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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 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 7, 2014

Relaxation is a state of body and mind sought by many people. One of the most common reasons that people tell me that they are coming for yoga or Alexander lessons is that they are too tense and wish to relax. In fact I am not very interested in relaxation. If people a...

November 4, 2014

I have recently worked with a couple of massage therapists with thumb injuries. I have al