Trying Not To Get Too Excited
Inhibition, the key to the Alexander Technique, is easy to understand when you think of it in terms of its opposite, which is excitation. Ov...Read more
Looking For A Challenge?
Challenge. 'A call to someone to participate in a competitive situation or fight to decide who is superior in terms of ability or strength.' ...Read more
All You Need Is Love
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. ...Read more
45 kilowatt hours in a day! Our son's home for Christmas. He left the heater on in his space, 21.5 degrees, and disappeared for 2 days. 'Hell is o...Read more
Where Did It All Go Wrong?
A definite goal in the Alexander Technique, achieved by means of non-doing or ‘inhibition and direction’, is letting our head go forward and up. On...Read more
He Ain’t Heavy
How to make a sinker lighter... "Don't relax on me,” a senior Alexander Technique teacher used to tell me. My idea of relaxing made me stif...Read more
Fish Fingers? Get Your Hands On A Dog And Improve Your Stroke
F.M. Alexander said that if we chase tension round the body, it ends up in our hands and wrists. This is true in swimming. In the Alexander ...Read more