You may remember The King’s Speech, a 2010 movie about King George VI who, after his brother abdicated the throne in 1936, needed to be able to speak effectively in public despite the stammer he had since childhood. He … Continue reading →
About Robert Rickover
Robert Rickover is an Alexander Technique teacher in Lincoln, Nebraska. He also teaches regularly in Toronto and offers Skype sessions.
Eight years ago I managed to arrange an interview with Gravity, Gravity’s Sad Story, during which he expressed a great deal of unhappiness about his negative image in the popular imagination, and the blame he so unfairly receives. I thought … Continue reading →
How am I functioning now? How can I improve the way I’m functioning? Those two projects, not necessarily in that order, could provide a 5 second description of what a student of the Alexander Technique learns. They could be the … Continue reading →
The use of imagery to teach or learn the Alexander Technique is, to put it mildly, a controversial topic. The diverse views were on full display in recent exchanges on the Alexander Technique Forum Facebook Page(1) include everything from general … Continue reading →
Learning how to usefully self-direct yourself in an effective way is one of the most important skills an Alexander Technique student acquires from lessons in the Technique. It is, to use the title of F. M. Alexander’s second book, truly … Continue reading →