Thinking in Activity, Back into Balance

Call 07891 466094

Posts Tagged ‘willingness to stop and think’

Unreliable Sensory Appreciation

In this day and age, it’s popular that people like you (or should that be ‘like’ you), or is it? Some people have the need to be liked by others, to be adored for their abilities or their personalities, whilst others are content with not being liked so much, but discovering that they do indeed…

Read More

Forward and Up, Joined Up Thinking

I’ve just seen a reminder about us being what we think and I would totally agree with this. If we are pulling down and shortening ourselves, then this also affects the mind and vice versa. To remain in optimal balance, it’s important to remember our directions and to remind ourselves continually of where the upright…

Read More

Directions

So what actually happens in an Alexander Technique lesson? I suppose it depends very much on one’s teacher’s way of teaching, but all teachers of the Technique follow the same basic principles. I’ve been watching a video of a first Alexander Technique lesson and one of the things to which the teacher immediately introduces the…

Read More

Paying homage to holistic education

Really thinking of my teachers, near and far, not just those of the Alexander Technique, but also others whose books I’m reading which are proving really helpful. I know I’m one for reading well-written texts and not forgetting these, such as words on teaching, with which some of you may be familiar. When we learn and…

Read More