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November 4, 2018


Prevent the things you are doing and you are halfway there. F.M. Alexander

Some way into a course of lessons students commonly make an anxious inquiry about what progress they are making.  

As our underlying coordination begins to change, it still feels as normal a...

September 21, 2018

Here is case study of a course of lessons with a Parkinson's Disease patient, from Marigold Smith, an Alexander Technique teacher from Studio Evolving at Healesville, Victoria. She published this in 2009 and when I noticed that this was no longer on her web-site I aske...

September 20, 2018

The importance of intensive Alexander lessons when learning to change our habits

Men who booked for a course of lessons with Alexander who taught in London in the first half of the 20th Century were advised that they should not get measured up for a suit prior to the le...

May 26, 2018

Orthotics are often prescribed for the painful foot condition called plantar fasciitis, for “flat feet’ or “fallen arches, for high arches and for the pain and structural changes caused by rheumatoid arthritis. They are sometimes also prescribed to deal with knee,  hip...

May 5, 2018

Why relaxation exercises do more harm than good is a question which F.Matthias Alexander raises and then explains in his first book.(1)

And he describes the type of exercise which he particularly dislikes thus:   “The usual procedure is to instruct the pupil, who i...

January 19, 2018

Humans are story-telling creatures. Over the course of history we have come up with stories ranging from the sublime to the outlandish to explain what we see in the world around us and about events in our own lives and the causative factors underlying them. And we do t...

November 16, 2016

Are you ever frustrated with yourself or your horse?  Does ease, lightness, smoothness and togetherness seem elusive?  Trying harder or doing more hours in the saddle doesn't seem to help with your suppleness and ability to move freely with your horse's movement.  Ridi...

November 14, 2016

What is Body Mapping?

Body map is the term given to the representational map of our bodies we have each developed in our brains. It may also be called body model, body scheme or internal representation. In the first three years of our lives the development of our body...

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