In my last blog, The Posture of Power, I wrote about politicians and televangelists – two of my favorite groups to observe. I love to watch them because they generally have pretty good posture and use of their their bodies. … 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.
Since discovering the Alexander Technique many years ago, I’ve been fascinated by the posture and movement patterns I observe in others. When I see someone that appears to have a dysfunctional pattern, I ask myself: “How are they doing that?” … Continue reading →
In a previous post, Mind and Body go to Couple’s Therapy, Mind and Body talked about their issues with each other, and how they hoped the Alexander Technique would help. Arrangements were made to visit a teacher of the Technique. … Continue reading →
Conscious Control in Relation to Human Evolution in Civilization by F. Matthias Alexander. I suspect this title (I’ll shorten in to CC) seems vaguely familiar to most Alexander Technique teachers and serious students because of it’s similarity to Constructive Conscious … Continue reading →
In my last post, No Auto-Correct for Habitual Tension – Part 1, I explored the fact that habitual excess tension in our bodies will not resolve itself. Some sort of intervention is required to release it. This is quite different … Continue reading →
I was introduced to the term brachiation a few months ago by my colleague Ellen Stafford, an Alexander Technique teacher in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in one of her blog posts, Everyday Poise: Brachiation Ellen is interested in the evolutionary development of … Continue reading →