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The Alexander Technique

A podcast devoted to all aspects of the Alexander Technique, a method
of learning how to release harmful tension and perform all your activities
with greater ease and freedom.


           

 
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Alexander Technique teaching tips from Alexander Technique teachers:

Alexander Technique teachers talk about their areas of specialization, and about working with students with particular needs.

Working with students who have Rheumatoid Arthritis
Alexander Technique teacher Jo Ann Widner talks with Robert Rickover about how she works with students who have Rheumatoid Arthritis. Jo Ann lives in Richmond, Virginia. Website: jowidner.com Robert teaches in Lincoln, Nebraska and Toronto, Canada. Website: alexandertechniquenebraska.com. More information about the Alexander Technique: alexandertechnique.com.

Working with pregnant women
Alexander Technique teacher, childbirth educator, and doula, Ilana Machover, gives advice to AT teachers who have occasion to work with pregnant women. Ilana lives in London, England. Ilana's website: homepage.ntlworld.com/ilana.m Robert teaches in Lincoln, Nebraska and Toronto, Canada. Website: alexandertechniquenebraska.com. More information about the Alexander Technique: alexandertechnique.com.

Working with Seniors
Alexander Technique teacher Mary Derbyshire talks with Robert Rickover about how she works with seniors. Mary lives in Little Compton - not far from Providence, Rhode Island. Website: maryderbyshire.com Robert teaches in Lincoln, Nebraska and Toronto, Canada. Website: alexandertechniquenebraska.com. More information about the Alexander Technique: alexandertechnique.com.

Mind, Movement and Music: Teaching the Alexander Technique to Orchestra Musicians
Alexander Technique teacher and musician Evangeline Benedetti talks with Robert Rickover about the unique challenges faced by orchestral musicians that Alexander teachers would do well to be aware of. Evangeline was a cellist with the New York Philharmonic for over 40 years. Evangeline's website: evangelinebenedetti.com Robert teaches in Lincoln, Nebraska and Toronto, Canada. Website: alexandertechniquenebraska.com. More information about the Alexander Technique: alexandertechnique.com.

What is the "head" of "head forward and up"?
Alexander Technique teacher Galen Cranz talks with Robert Rickover about our heads and why there are considerably more complex than most of us tend to assume, and why it's important to understand these complexities. Galen is also a Professor of Architecture at the University of California and the author of The Chair: Rethinking Culture, Body and Design. Robert teaches in Lincoln, Nebraska and Toronto, Canada. Website: alexandertechniquenebraska.com. More information about the Alexander Technique: alexandertechnique.com

Teaching tips for Alexander Technique Teachers who have Students with Autism
(This interview is primarily for Alexander Technique teachers and students.) Caitlin Freeman, an Alexander Technique teacher in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, talks with Robert Rickover about ways in which Alexander Technique teachrs can best work with students on the autism spectrum, as well as some suggestions for people with autism who are taking Alexander lessons. Caitlin is the author of Autism and Alexander Technique: Using the Alexander Technique to Help People on the Autism Spectrum Catlin's website: alexandertechniqueguide.com Robert teaches in Lincoln, Nebraska and Toronto, Canada. Website: alexandertechniquenebraska.com More information about the Alexander Technique: alexandertechnique.com

Working with Children
Gal Ben-or. an Alexander Technique teacher in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv Israel, talks with Robert Rickover about some of the considerations involved when working with children. Gal's website: galbenorat.blogspot.com Robert teaches in Lincoln, Nebraska and Toronto, Canada. Website: alexandertechniquenebraska.com. More information about the Alexander Technique: alexandertechnique.com.

Working with Students who are Healing from an Injury
Debi Adams, an Alexander Technique teacher in Boston, Massachusetts, talks about with Robert Rickover about an aspect of healing from an injury that Alexander Technique teachers might overlook. Robert teaches in Lincoln, Nebraska and Toronto, Canada. Website: alexandertechniquenebraska.com. More information about the Alexander Technique: alexandertechnique.com

The Alexander Technique and Chiropractic - Information for Alexander Teachers and students
Philip Schalow, an Alexander Technique teacher and chiropractor in Rockford, Illinois talks with Robert Rickover about chiropractic and what Alexander teachers and students may find useful to understand about it's approach to wellbeing. Philip's Alexander Technique website: rockfordalexandertechnique.com His chiropractic website: myrockfordchiropractor.com Robert teaches in Lincoln, Nebraska and Toronto, Canada. Website: alexandertechniquenebraska.com. More information about the Alexander Technique: alexandertechnique.com

Alexander Technique teaching and learning traps
(This podcast is primarily for Alexander Technique teachers and students.) Robert Rickover, an Alexander Technique teacher in Lincoln, Nebraska and Toronto, Canada talks with Mark Josefsberg about some common obstacles faced by students and teachers of the Technique. Robert teaches in Lincoln, Nebraska and Toronto, Canada. Website: alexandertechniquenebraska.com. Mark teaches in New York City. Website: markjosefsberg.com More information about the Alexander Technique: alexandertechnique.com

Strategies for effective use of Alexander Technique directions
(This podcast is primarily for Alexander Technique teachers and students.) Robert Rickover, an Alexander Technique teacher in Lincoln, Nebraska and Toronto, Canada talks with Mark Josefsberg about the strategic use of Alexander Technique directions. Robert teaches in Lincoln, Nebraska and Toronto, Canada. Website: alexandertechniquenebraska.com. Mark teaches in New York City. Website: markjosefsberg.com More information about the Alexander Technique: alexandertechnique.com

Why aren't Alexander Technique Teachers Loved More?
(This podcast is primarily for Alexander Technique teachers and students) Mark Josefsberg, an Alexander Technique teacher in New York City, talks with Robert Rickover about one reason Alexander teachers are not always as popular as we might be. Mark's website: markjosefsberg.com Robert teaches in Lincoln, Nebraska and Toronto, Canada. Website: alexandertechniquenebraska.com More information about the Alexander Technique: alexandertechnique.com.

Alexander Technique jargon 101
(This podcast is primarily for Alexander Technique teachers and students) Mastaneh Nazarian, an Alexander Technique teacher in Melbourne, Australia talks with Robert Rickover about some of the terminology used by Alexander Technique teachers. Mastaneh's website: rediscoverease.com Robert's website: alexandertechniquenebraska.com More information about the Alexander Technique: alexandertechnique.com You can learn how to support this and other Alexander Technique websites at AlexTechExpress.com/support

Alexander Technique Teachers' Attitudes - And how they can effect our Teaching
(This podcast is primarily for Alexander Technique teachers and students) Mastaneh Nazarian, an Alexander Technique teacher in Melbourne, Australia talks with Robert Rickover about how our uncounscious attlitudes can be offputting to our students.. Mastaneh's website: rediscoverease.com Robert's website: alexandertechniquenebraska.com More information about the Alexander Technique: alexandertechnique.com You can learn how to support this and other Alexander Technique websites at AlexTechExpress.com/support


 
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