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Body Learning: The Alexander Technique

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A podcast devoted to all aspects of the Alexander Technique, a method of learning how to release harmful tension and perform all your activities with greater ease and freedom.

A podcast devoted to all aspects of the Alexander Technique, a method of learning how to release harmful tension and perform all your activities with greater ease and freedom.

Location:

United States

Description:

A podcast devoted to all aspects of the Alexander Technique, a method of learning how to release harmful tension and perform all your activities with greater ease and freedom.

Language:

English

Contact:

402-475-4433


Episodes

Guided Constructive Rest with Mary McCann

11/25/2020
This talk was given live during a session at the ATTGP online Alexander Technique Summit in October 2020, and is designed to be listened to while lying down in Constructive Rest. Mary is an Alexander Technique teacher in Philadelphia and Montgomery County, PA. ATTGP (Alexander Technique Teachers of Greater Philadelphia) website: alextechgreaterphila.com Mary’s website: explorealexander.com. More information about Constructive Rest: AlexanderTechnique.com/ConstructiveRest More information...

Duration:00:31:29

Guided Constructive Rest with Andrea Bruno

11/20/2020
This talk was given live during a session at the ATTGP online Alexander Technique Summit in October 2020, and is designed to be listened to while lying down in Constructive Rest. Andrea is an Alexander Technique teacher in Swarthmore, PA. ATTGP (Alexander Technique Teachers of Greater Philadelphia) website: alextechgreaterphila.com Andrea’s website: empoweringdirections.com. More information about Constructive Rest: AlexanderTechnique.com/ConstructiveRest More information about the Alexander...

Duration:00:20:37

Guided Constructive Rest with Meade Andrews

11/15/2020
This talk was given live during a session at the ATTGP online Alexander Technique Summit in October 2020, and is designed to be listened to while lying down in Constructive Rest. Meade is an Alexander Technique teacher in Lawrenceville and Princeton, NJ. ATTGP (Alexander Technique Teachers of Greater Philadelphia) website: alextechgreaterphila.com Meade’s website: https://meadeandrews.net. More information about Constructive Rest: AlexanderTechnique.com/ConstructiveRest More information...

Duration:00:16:34

It Really IS the Use of the Whole Self!

11/9/2020
Debi Adams, an Alexander Technique teacher in the Boston area talks with Robert Rickover about the power of her self-discovery and the nuances of an attitudinal response. Debi’s websites: DebiAdamsAT.com and TheWellTemperedPianist.com Robert teaches in Lincoln, Nebraska and Toronto, Canada. Website: AlexanderTechniqueNebraska.com More information about the Alexander Technique: AlexanderTechnique.com Learn how to support this and other Alexander Technique websites at...

Duration:00:14:34

360 Degrees of Awareness with the Alexander Technique

11/2/2020
Robert Rickover, an Alexander Technique teacher in Lincoln, Nebraska talks with Eileen Troberman about the usefulness of a wide field of awareness. Robert’s website: AlexanderTechniqueNebraska Eileen is an Alexander Technique teacher in the San Diego, California area. Eileen’s website: AlexanderTechniqueSanDiego.com More information about the Alexander Technique: AlexanderTechnique.com

Duration:00:09:59

How the Alexander Technique has influenced Centered Riding

10/29/2020
Margreet Bouwmeester, a Dutch Alexander Technique Teacher and Level 4 Centered Riding Clinician, talks with Robert Rickover about the principles of Centered Riding and how they were influcened by the Alexander Technique. Margreet’s website: Alona.nl Robert is an Alexander Technique teacher in Lincoln, Nebraska and Toronto, Canada. Robert’s website: AlexanderTechniqueNebraska.com More information about the Alexander Technique: AlexanderTechnique.com

Duration:00:16:19

Covid Economics for Alexander Technique Teachers

10/25/2020
Robert Rickover talks with Imogen Ragone, an Alexander Technique teacher in Wilmington, Delaware, about the dramatic increase in Alexander Technique distance teaching, what it means for Alexander teachers, and for the future of the profession. Imogen’s website: ImogenRagone.com Robert teaches in Lincoln, Nebraska and Toronto Canada. Website: AlexanderTechniqueNebraska.com Alexander Technique Distance Learning Group on Facebook: Facebook.com/groups/AlexanderTechniqueForum. Alexander Technique...

Duration:00:31:07

How the Alexander Technique can help with recovery from cancer surgery

10/18/2020
Tessa Viotti, an Alexander Technique teacher in Milan, Italy, talks with Robert Rickover about the ways the Technique helped her to recover from a cancer surgeries. Tessa can be contacted through her listing here: AlexanderTechnique.org.za Robert teaches the Technique in Lincoln, Nebraska and Toronto, Canada. Robert's website: AlexanderTechniqueNebraska More information about Constructive Rest: AlexanderTechnique.com/constructiverest More information about the Alexander Technique:...

Duration:00:19:18

How the Alexander Technique can help Musicians

10/13/2020
Bob Lada, an Alexander Technique teacher in the Boston area talks with Robert Rickover, an Alexander Teacher in Lincoln Nebraska and Toronto, Canada, about ways in which the Technique can help musicians play and sing with less chance of strain or injury. Bob’s website: rllalex.com This podcast was taken from this YouTube video: https://rb.gy/oc4j8t Robert’s website: AlexanderTechniqueNebraska.com More information about the Alexander Technique and musicians: AlexanderTechnique.com/musicians...

