Tag Archives: Alexander technique

Keeping it together – putting mind and body into a whole new you

Ever get that feeling that you’re living in a brain with someone else’s body attached?  Or that your body takes over while your brain’s not looking? It’s easy to feel like you’re carrying two people around, not one, and that … Continue reading

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Building confidence

Click here to link to a lovely, though not short, article by Laura Barton about confidence – what it means, if and how you can develop it and whether you can have too much of a good thing.I look forward … Continue reading

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Saving your Voice – Help yourself to sing or speak with more ease

If you use your voice a lot there was a very interesting article in yesterday’s Guardian (link below) about how it works, how it goes wrong and different ideas on how to protect or restore it, particularly  training  singers to … Continue reading

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Mind, Body, Spirit Festival

  It’s that time of year again. The magnificent Chelmsford Mind,Body,Spirit Festival is here this weekend (3rd and 4th June) at what was the Marconi Sports and Social Club, Beehive Lane, organised as always by the lovely people at Life … Continue reading

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AT and Inspiration – What do you say?

I’ve been thinking about inspiration and what drives us to change.  I was at a radio recording recently where Phil Jupitus described how watching a performance by John Cooper Clarke had inspired him to write. He felt a “me-too” connection … Continue reading

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New events

Over on Forthcoming Events there are details of a new Introduction to AT workshop and  provisional dates/topics for this year’s Last Saturday workshops, to be held in the new Wellbeing Studio at Phoenix Place For Health.  

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Stop the World! Managing with balance issues or bpv

I’ve just had another outbreak of losing my balance (my GP once suggested it was benign positional vertigo). It happens occasionally, usually when I’ve got a cold coming on. But it gave me the chance to try out ways of … Continue reading

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Two Groups

It was a busy time on Sunday, at the Mind,Body,Spirit festival at the Marconi club  in Chelmsford.  EACAT, our local and very special Alexander teacher training school at Moulsham Mill, had a stand there and I went along to help … Continue reading

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Lift with Ease

On Saturday 20th April, 2-4pm there’s the first of this series of  last Saturday workshops, and this one’s all about lifting. Try learning how the body works when we lift things, and ways to reduce effort, tension and strain by … Continue reading

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Walking like an Astronaut

Do you find walking heavy-going?  I once read that “Gravity doesn’t pull us down, we are all falling through space – the ground just gets in the way”. I paraphrase a bit, it was a piece in a science magazine … Continue reading

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