Monthly Archives: August 2013

Avoiding the Trap

Last week I talked about a sneaky Alexander trap that lies in wait when you’re approaching the extreme end of any particular movement.   A long stretch, a big twist, a deep bend, take your pick.  At some point the movement

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Full Stretch

I want to share with you an Alexander Technique trap. I’ve been watching a procession of my students falling into it; enough to make me realise how common it is. You could call this trap the ‘Full Stretch’ trap. Or

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Book Review – Back in Balance

Recently I was asked to review the latest book by teacher and author Richard Brennan. It’s called ‘Back in Balance’ and it deals, not surprisingly, with the Alexander Technique and back pain. Back pain is regularly in the media, and

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