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 [...]
Alexander Technique Posture Tips 1. Let go of the muscles in the back of your neck. Your head will slightly rotate forward, and the crown of your head goes up. Feel your sit bones go down into the chair, while the rest of you moves up. Better posture ensues. 2. Better Posture-Out [...]
1. Become aware, and then let go of the muscles in the back of your neck. 2. Think of your head moving up. (The crown of your head) 3. Slightly, slowly lower your nose. 4. Continue 1,2,3, and let your sit bones release down in your chair, but your torso moves up. 5. If you're standing, let your feet release down while the rest of you moves up. 6. Let your jaw dangle open, even when you're lips are closed. (Give it a try)...
Constructive Conscious Control of the Individual. When learning the Alexander Technique we commonly hear about control. F. M. Alexander, the developer of the Alexander Technique, wrote about Constructive Conscious Control of the Individual. He stressed the importance of primary control (the head, neck, back relationship.) He spoke of conscious guidance and control. Yet at one [...]