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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February 21, 2021 22 min

Robert Rickover talks with Imogen Ragone, an Alexander Technique teacher in Wilmington, Delaware, about the effectiveness of Paradoxical Directions, and what that effectiveness says about the nature of our design. (This podcast is the audio portion of a video - youtu.be/1-icCAJzxwg - and you might find it useful to view it as well.) Imogen's website: ImogenRagone.com Robert teaches in Lincoln, Nebraska and Toronto Canada. Websi...

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Robert Rickover talks with Imogen Ragone, an Alexander Technique teacher in Wilmington, Delaware, about the the Alexander Technique approach to achieving efficient breathing, and how it differs from many other approaches. Imogen's website: ImogenRagone.com Robert teaches in Lincoln, Nebraska and Toronto Canada. Website: AlexanderTechniqueNebraska.com More about Jessica Wolf's approach to breathing: jessicawolfartofbreathing...

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Robert Rickover talks with Imogen Ragone, an Alexander Technique teacher in Wilmington, Delaware, about a puzzling relation between eye and head movements. Imogen's website: ImogenRagone.com Robert teaches in Lincoln, Nebraska and Toronto Canada. Website: AlexanderTechniqueNebraska.com Alexander Technique Distance Learning Groups on Facebook: Facebook.com/groups/AlexTechDistanceLearning Alexander Technique Forum on Facebook: ht...

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Rabbi Shefa Gold talks with Robert Rickover about the ways in which the Alexander Technique has helped her spiritual practice and her teaching.  Rabbi Gold received her ordination both from the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College and from Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi, and is the director of the Center for Devotional Energy and Ecstatic Practices. She has produced ten albums, and is the author of four books. Her new project is ca...

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November 25, 2020 26 min

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:...

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November 20, 2020 20 min

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: AlexanderTechni...

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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: ...

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November 9, 2020 14 min

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 ot...

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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

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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: Alexa...

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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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