The power of intention

The skill I’ve developed through my Alexander work in manifesting intentions paid off in an unexpected way today. I have been running with my dog, Freddy, […]

Am I leading a recycled life?

Happy August, Readers! In honor of this hot and lazy month, I am taking off from teaching starting this weekend until after Labor Day.  I’d like […]

Welcome, Classical Singer readers!

I’m very pleased to announce that Classical Singer magazine has published an article I wrote in their August 2010 issue, which is now on sale.  (Non-subscribers […]

Coming this fall — new teaching format!

Hello, dear readers.  I’m back from Fire Island, where, as planned, I did nothing much other than rest and take the dogs for romps on the […]
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Thinking vs. feeling: the eternal conundrum

We decided to take a later train and ferry to get to Fire Island this evening, so I find myself with a couple of extra hours […]
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How to elicit students’ vowel awareness

Wow—has it really been a month since my last posting?  It’s ironic, but since I started blogging and otherwise increasing my web presence as a teacher, […]

Feelings…nothing more than feelings

It’s a very human characteristic to want to finally figure something out: “Now I’ve got it!” Unfortunately, the moment we think we have figured something out […]

Arm, arm, ye brave!

In singing or any other activity, we get the best response out of our bodies when they are well coordinated. This means that all the muscles […]

Is it worth it?

This past week, my student Jake asked me if I thought this quote represented the truth: “No matter how many specific ends you may gain, you […]