Duration:00:21:02

Two views about Alexander Technique Distance Teaching

10/7/2020
Alexander Technique teachers Bob Lada and Robert Rickover talk about their views on Alexander distance teaching. Bob lives in the Boston area. Bob’s website: rllalex.com Robert teaches in Lincoln, NE and Toronto, Canada. Rober’s website: AlexanderTechniqueNebraska.com This podcast was taken from the YouTube video: rb.gy/2trzpc More information about the Alexander Technique: AlexanderTechnique.com You can learn how to support this and other Alexander Technique websites at...

Duration:00:24:24

Refining your ability to use Alexander Technique Directions Effectively

9/27/2020
Robert Rickover, an Alexander Technique teacher in Lincoln, Nebraska talks with Eileen Troberman about a challenge to effective self directing, and how to overcome it. Robert’s website: AlexanderTechniqueNebraska.com Eileen is an Alexander Technique teacher in the San Diego, California area. Eileen’s website: AlexanderTechniqueSanDiego.com More information about the Alexander Technique:AlexanderTechnique.com

Duration:00:13:58

How the Alexander Technique helped recovery from a hysterectomy

9/23/2020
Karen Evans, an Alexander Technique teacher in Ashby-de-la-Zouch, England talks with Robert Rickover about the ways the Technique helped her to recover from a hysterectomy. Karen’s website: AshbyAlexanderTechnique.com Robert teaches the Technique in Lincoln, Nebraska and Toronto, Canada. Robert’s website: AlexanderTechniqueNebraska More information about the Alexander Technique: AlexanderTechnique.com

Duration:00:16:16

Two views about Alexander Technique Distance Teaching

9/19/2020
Alexander Technique teachers Bob Lada and Robert Rickover talk about their views on Alexander distance teaching. Bob lives in the Boston area. Bob’s website: rllalex.com Robert teaches in Lincoln, NE and Toronto, Canada. Rober’s website: AlexanderTechniqueNebraska.com This podcast was taken from the YouTube video: rb.gy/2trzpc More information about the Alexander Technique: AlexanderTechnique.com You can learn how to support this and other Alexander Technique websites at...

Duration:00:24:24

It Really IS the Use of the Whole Self!

9/4/2020
(This podcast is primarily for Alexander Technique teachers and students, but may be of interest to others, especially musicians.) Debi Adams, an Alexander Technique teacher in the Boston area talks with Robert Rickover about the power of her self-discovery and the nuances of an attitudinal response. Debi’s websites: DebiAdamsAT.com and TheWellTemperedPianist.com Robert teaches in Lincoln, Nebraska and Toronto, Canada. Website: AlexanderTechniqueNebraska.com More information about the...

Duration:00:14:34

3 Gateways to Presence: Using Interoception, Proprioception, and Exteroception to foster Resilience

8/30/2020
Alexander Technique Teacher Imogen Ragone in Conversation with Trauma Awareness Activist Shay Seaborne. In their last conversation in the series, Imogen and Shay discuss how how awareness of our inner self and bodily sensations (interoception), of our position and movement in space (proprioception), and of the stimuli coming from outside ourselves (exteroception) are key gateways to being present, and how Alexander Technique can help us cultivate all three, giving us key resources that help...

Duration:00:43:57

Posture, Body Language, Stress and Trauma

8/24/2020
Alexander Technique Teacher Imogen Ragone in Conversation with Trauma Awareness Activist Shay Seaborne. In their fifth conversation Imogen and Shay discuss the implications and impact of posture and body language on people dealing with stress and trauma, what neuroscience is telling us about this, and how the Alexander Technique can help. This podcast was originally broadcast as a live video on Facebook at Facebook.com/CalmConfidentControl Imogen’s website: ImogenRagone.com Imogen’s Facebook...

Duration:00:34:31

How the Alexander Technique helped recovery from hip replacement surgery

8/20/2020
Robin Gilmore, an Alexander Technique teacher in Annapolis, Maryland and the director of an Alexander Technique teacher training course in Greensboro, North Carolina, talks with Robert Rickover about the ways she used the Technique during her recovery from hip replacement surgery. Robin’s website: ChesapeakeAlexander.com AlexanderTechniqueNebraska.com More information about the Alexander Technique: AlexanderTechnique.com You can learn how to support this and my other Alexander Technique...

Duration:00:20:07

“CyCling” with Ease to Down-Regulate Stress and Trauma

8/17/2020
Alexander Technique Teacher Imogen Ragone in Conversation with Trauma Awareness Activist Shay Seaborne. In their fourth conversation, Shay and Imogen discuss TheCyCle™ – a practice Shay has learned from Imogen which helps her calm her own nervous system. It has become her go-to down-regulation tool. TheCyCle takes only a couple of minutes to do, and you will get the opportunity to learn and experience it for yourself in this video. (TheCyCle™ is a practice that comes directly from the Primal...

Duration:00:33:36

Stress, Trauma, Neuroscience and the Alexander Technique

8/10/2020
Alexander Technique Teacher Imogen Ragone in Conversation with Trauma Awareness Activist Shay Seaborne. Imogen and Shay talk about how the neuroscience of stress and trauma connects with Alexander Technique practices and skills. Imogen talks with Shay about what she has learned from neuroscience about the neurobiology of stress and trauma. In particular they discuss three important concepts that support recovery and healing – Down-Regulation, Titration and Co-Regulation – and the ways...

Duration:00:32:43

5 Things Anyone Can Do to Build Resilience in the Face of Pandemic Stress and Trauma

8/1/2020
Alexander Technique Teacher Imogen Ragone in Conversation with Trauma Awareness Activist Shay Seaborne. In their second conversation, Imogen and Shay talk about the difference between stress and trauma (and the similarities), how the Pandemic is affecting us, and 5 things you can do to help build your resilience right now and even come out of the pandemic better off than where you started. This podcast was originally broadcast as a live video on Facebook at Facebook.com/CalmConfidentControl...

Duration:00:34:50