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The Alexander Technique has three main pillars: Awareness, Inhibition, and Direction (AID) Inhibition. Leave a gap-don't react. Listen for the space between the notes. Direction. Alexander Technique directions are unique instructions guiding you towards what you need to do or undo. These verbal cues are known to Alexander teachers and students, and they are potentially [...]
You've got no choice with the Alexander Technique Once you know some Alexander Technique, you're not going to want to make major decisions without it. And once you know enough of it you can't. For better or for worse, we decide by imagining what things will be like, or feel like, in the future–two minutes or [...]
Use the Alexander Technique any way you want; there are no right or wrong ways, no one application or reason to learn is better than any other. Apply it to anything, or everything. You can turn it on at any moment, then turn it up as you wish. You can't turn it off, because that [...]
Control yourself. The Alexander Technique helps us re-establish a lost connection with our own body; giving us both freedom and control. We learn to get "in touch", with ourselves; a vital tool. Take my neck, please. Paradoxically, I control my neck by freeing it; letting it go. I learned how to do it, and now [...]