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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Baby sleeping - very relaxed unlike adults who sleep with tension

Good posture in bed

Let’s look at sleeping positions. Do you wake up with neck pain or back pain and feel stiff and achy in the morning? What is a good pillow height? Do you sleep on your back, front or side? Here are some ideas to experiment with. Pillow Height The height of the pillow makes a difference. […]

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Playing with posture book - Alexander Technique book for parents on maintaining children's good posture

Children’s Posture – use it, don’t lose it

This new book for parents/carers is very practical and full of ideas on how to maintain and improve children’s posture and learning capabilities.  It contains examples, activities and games looking at day to day life as well as play time. Most have us have been brought up to think that good posture is standing or […]

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Computer Monitors – Screen Height.

To avoid neck strain, the top of your computer monitor should be at eye level, about an arm’s length away. Our eyes naturally look about 15 degrees down and so will then naturally look onto the screen. There are various bits of equipment that you can buy to raise the screen but a cheap and […]

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