Tag Archives: back pain

Taking it Easy – Lifting and Reaching

        Are you like poor George here? Do you struggle when reaching for things, or dread lifting stuff because it’s painful or you have no strength? Want to find out how to take the strain out of … Continue reading

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Lift with Ease

On Saturday 20th April, 2-4pm there’s the first of this series of ┬álast 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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Drop In and Try Out

It’s International Alexander Awareness Week 12th to 18th October, and as we can’t wait to celebrate we’re having a drop-in session at Phoenix Place for Health on Saturday 10th October, between 9.30 and 12.30. This year’s theme is “Get AT … Continue reading

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Twisting and Turning

We had the last of the current set of group workshops ┬áthis afternoon, and a very pleasant afternoon it was. Thoughts about what joints we have and how they work was followed by putting movements together to allow walking, then … Continue reading

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Have a go in Maldon – 12th march

Bit short notice, but if you’ve wondered about dabbling your toes in the Alexander technique, I’ll be at the All Saints PTA Pamper evening tomorrow 6.30-10 Highlands Drive Maldon. I’m offering chair sessions where we focus on sitting comfortably, your … Continue reading

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Next time you’re using your phone

Worth a look at this article just for the pictures – texting your way to back pain A brilliant illustration of the benefit of being aware of what your body is doing, if you want to avoid problems.

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Introducing AT session in Maldon

If you suffer from stiffness or chronic aches and pains, or if you’ve wondered about the Alexander technique but not quite summoned up the courage to dabble, this event is for you. I’ve beeen asked to present the first of … Continue reading

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Time to make the cake!

We’ve almost got round to another Last Saturday again, so this afternoon I’ll be making the cake for tomorrow’s workshop. This time we’ll be looking at all the things we do sitting down and how not to let them pull … Continue reading

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Are You Sitting Comfortably?

I’m pleased to announce that this is the title of the first of the Autumn season’s Last Saturday Workshops, on Saturday 27th September. I know that there’s been a lot in the press about not sitting at all if you … Continue reading

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Last Saturday

The last Last Saturday of the current set was on the 28th June, when we spent a happy afternoon exploring hands and feet. even those who found walking a trial were crossing a range of soft textures barefoot, to explore … Continue reading

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