Hard or easy. It’s your choice.

Want to make it really hard to improve your singing? Here are the top 2 ways you can create interference during your lessons:


Transforming an old thought pattern

“Could you fit me in this week? I have a performance coming up soon and I need a lesson!” Today I got this message from a […]

The not-so-insignifant tailbone

The human pelvis, seen from above. The back of the body is on top, the front, on bottom. (The spine, if pictured, would come up from […]

Wisdom for your soul (and your soles)

In our culture, we tend to be obsessed with time—with how long things take to accomplish and with how to speed up that process. I often […]

How to listen in lessons

When you are listening to your teacher’s instruction during a lesson, make it easy for the new ideas to get in by listening non-judgmentally. This means […]

Blog Lesson: How much curve should there be in my low back?

My reader Emily posed this question: I have a tendency to over-arch my lower back (banana back).  Is there a way to think about sitting that […]

Gotta Move! (10 body movements that help in coordinating voices)

I’ve been itching to be in motion since those early years when I’d glue aluminum foil strips down the sides of my pants and boogie around […]

First-ever Blog Lesson!

This Alexander lesson in the form of a blog post is dedicated to Camara Rhodes, who inspired it by asking the following question: So I carry […]

Whither teaching in the 21st Century? (Inventing a new lesson format)

Inventing the blog lesson.