Body language affects how others see us, but it may also change how we see ourselves. Social psychologist Amy Cuddy shows how “power posing” — standing in a posture of confidence, even when we don’t feel confident — can affect testosterone and cortisol levels in the brain, and might even have an impact on our chances for success.
Power Poses and the Alexander Technique
Robert Rickover talks with Imogen Ragone, an Alexander Technique teacher in Wilmington, Delaware, about Power Poses, a powerful concept developed by social psychologist Amy Cuddy, and about how Alexander Technique principles can enhance them. Imogen’s website: ImogenRagone.com Robert teaches in Lincoln, Nebraska and Toronto, Canada. Website: AlexanderTechniqueNebraska.com. More information about the Up With GravitySM process: UpWithGravity.net Information about the Alexander Technique: AlexanderTechnique.com