A Brief Look at the Columbus Workshop – This December 27 – 31, 2014

Each December there is a wonderful Alexander Technique workshop offered on the campus of The Ohio State University in Columbus. A few years ago I was able to attend the Freedom and Ease of Movement workshop and found it to be a wonderful way to exhale the old year and look forward to all the possibilities of the year ahead.  … Continue reading

Shakespeare’s AT Connection by Corrie Danieley

It was such a pleasure, honor, and incredible learning experience to have studied with Yehuda Kuperman in Cincinnati this past January. Yehuda spoke often of F. M. Alexander’s use of the word “Let” and how F. M. began all direction with this simple word, “Let”. Yehuda commented on how this word is not “Do” but rather “Be”. This reminded me of a quote from Shakespeare’s Hamlet, Act 5, Scene 2 “We defy augury. There’s a special providence in the fall of a sparrow. If it be now, tis not to come. If it be not to come, it will be now. If it be not now, yet it will come. The readiness is all. Since no man of aught he leaves knows, what ist to leave betimes? Let be.“ In addition to the simplicity of the phrase “Let be.” I also enjoy this quote from an AT perspective as it reminds me how important and how beautiful inhibition is for the soul.  Along with being a Teaching Member of Alexander Technique … Continue reading