~by Kristen Fryer For those of you who have barely even heard the term Alexander Technique, you are blissfully unaware of our trade organizations and our differences. To you we are one TINY Alexander family. For us, there are wonderful realms and chasms to explore within different organizations, teachers trained by other masters and teachers who apply the technique to other modalities. For instance, I am an Alexander Teacher who applies The Alexander Technique to her Pilates’ clients and energy healing modalities and one of my good friends applies the technique to musicians and stage fright. … Continue reading →
The Alexander Technique is taught at Denison University at Granville, Ohio, USA by David Nesmith. Students attend classes and/or individual lessons. At the end of each semester, students are asked to assess their progress. Most write papers or create mind maps, Grace McQueeny chose to compose a song and perform it. Enjoy!
Visit The Alexander Technique page on the Denison University website with this memorable link: http://GetTheStressOut.com
I have always enjoyed this quote from one of America’s most influential dancers and choreographers, Martha Graham. I believe it speaks to the spirit of all artists by encouraging us not to judge or edit our creative impulses but rather allow the art to flow through us, through our whole self, through our instrument. … Continue reading →