“attitude”

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 […]
2018-04-06

Help—I’ve forgotten my lesson!

One of my overseas students, John, whom I’ve been teaching online, recently requested that I allow him to record his lessons. He was concerned—this is a […]
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 […]
2010-06-09

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 […]
2010-05-21

The Danielle Principle

My student Danielle had the opportunity a few days ago to take a lesson with her former voice teacher. It seems to have been a real […]
2010-05-06

Open throat, take two — with a more positive attitude

My friend Nanette (who, in 11th grade, introduced me to the magical world of THEATER) recently commented on this blog that my continuing emphasis on the […]
2010-04-25

When teachers misbehave

Last Friday, the voice lesson of one of my students—let’s call him “George”—ended on a sour note. . .and I’m not referring to any of the […]
2010-04-18

What I learned from my parents

The title of this post does not refer to those life-lessons we all (at least us lucky ones) learn from our parents during our formative years. […]
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