Posts Tagged ‘feeling versus stopping to think’

When we take Alexander Technique lessons, often what the teacher is asking of us by means of their hands feels unfamiliar and unnatural to us, because it it against our habit, it feels all wrong, but FM Alexander writes about how such thinking is unreliable because it is based on feeling, not on reason.

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I’ve been reminding myself of one of the principles of the Alexander Technique, namely that of faulty sensory appreciation, which in a nutshell means that nine times out of ten what we think we’re doing, or indeed think we’re doing, may not actually the case and wrong for our purpose.We may think that it is,…

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