Rushing from home or work

Some things take longer than you credit – like leaving home or work to go out. Packing up your bag, finding your mobile, keys, putting on shoes and coats.  All this faffing about takes time.  It might mean a few trips into rooms that you’ve already been into to find items.  And then you might […]

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Ann Nussey Forest School

This week I was exchanging some work with my good friend and colleague, Ann Nussey.  Over the years we’ve spent many hours chatting about our understanding of the Alexander Technique, experimenting with new ideas and working quietly with each other.  This week, Ann’s hands on work with me was better than ever and I feel […]

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Riders – learn like an Olympian

Deborah Criddle who won a gold and two silver medals at the London 2012 Paralympics has been having Alexander Technique lessons as part of her training schedule.  In an interview after the Paralympics she stated: “For the last year I have been having regular weekly Alexander Technique lessons both on the ground and on a […]

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Children’s Posture at the Computer

I was visiting a friend at the weekend and their 9 year old was using the computer for his homework.  Whilst this looked a lot more fun than homework was in my day, it might not be fun in the long term (or even short term) for his back. He was sitting at the kitchen […]

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Ageing doesn’t need to be a downhill process

Getting older doesn’t mean things inevitably are on a downhill slide.  Getting in and out of the chair can be done without moans and groans and backache isn’t something that has to be accepted as a part of ageing. It’s about looking at how we do things.  Plonking into a chair is heavy and will […]

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