Alexander Technique

Alexander Technique for Pianists

Alexander Technique for Pianists

  An Introduction to the Alexander Technique for Pianists and their Teachers by Deborah Fishbein Adams   A student enters the studio for a lesson in the Alexander Technique. Before her is a chair, perhaps a table and a mirror. The teacher guides the student to the chair, his hands perceptively, gently cradling her head. He says, “neck free, head forward and up.”   What d... »

Percussionists – A Look at Resistance

Percussionists – A Look at Resistance

By Rob Falvo   The Alexander Technique can be a catalyst for understanding who we are. By observing body tension, we can discover how our minds behave and begin to discover our fears, belief systems, and unconscious agendas. As long as there is an agenda, there is resistance and interference to the flow of life. When we notice these conditions, there is a possibility that tension will drop aw... »

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