August 12, 2015

Stand Like an Egyptian

Oh, Heptup. You look quite fetching in your loincloth, but please only deploy your asymmetrical swagger while you’re modeling for a Greek sculptress. It’s true: those […]
April 24, 2014

The Science Behind the Alexander Technique

This video, created by Alexander Technique teacher Deborah Bayardino, offers an excellent explanation of what the Technique does, and how. Deborah cites some of the many […]
July 31, 2013

Things Happen Without You Trying

“I find the Alexander Technique very helpful in my work. Things happen without you trying; they get to be light and relaxed. You must get an […]
April 19, 2013

You Get What You Give

Teaching a lesson this morning, I spoke to my pupil about antagonistic forces and the fact that when we exert a force against, say, the floor, […]
October 15, 2012

New Video

AmSAT has recently released a video providing an overview of the Alexander Technique’s benefits. What do you think? As a teacher or student of the Technique, […]
January 5, 2012

…Without Losing Stature…

“…Without losing stature” has become my new catch-phrase with students. While it’s just another way of saying “think not to pull down,” somehow the concept of […]
December 18, 2011

Structural Integrity

In a recent description of the Alexander technique, the author of a Seattle blog outlines something she learned from AT teacher Jeanne Barrett: that we are […]
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 […]
April 21, 2011

Letting Go and Going Wrong

Some recent experiments with the Dart Procedures have got me thinking. The Dart Procedures are a series of activities developed by Professor Raymond Dart in conjunction […]
March 26, 2011

Looking Down

I’ve been reading Malcolm Balk‘s book The Art of Running, and one of the many good points he makes is that we undermine our ability to […]