Benefits of the Alexander Technique
Wellbeing

Benefits of the Alexander Technique

A lot of people have heard of The Alexander Technique but are less sure what it is or what it can do for you. The Alexander Technique is a natural physical practice that you can learn to get the best out of your body.   It has 3 broad benefits.   1. Relieves pain or…

5-minute desk refresh
Movements | Wellbeing

5-minute desk refresh

Here is a practical set of tips that will refresh you at your desk.  I recommend you work through each stage of the 5 points as you read them and take a few breaths in between. This should feel like a calming process. 1) First of all, find your sitting bones. These are your good…

What I know about change
Wellbeing

What I know about change

I am into change in a big way.  I absolutely believe that most things in life could be improved, from my own behaviour, to systems at work, to the education system to pretty much the whole global order. I could not get up every day and be happy if I didn’t believe this, it’s a…

So many ways to begin…but first,
Wellbeing

So many ways to begin…but first,

It’s a new year at a time when nothing is as expected. We have not as yet ‘unlearnt’ our normal habits though. We feel loss for what isn’t happening that used to, seeing friends, routine, planning an outing. We feel anxiety for what we have to do as a result; anti-bac’ing, home-schooling, zoom meetings that…

The one thing you will never have enough of
Health | Wellbeing

The one thing you will never have enough of

Two years ago I took an evening course that continues to change my life. It is all about giving – as in philanthropy. Most regular people have no association with philanthropy, they think it is for rich people, therefore not for me. Led by the charity BeMore, the course encourages everyone to learn how to…

10 things I’m loving about teaching on Zoom
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10 things I’m loving about teaching on Zoom

Zoom usage is through the roof, with some people reporting mixed results – great for connectivity, bad for fatigue. Here’s 10 things I’ve gained using Zoom to teach The Alexander Technique this month. 1. Suddenly I’m international! I always wanted this for my work but I never quite knew how I’d get it. This week…