Alexander Technique

Roundup

June 11, 2020

Today we went to Ceibwr Bay The sea was quiet and cold Gordon found a rotting seal He ate a bit and rolled. I hosed him down, he's patient W...

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‘Hopefully I won’t get any better.’

May 23, 2020

Yesterday our son Stan completed work for his degree in Illustration. He describes himself as having an unconventional mind and aims to create...

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Becoming A Thing That Swims

March 7, 2020

I'm noticing more and more, with myself and people I'm helping, that the idea of needing to move forward, to some destination, changes both how we ...

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Magical Mystery Torso

February 28, 2020

I'm enjoying watching The Great Pottery Throw Down.  In one episode the potters were trying ingenious methods to try to support their two-feet...

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Pre Swim Wish List

February 19, 2020

I'm going for a swim in a quiet pool where the water's a comfortable temperature. What do I want?... 👍 To allow myself to enjoy movement through...

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All You Need Is Love

February 14, 2020

Putting love of the water into practice... Swimmers often talk about our love of water. But one way or another we fight the thing we love. ...

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Swimming Without Strokes

January 8, 2020

Swim: to move through water by moving the body or parts of the body. Cambridge dictionary. I'm at the Hotel Costa Calero in Lanzarote again,...

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Changing the Objective?

January 2, 2020

Is the objective, when working with fearful non-swimmers, to get them independent in the water by the end of their course of 8 lessons? Cher...

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How exactly does swimming help anxiety?

January 2, 2020

'It's great for the body and the mind' has become a swimming platitude. How much truth is there in it? As swimming becomes more and more pop...

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Think or Swim?

January 1, 2020

If you fancy a change in the pool There's joy to be found in the most simple swimming activities, and lots to learn, and to gain, for yourself. ...

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