Experiencing the Embodied Mind
An interdisciplinary workshop with
scientists and Alexander Technique teachers
October 7th -12th 2013 -Gargonza
Program Chairs: Rachel Zahn and Prof.
Report by Pia Quaet-Faslem and Michael
Translation: Bridget Gerstner, AnTrans
What is consciousness for?
A glimpse into the world of Ezequiel Morsella.
by Henry Fagg (MSTAT)
Understanding The Technique
Dr Theodore Dimon
28 & 29 September 2013, London (organised
Reviewer: Tanya Shoop
The Science of Non-action
Symposium on Intentional Inhibition: from
motor suppression to self-control. Hosted by UCL Institute of
Cognitive Neuroscience, 25 September 2013.
Review by Malcolm Williamson
inhibition onto the roads
Barry Collins shares some of his
experiences of training to be an iInstructor/Observer with the
Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM)
study on the effectiveness of the Alexander Technique
for the treatment of knee osteoarthritis (KOAT).
eacherís report by
Peter Bloch mSTAT
Alexander Technique, science and new ideas
Michael Protzel continues the discussion
of the scientific context surrounding Alexanderís discoveries, with
reference to his own theories of "weight commitment"
From Russia with love
by Lisa First
and kick on
Your Horse Live, Warwickshire, November
Alexander Technique: Diary of a Medical Student
Introduced by Peter Ribeaux
Derek Smith: notes from lessons at
Ashley Place, 1947
Memoirs of a long-term AT enthusiast
by Jill Payne
By Julie Barber
Through the Looking Glass, (with apologies to Lewis
What Did Alexander See in the Mirror? A talk given by Shaike
Hermelin as part of A Tribute to Patrick Macdonald held in London in
The Alexander Technique and
Neuroscience: Three Areas of Interest
By Henry Fagg
General Studies of the Sit to Stand Movement
By Tim Cacciatore
Bringing the Alexander into Cycle-Technique
Sue Fleming, Alexander Technique Teacher
and Ursula Harries Cycling Instructor
Inhibition in Action
Alexander Technique and Postural Tone
Research shows Alexander Technique changes
Voice Plays Role in Self Control
by Malcolm Williamson
End of an
Constructive Teaching Centre moves out of
With thanks to Alex and Joan Murray and
Christina Wilton for providing background information, and to Annie
Sayer and NoŽl Kingsley for the photographs.
Widening access to the Alexander Technique
report by Sue Fleming
Fatigue Syndrome and the Alexander Technique -the next
Randomized controlled trial of Alexander
Exercise And Massage (ATEAM) for chronic
and recurrent back pain.
Trial & the Press
Links to the press reporting the ATEAM
Alexander Teachers in Print
Teachers in Print:
An article about Nelly Ben-Orís work
applying the Alexander Technique to piano playing has appeared in
Teacher Jo Fisher and student
Ruth Tod have each had an article published in the Friend, the
Quaker weekly journal.
Claire Quinn writes about
Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT) also known as Hereditary Motor and
Dear Editor, Iím writing to celebrate and
share something which happened in my practice recently.........
In the January
2008 issue of Statnews an article was published about the activities
of Friends of the Alexander Technique, Denmark. The article
mentioned the training course which ran for some years in Aalborg.
This section contained some errors in regard to the roles of some of
the people involved.
We apologise for
this inaccuracy; the facts should have been checked more thoroughly
before submitting the article for publication.
Alexander Technique on the Curriculum
Eileen Armstrong describes her work with
adults with special needs
RSI Awareness Day
Claire Rennie reports on the 2008 RSI
(Repetitive Strain Injury) Conference and Awareness Day held at
Friends Meeting House, London on Saturday 1st March.
the Alexander Technique and Mindful Eating
Unconscious, automatic habits around food
can have a negative effect on our health...... by Shirley Wade
found the Alexander Technique at the Back Show
Hilary Saw tells how she discovered the
Alexander Technique at a recent Back Show.
Friends of the Alexander Technique, Denmark
by Pia SÝrensen
A remarkable school in Kingston, Surrey
where the Alexander Technique is a part of every day school life.
Sue Merry is lucky enough to work there.
Coast of Scotland -Holiday/Alexander Lesson Exchange
Claire Rennie writes about her experiences
at a farm in Scotland.