Body Learning: The Alexander Technique

Body Learning: The Alexander Technique

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.... Show More

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October 25, 2020 31 min

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: Fac...

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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/constructi...

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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 Alexande...

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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 a...

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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
 

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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 

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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 a...

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September 4, 2020 14 min

(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: Ale...

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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 he...

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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/CalmConfiden...

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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 le...

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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....

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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-...

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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...

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Angela Bradshaw, an Alexander Technique teacher in Woking, Surrey, UK, talks with Robert Rickover about her experiences with group and individual online Alexander Technique lessons. She also provides some useful suggestions for Alexander Technique teachers who are hesitant about teaching online. The conversation was taken from an earlier video production: shorturl.at/jBR34 Angela’s website: https://AngelaBradshaw.com Robert teaches...

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Alexander Technique Teacher Imogen Ragone in Conversation with Trauma Awareness Activist Shay Seaborne. In their first conversation, Shay tells us a bit about her own story and experience, and they share a simple idea you can use right away to help you calm your nervous system and reduce stress. This podcast was originally broadcast as a live video on Facebook at Facebook.com/CalmConfidentControl Imogen’s website: ImogenRagone.com ...

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June 13, 2020 60 min

Dr. Fred Moss, MD, creator of the Welcome to Humanity Podcast, Interviews Michael Gelb, an Alexander Technique teacher and the author of many books, including How to Think Like Leonardo DaVinci. Michael explains why the principles of the Alexander Technique lie at the core of his many projects and interests. Welcome to Humanity Podcast website: WelcomeToHumanity.net Michael's website: MichaelGelb.com More information about the ...

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Dr Richard Mounce, DDS, an Endodontist in Dallas, Oregon, interviews Dr Aniko Ball, a dentist and Alexander Technique teacher in Melbourne, Australia’ about ways in which the Technique can help dentists and dental hygienists reduce the risk of occupational chronic pain and stress. Dr. Ball discusses extraction techniques utilizing her "All of Me" concept, dental practice stresses, managing these stresses through her "In...

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Dr Richard Mounce, DDS, an Endodontist in Dallas, Oregon, interviews Dr Aniko Ball, a dentist and Alexander Technique teacher in Melbourne, Australia, about ways in which the Technique can help dentists and dental hygienists reduce the risk of chronic pain. Common dental work habits leading to occupational chronic pain, and the scope of the problem as well as resources for addressing these issues, are discussed. This podcast was or...

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Alazne Larrinaga, an Alexander Technique teacher in Galway, Ireland talks with Robert Rickover about her study which shows that Alexander Technique lessons can enhance post-operative exercise programs for cancer survivors. Alazne's website: AlazneLarrinaga.com Informatiion about her study can be found here: shorturl.at/mnrJ6 Robert is an Alexander Technique teacher in Lincoln, Nebraska and Toronto, Canada. Robert's website:...

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