“Alexander Technique”

2018-04-25

You suck at hearing yourself

F.M. Alexander wrote about a phenomenon he called debauched kinesthesia, a tendency to misinterpret how our own alignment feels to us. I can get so used […]
2010-10-25

Book Review: Daniel Coyle’s The Talent Code: Intriguing neurobiology, disastrous and illogical conclusions

One of my students recently recommended that I take a look at Daniel Coyle’s book (Bantam Dell, 2009), The Talent Code: Greatness isn’t born.  It’s grown. […]
2010-10-14

Under Construction

When a highway is being resurfaced, you have to find a temporary alternative route.  In a similar way, the new vocal technique you are working on […]
2010-08-30

Levels of Intervention

As a youngster, I was a bit of a smart-aleck.  One of my sisters would ask me a perfectly legitimate question: “Do you know where my […]
2010-08-23

The View from the Mountaintop

  Have you ever become so engrossed in a book that you completely lost track of time and eventually looked up from your reading to realize […]
2010-08-16

Expending Effort Wisely

Many people have the misconception — and I have to admit to my own deeply ingrained version of this misconception — that the Alexander Technique is […]
2010-08-09

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, […]
2010-08-02

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 […]
2010-07-18

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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