May 31, 2018

The Posture Question

While I’m not a regular reader of fashion sites (I do read Vogue magazine, but only for the articles, I swear!), I just came across this little […]
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 […]
October 23, 2013

Design Flaw

If you think that chairs don’t impact our use and functioning, imagine taking notes on a lecture (or just trying to stay awake) in one of […]
May 14, 2013

Your Organizing Axis

While this article from The Ecologist isn’t new, I returned to it today because it uses an image of the spine as the body’s “tree trunk:” […]
January 16, 2013

Why the Alexander Technique?

Yesterday a friend asked me to read a draft of a grant application for a project that brings artists into a particular school. As I read, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
May 24, 2011

Our Voices, Ourselves

Yesterday on NPR Terry Gross interviewed Jimmy Fallon on Fresh Air. After he complemented her, he asked, “Did you ever have a different radio voice?” To […]