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Alexander Technique Myths Part One – A State of Collapse

There are oh-so-many myths about how we move, the way a person does what they do, and why they do it that way. Things we believe firmly, utterly and completely that aren’t actually true. Take the idea of collapsing:- You

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Doing and Undoing

Recently I was struck by a phrase in a book:- there is no way that you can ‘do’ an ‘undoing’ The author(*), teacher Richard Brennan is right.  From an Alexander Technique point of view, there is no way that you

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Have you ever come across this phrase?  It used to be very popular in the UK. The full version goes “Better the devil you know than the one you don’t.” It usually means that someone would rather put up with

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