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Alexander goes online

Alexander goes online

Covid 19 and AT online The jump start that covid has mobilised for online innovation has been striking. You could say one great mother of invention. 10 years ago for example, I was never ever going to take an interest in the world of online…

Online Work…. my recovery from pain and back to piano playing

Online Work…. my recovery from pain and back to piano playing

When we are all spending so much more time in front of a screen this style of Alexander work offers a way to keep ourselves healthy both outwardly and inwardly.  I want to say a little about my path through to online Alexander work. I…

Post about online AT

Post about online AT

…And staying connected to ourselves and each other. I have compiled a short CD on the core features of Alexander Technique as a self help tool in these difficult days of potential isolation. Here is how they came about. Last autumn my friend Katie was…

“Something up my Sleeve

“Something up my Sleeve

“Something up my Sleeve”  with Jenny Quick MSTAT  For Alexander Teachers and Musicians  This workshop offers a set of learning materials with a fresh, fun and immensely practical approach to moving and performing with confidence and ease. Enlightened surprise and joy is a given, when…

On listening

On listening

The Inner Being of Music…. Listening Charles Rosen says (in his book “Piano Notes”) that pianists are unique in that they do not listen to themselves in the way that other musicians are trained to do right from the start, as they do not have…

Dartington International Summer School

Dartington International Summer School

“Thank you also for the palpable changes you made to the stance, the sound, the comfort and the joy of those students you “adjusted” so gently as they sang.”  Emma Once again it has been a huge privilege and delight to work alongside Dame Emma…

Dartington Summer School

Dartington Summer School

Honing my skills… It has been an immense privilege, once again, to assist Emma Kirkby in her master classes at Dartington Summer School. The students have been very appreciative! “The most surprising thing about trying Alexander Technique on a master Class, where you are already…

Full Immersion AT for musicians

Full Immersion AT for musicians

Calling musicians… Choirs, orchestras, chamber groups, folk groups… The list is endless! A simple, lively and accurate upgrade of your inner GPS and the priceless know-how to access this in practice paves the way to greater comfort, ease and artistic freedom. I am returning from…