• Mindfulness and the Alexander Technique

      The following is a definition of Mindfulness:   “Mindfulness is a way of paying attention to, and seeing clearly whatever is happening in our lives.  It will not eliminate life’s pressures, but it can help us respond to them in a calmer manner that benefits our heart, head, and body. It helps us recognise

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  • Only Connect

    “Only connect! That was the whole of her sermon.” “She might be able to help him to the building of the rainbow bridge that should connect the prose in us with the passion.  Without it we are meaningless fragments, half monks, half beast, unconnected arches that have never been joined into a man.”  EM Forster

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  • Why We Learn The Alexander Technique

      I can do no better than to quote Patrick Macdonald:   “The motives that lead people to learn the Alexander Technique are varied and often mixed.  The most common is a feeling of insufficiency or ill-health, which no other technique can alleviate.  Many come, quite simply, quite understandably and quite wrongly for a “cure”. 

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  • Stressful Words

    Stress – tightening – anxiety – insomnia – pain – lack of appetite – depression – digestive problems – migraines – collapse – heaviness – powerlessness – doctors – diet doctors – allergy doctors – psychotherapists – Prozac – disinterest in life – stagnation Alexander Technique – stopping – choice – space – stillness –

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