Using the Alexander Technique to Help with Stress and Trauma
Alexander Technique Teacher Imogen Ragone in Conversation with Trauma Awareness Activist Shay Seaborne. In their first conversation, Shay tells us a bit about her own story and experience, and they share a simple idea you can use right away to help you calm your nervous system and reduce stress. This podcast was originally broadcast as a live video on Facebook at Facebook.com/CalmConfidentControl Imogen’s website: ImogenRagone.com Imogen’s Facebook group, the BodyIntelligence Community: Facebook.com/groups/bodyintelligencecommunity Shay’s website and blog: ShaySeaborne.com More general information about the Alexander Technique: AlexanderTechnique.com You can learn how to support this and other Alexander Technique websites at AlexanderTechnique.com/support

5 Things Anyone Can Do to Build Resilience in the Face of Pandemic Stress and Trauma
Alexander Technique Teacher Imogen Ragone in Conversation with Trauma Awareness Activist Shay Seaborne. In their second conversation, Imogen and Shay talk about the difference between stress and trauma (and the similarities), how the Pandemic is affecting us, and 5 things you can do to help build your resilience right now and even come out of the pandemic better off than where you started. This podcast was originally broadcast as a live video on Facebook at Facebook.com/CalmConfidentControl Imogen’s website: ImogenRagone.com Imogen’s Facebook group, the BodyIntelligence Community: Facebook.com/groups/bodyintelligencecommunity Shay’s website and blog: ShaySeaborne.com More general information about the Alexander Technique: AlexanderTechnique.com You can learn how to support this and other Alexander Technique websites at AlexanderTechnique.com/support

Stress, Trauma, Neuroscience and the Alexander Technique
Alexander Technique Teacher Imogen Ragone in Conversation with Trauma Awareness Activist Shay Seaborne. Imogen and Shay talk about how the neuroscience of stress and trauma connects with Alexander Technique practices and skills. Imogen talks with Shay about what she has learned from neuroscience about the neurobiology of stress and trauma. In particular they discuss three important concepts that support recovery and healing – Down-Regulation, Titration and Co-Regulation – and the ways Alexander Technique and BodyIntelligence have helped her implement these three important coping strategies. This podcast was originally broadcast as a live video on Facebook at Facebook.com/CalmConfidentControl Imogen’s website: ImogenRagone.com Imogen’s Facebook group, the BodyIntelligence Community: Facebook.com/groups/bodyintelligencecommunity Shay’s website and blog: ShaySeaborne.com More general information about the Alexander Technique: AlexanderTechnique.com You can learn how to support this and other Alexander Technique websites at AlexanderTechnique.com/support

“CyCling” with Ease to Down-Regulate Stress and Trauma
Alexander Technique Teacher Imogen Ragone in Conversation with Trauma Awareness Activist Shay Seaborne. In their fourth conversation, Shay and Imogen discuss TheCyCle™ – a practice Shay has learned from Imogen which helps her calm her own nervous system. It has become her go-to down-regulation tool. TheCyCle takes only a couple of minutes to do, and you will get the opportunity to learn and experience it for yourself in this video. (TheCyCle™ is a practice that comes directly from the Primal Alexander work of Mio Morales. It is not only a way for you to calm your own nervous system, but also provides a framework in which to practice the type of thinking and awareness that cultivates ease in a way that’s portable and accessible in many situations.). This podcast was originally broadcast as a live video on Facebook at Facebook.com/CalmConfidentControl The video version of this podcast can be seen at Facebook.com/CalmConfidentControl Imogen’sImogen’s website: ImogenRagone.com Imogen’s Facebook group, the BodyIntelligence Community: Facebook.com/groups/bodyintelligencecommunity The video version of the talk can be seen at: https://youtu.be/FPANejLi24o Shay’s website and blog: ShaySeaborne.com More general information about the Alexander Technique: AlexanderTechnique.com You can learn how to support this and other Alexander Technique websites at AlexanderTechnique.com/support

Posture, Body Language, Stress and Trauma
Alexander Technique Teacher Imogen Ragone in Conversation with Trauma Awareness Activist Shay Seaborne. In their fifth conversation Imogen and Shay discuss the implications and impact of posture and body language on people dealing with stress and trauma, what neuroscience is telling us about this, and how the Alexander Technique can help. This podcast was originally broadcast as a live video on Facebook at Facebook.com/CalmConfidentControl Imogen’s website: ImogenRagone.com Imogen’s Facebook group, the BodyIntelligence Community: Facebook.com/groups/bodyintelligencecommunity Shay’s website and blog: ShaySeaborne.com More general information about the Alexander Technique: AlexanderTechnique.com You can learn how to support this and other Alexander Technique websites at AlexanderTechnique.com/support

3 Gateways to Presence: Using Interoception, Proprioception, and Exteroception to foster Resilience
Alexander Technique Teacher Imogen Ragone in Conversation with Trauma Awareness Activist Shay Seaborne. In their last conversation in the series, Imogen and Shay discuss how how awareness of our inner self and bodily sensations (interoception), of our position and movement in space (proprioception), and of the stimuli coming from outside ourselves (exteroception) are key gateways to being present, and how Alexander Technique can help us cultivate all three, giving us key resources that help us build resilience in the face of both trauma and the everyday stresses of life. This podcast was originally broadcast as a live video on Facebook at Facebook.com/CalmConfidentControl Imogen’s website: ImogenRagone.com Imogen’s Facebook group, the BodyIntelligence Community: Facebook.com/groups/bodyintelligencecommunity Shay’s website and blog: ShaySeaborne.com More general information about the Alexander Technique: AlexanderTechnique.com You can learn how to support this and other Alexander Technique websites at AlexanderTechnique.com/supporthttps://alexandertechnique.com/support

How the Alexander Technique can help you deal with Stress
Imogen Ragone, an Alexander Technique teacher in Wilmington, Delaware, talks with Robert Rickover about the usefulness of the Technique in dealing with stress. Imogen draws from her own recent experiences looking after her aging parents in England. Imogen’s website: ImogenRagone.com Imogen also has a website for caregivers: CareGiversCentral.net Robert teaches in Lincoln, Nebraska and Toronto, Canada. Robert’s website: AlexanderTechniqueNebraska.com Information about Alexander Technique Constructive Rest, a useful self care process useful for anyone: AlexanderTechnique.com/ConstructiveRest More general information about the Alexander Technique: AlexanderTechnique.com You can learn how to support this and other Alexander Technique websites at AlexanderTechnique.com/support

The Alexander Technique and stress reduction
Carolyn Nicholls, an Alexander Technique teacher in Brighton, England, talks about ways in which the Technique can help people deal effectively with stress. Carolyn’s website: alexandertechniquebrighton.co.uk Robert teaches in Lincoln, Nebraska and Toronto, Canada. Website: alexandertechniquenebraska.com. General Alexander Technique information: alexandertechnique.com You can learn how to support this and other Alexander Technique websites at AlexanderTechnique.com/support

How the Alexander Technique can help you deal with stress
Mark Josefsberg, an Alexander Technique teacher in New York City, talks with Robert Rickover about ways in which the Alexander Technique can help you deal with stress. Mark’s webste: markjosefsberg.com Robert teaches in Lincoln, Nebraska and Toronto, Canada. Website: alexandertechniquenebraska.com. General Alexander Technique information: alexandertechnique.com You can learn how to support this and other Alexander Technique websites at AlexanderTechnique.com/support