Why is my neck tight and what can I do about it?

This weeks blog post is for everyone who has ever wondered: Why is my neck so tight and what can I do about it? Many of us spend more than half of our day focused on a small screen for one reason or another. That narrow focus shrinks our visual field, stiffens our backs and necks, and make us feel like we are in a straight jacket.

Balance exercises to support postural health

Exploring the 8th cranial nerve Students have sometimes asked me: when should I start worrying about balance? My answer is Never! Worrying doesn’t improve balance. Learning about balance is a better strategy. Finding fun and safe ways to stimulate your vestibular system is a great way to prevent falls. You can practice small tilts and … Read more

DEAR BODY, PLEASE FORGIVE ME, LOVE, YOUR CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM

I’m feeling humbled today. I was going to write an article about my dermatome mapping process for publication in the American Society for the Alexander Technique Journal. I’m going to miss my deadline. It’s too important to rush. Though I know the practice really works, that people gain ease and more coordination, I don’t know … Read more