Welcome to our articles section
Here you’ll find cogent & illuminating articles about the Alexander Technique and its application written by practising teachers with a wealth of experience between them.
Our aim is to present a diverse range of thought-provoking material that reflects the Technique’s broad scope and to challenge the many misconceptions about its true nature.
Mindfulness to lifelong learning, performance to ageing — everything will be covered in depth here.
So whether you’re new to the Technique, a pupil or trainee, or a seasoned teacher seeking fresh wisdom, do please bookmark us and stop by from time to time.
How Mindfulness Works
Who Knew Mindfulness Mattered? At the beginning of 2014, the Huffington Post declared that the coming twelve months would be “the year of mindful living”. Forget working out and brain training — quiet reflection and attentiveness looked set to become the New Kid on the Me Time block. Since then, [...]
Teaching the Alexander Technique to Drama Students: The Problem of Professional Knowledge
I teach a module in the Alexander Technique and performance as part of an undergraduate university drama course. In my teaching practice as a lecturer and an Alexander teacher, I assess students, evaluating whether their performance work meets various criteria established according to university examinations processes, but there are [...]
The Worry Habit
There is little doubt that living in the world today poses a challenge. We face seemingly uncontrollable climatic events, human conflict and the consequences of increasing human activity such as water pollution and contamination of food supplies. Even for those in relatively stable countries, it is hard to ignore [...]