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 →
About Robert Rickover
Robert Rickover is an Alexander Technique teacher in Lincoln, Nebraska. He also teaches regularly in Toronto, Canada and offers Zoom sessions.
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 →
When I teach new Alexander Technique students, I almost always give them “homework” based on experiments in thinking and moving that I’ve talked them through in their lessons. These experiments typically involve using Alexander Technique directions (more on these below). … Continue reading →
I read Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance by Robert Pirsig in the mid-1970s, shortly after it was published and achieved instant fame. It may be the most popular philosophy book ever written, with over five million copies sold. … Continue reading →
…if Alexander came to spend some time with you? That’s F. Matthias Alexander, of course, developer of the Alexander Technique. Country music lovers may recognize the question as a variant of the profound query – one I actually thought about … Continue reading →