz…

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. […]