Free your Natural Singing Voice

What a fabulous day of discovery we experienced on Saturday on the Free your Natural Singing Voice Workshop. We sang some pretty simple songs, led by Rachel Belringer  whilst experimenting with Alexander Technique and noticing how engaging and maintaining our peripheral vision enables a more balanced and improved posture, giving us space to breathe, helping [...]

2018-06-19T10:30:47+01:00June 19th, 2018|Categories: articles, courses|

Feedback from September Dartmoor Retreat 2017

General Feedback ‘Warm Welcome and the fresh air, getting out on the moors and making the most of the poor weather . The venue and accommodation [ Brimpts Farm]  Dartmeet were excellent. Wonderful food:  all  the staff went out of their way enable every one of us to enjoy the eating experience. They did a [...]

2017-09-15T13:54:16+01:00September 15th, 2017|Categories: articles|

Looking after yourself when lifting a recumbant bike into you car

The main thing that came out of this exercise was the need to stop  and direct prior to each action! The next important  thought was to plan how it might work with absolutely no intention of getting on with it! We then considered the weight/ the awkwardness of the shape/ the space where it would [...]

2017-09-15T13:55:13+01:00June 12th, 2017|Categories: articles|

Dartmoor Retreat September 2017

Join our next Retreat in September, in the spectacular setting of Dartmoor National Park.  To  book and secure your space: Payment options full payment single payment by 1st March £199.00 GBP full payment sharing payment by 1st March £189.00 GBP Here is the feedback from Group members who attended in May: Evaluation of the Dartmoor [...]

2017-09-15T14:02:34+01:00May 31st, 2017|Categories: articles|

New Website!

Visit my NEW WEBSITE now for details of the latest courses and workshops or maybe to purchase a gift voucher for a relative or friend who would like to benefit from what the Alexander Technique has to offer.  You can  also sign up for regular updates and receive information on new courses by email as  they [...]

2017-03-03T16:32:43+00:00February 22nd, 2017|Categories: articles|

Are your habits controlling your life?

  Do you talk to yourself?   Do you sometime lose the argument?  Your conscious mind knows best, but your subconscious is stronger and makes the decisions for you.  For example: I call my subconscious Mr Peter Habit and he is often much stronger than me: Kay: "I am not hungry... I do not need that [...]

2016-08-24T07:00:08+01:00March 13th, 2015|Categories: articles|

This week’s Challenge!

  See how many times you can brush your teeth using  a hand toothbrush held in your non-dominant hand! Check out my journey, described below.... and please share your experiences! As in Previous posts, I have  named my subconscious Peter! Peter sits on my shoulder and is my friend.  But he is a misguided friend.  [...]

2016-08-24T07:00:33+01:00February 21st, 2015|Categories: articles|

A dialogue with Mr Peter Habit

A dialogue with Mr Peter Habit Peter... "so I get it now... I can do this, don't you worry!! You want me to think your neck freedirect yourheadforward andupso yourbackcanlengthenandwiden... hey presto... how was that? Kay ... "it's not a mantra Peter! It is more than words.. The direction needs to be thoughtful otherwise there [...]

2016-08-24T07:01:01+01:00January 31st, 2015|Categories: articles|

Peter, My Subconscious

In life we generally rely on our subconscious to direct our movement. We stand, sit, walk, and bend automatically with no thought to how we move. Our subconscious habitually does it for us, and it dominates us so that we don't consider the best way to go about our everyday activities. The practice of Alexander [...]

2016-09-12T16:54:54+01:00January 26th, 2015|Categories: articles|
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