How to meditate like a baby: hip mobility stretches, part 3

Diving deeper into hip mobility for easier meditation There’s so much instruction out there on how to meditate. Unfortunately, not much of it helps you if you can’t physically do what they say! Because so many folks have tight hips from living life in a chair, you probably know what I’m talking about. You may … Read more

Hip Opening Stretches for Meditation

Mobility first, flexibility second Did you end up deepening your meditation practice during the COVID pandemic? Hello! Me too. Sitting for at least 30 minutes every day posed some surprising challenges for me, and I’m a person with lots of body knowledge and a long history of consistent practice with my body. I’m a body … Read more

Sitting with tight hips: How to find dynamic balance in a chair

If you have tight hips to start with, and you sit for 6 – 8 hours a day even 4 days a week, you may be running into some trouble. My clients struggle with discomfort in sitting for two main reasons: They have to sit in a chair attentively for work They have a meditation … Read more

Pain relief through mindful movement: how the Alexander Technique works

  Numerous studies show that the Alexander Technique significantly reduces pain. We are finally beginning to understand why – and that’s so important when you are in pain. Understanding how a process works motivates you to stick with it long enough to experience the best results. Let me tell you a quick, funny back pain … Read more

How can I find the best posture?

The only reason to work on having good posture is to improve your mobility and live your best life! Not to look good or please other people. Your best life is unique. Live your own life, in your own body. When someone gives you tips for good posture – take a moment, check in, 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