Alexander Technique Relaxation

Relax, but don’t make a habit out of it. Make a habit out of relaxing with direction— and often the direction is up, though…

Sometimes parts of you will be going
down, or out,

left, right,



Towards the window, the wall, the floor, the ceiling, or the sky.
Sometimes combined.
Sometimes contracting, most times expanding.
Sometimes primary, some times secondary.

It’s done with […]

Alexander Technique Helps Loosen Your Grip

Let go with the Alexander Technique.
The Alexander Technique helps us become aware of muscular tension, that sometimes takes the form of gripping. We grip with our fingers. We grip with our jaw. We grip with our toes. We grip our torsos with our elbows, and grip our legs up into our torso, tightening our hip […]

The Alexander Technique In Your Life

Alexander Technique and the Golden Thread.

The Alexander Technique has been described as a golden thread that runs through your life. After a bit, the Alexander Technique becomes a part of you.

My student and I were discussing ways in which she could more fully integrate the Alexander Technique into her life.

We Alexander Technique teachers are fortunate […]

The Alexander Technique-Subtraction, Not Addition

In an Alexander Technique lesson I taught today, my student began by telling me her neck pain felt a little worse this week. When I inquired about it she told me that the physical therapist she'd been seeing added a new exercise for her neck, and it hurt her. Unfortunately, as an Alexander Technique teacher, I hear this story quite a lot. I told her that in my opinion she needs to subtract some things she's doing rather than adding to it...
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