Category Archives: Mind/Body

The Alexander Technique and Art of Breathing for Air Hunger

Simon Spire is a singer/songwriter has been a student of the Alexander Technique since 2007. He shares his journey out of “Air Hunger” in this essay:
http://www.simonspire.com/discovering-the-liberated-breath/
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An Alexander & Yoga teacher responds to NY Times Article “How Yoga Can Wreck Your Body.”

On January 5th the New York Times Magazine published a provocative article called “How Yoga can Wreck Your Body” by William J.Broad. Over my years of teaching many of my students (some of them Yoga teachers) have asked me what I think about Yoga, and I always respond with a common AT motto “It’s not what you do, but how you do it.” Continue reading

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Alexander Technique and M.S.

This article by Alexander Technique teacher Marta Curbelo discusses how the Technique has helped her with her Multiple Sclerosis. There is also a link to her interview with Robert Rickover about her experiences. Article in The Jewish Life. Continue reading

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TED talk about movement and the brain

Interesting TED talk by a neuroscientist who studies movement and the brain.

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AT mentioned in Huffington Post Article by Loren Fishman

Click to read the Dec. 7th Huffington Post article featuring the Alexander Technique: “Mix and Match Several Alternative Therapies to Ease Back Pain” Continue reading

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Oprah magazine features the Alexander Technique

In April 2009, following the BMJ study on the Alexander Technique, O magazine included this article about the Alexander Technique:  http://www.oprah.com/health/A-Cure-for-Back-Pain-The-Alexander-Technique.

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Amira interviewed about the parallels between the Alexander Technique and Acupuncture/TCM

Amira was interviewed by Robert Rickover for BodyLearning Podcasts about the connections she sees between the underlying concepts of the Alexander Technique and Traditional Chinese Medicine; and how the two systems can complement each other Continue reading

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