Monthly Archives: December 2012

Can You Really Measure It?

We are rapidly approaching THAT TIME of the year.  Tinsel, mince pies, reviews, new goals.   People think about the next twelve months, what they want to do and be, and how they might get there.   Last January I actually wrote

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The Paradox of Gripping Tightly

Imagine this scenario.  You’re doing something, and you find yourself tensing really hard. A little investigation decides it’s nothing to do with any specific activity; it’s more of a general, underlying behaviour trait.  Sounds familiar? It happens to Alexander students a

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All Sorts of Teachers

One of the things I particularly love about the Alexander Technique is the idea ‘all-round usefulness’, and the treasure trove of good and useful things to be learnt from all sorts of teachers, not just FM Alexander himself.  Provided the

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