A STORY: “A man enjoys life. But it isn’t perfect. He sometimes experiences pain, frustration, and suffering. For a while he gets along okay. But the suffering builds over time, over a number of years. The suffering becomes a major … Continue reading →
About Robert Rickover
Robert Rickover is an Alexander Technique teacher in Lincoln, Nebraska. He also teaches regularly in Toronto, Canada and offers Zoom sessions.
The other day while shopping in the supermarket, I happened to overhear part of a conversation between two middle-aged women. One said something like: “You’ll learn to carry yourself with greater ease, you’ll have greater self-esteem and your breathing will … Continue reading →
We’re living in a golden age of Alexander Technique information availability: websites, articles, blogs, audio and video resources. The amount of good information available in all these media is huge, and growing daily. Recently a whole new way of presenting … Continue reading →
Many years ago I showed a copy of the Equitation issue of Direction Journal to Marjorie Barstow, the first person to graduate from the first Alexander Technique training course. Until her death at age 95, she was the world’s senior … Continue reading →
Marjorie Barstow, who everybody called Marj, was the first person to graduate from F. Matthias Alexander’s first training course. She worked for a while with FM’s brother Albert Redden Alexander in Boston and New York and then on the eve … Continue reading →
“What is the best use of technology?” This question is asked more and more as the pace of technological change has accelerated. Greater speed, power, inter-connectedness etc. can produce all sorts of obvious benefits. We visit distant places quickly and … Continue reading →