Drawing of Head Neck Balance for correct posture

Head Balance – Part 2

Having found out where the head balances on top of the neck, what next?  Our heads are very heavy – the equivalent weight of 4 to 5 litres of water. With this heavy weight on top of the body, it needs to work with us and not against us. If the head hangs down, it […]

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Drawing of Natural Head Balance restored by the Alexander Technique

Head Balance – Part 1

To find where the head balances on the neck, place a finger in the soft dent behind each ear lobe. Imagine a line going between these 2 points. The middle of this line is approximately where the head balances on the neck. It’s often higher than people imagine it to be. The head neck joint […]

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Child on Bicycle with upright posture

Cycling & the Alexander Technique

One of my pupils started cycling to work after a long period of not having been on a bike.  He found his Alexander Technique thinking really helped him and has now gone cycling mad. He not only cycles to work, he also does regular 60km bike rides up and down hills and enjoys it! Here […]

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