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 →
About Robert Rickover
Robert Rickover is an Alexander Technique teacher in Lincoln, Nebraska. He also teaches regularly in Toronto and offers Skype sessions.
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 →
A recent article in the New York Times, When the Bully is the Boss, explores the effects that a bullying leader has on organizations. Not surprisingly, it turns out bullying doesn’t really lead to better productivity: …the vast majority of … Continue reading →