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Body Learning: The Alexander Technique

By Robert Rickover

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.

  1. 1.
    Introduction to the Alexander Technique08/03/2019
    37:21
  2. 2.
    Where can a Musician who is Injured, or Playing in Pain, get Help?07/07/2019
    38:18
  3. 3.
    The Alexander Technique, Movement Pattern Analysis and Developmental Movement06/22/2019
    27:30
  4. 4.
    Tasmanian Devil? The Amazing Life of F. Matthias Alexander06/15/2019
    29:55
  5. 5.
    Teaching the Alexander Technique in a Corporate Environment06/08/2019
    21:08
  6. 6.
    The Pros and Cons of Alexander Technique Distance Teaching05/25/2019
    1:07:15
  7. 7.
    How to decide which Alexander Technique training course is best for you01/14/2019
    21:09
  8. 8.
    The Thorny Question of the Foot Plant01/05/2019
    30:54
  1. 9.
    Some Basic Problems with Traditional Alexander Technique Directions12/27/2018
    26:26
  2. 10.
    How the Alexander Technique can help People with Mental Health Issues - Part 212/15/2018
    30:03
  3. 11.
    How the Alexander Technique can help People with Mental Health Issues - Part 112/15/2018
    22:18
  4. 12.
    The Alexander Technique and Awakening Experiences11/24/2018
    22:44
  5. 13.
    How the Alexander Technique can help you deal with Stress11/14/2018
    23:55
  6. 14.
    Alexander Technique Introduction11/08/2018
    19:42
  7. 15.
    A Primary Care Doctor offers suggestions about how to approach Medical Professionals10/13/2018
    27:28
  8. 16.
    Teaching Alexander Technique Principles in a Dental Office10/07/2018
    23:09
  9. 17.
    A Primary Care Doctor shares his Alexander Technique knowledge with other Physicians10/04/2018
    21:25
  10. 18.
    Marjorie Barstow's Teaching - 1109/29/2018
    1:01:36
  11. 19.
    A Cellist talks about her Experiences with the Alexander Technique09/26/2018
    20:57
  12. 20.
    Marjorie Barstow's Teaching - 1009/22/2018
    26:30
  13. 21.
    Democratizing Embodiment09/19/2018
    1:00:10
  14. 22.
    From the Inside Out: Inner and Outer Ergonomics09/13/2018
    24:40
  15. 23.
    Marjorie Barstow's Teaching - 909/01/2018
    53:27
  16. 24.
    Constructive Rest Guided Talk-Through08/25/2018
    8:08
  17. 25.
    How the Alexander Technique Helped Overecome a Deadly Predicament08/15/2018
    26:39
  18. 26.
    The Development of the Alexander Technique - An Alternative Perspective- Part 307/28/2018
    1:19:10
  19. 27.
    Alexander Technique and the Scientific Method - Part 206/29/2018
    29:06
  20. 28.
    The Development of the Alexander Technique - An Alternative Perspective- Part 206/23/2018
    1:10:19
  21. 29.
    Alexander Technique and the Scientific Method - Part 106/21/2018
    18:03
  22. 30.
    The Development of the Alexander Technique - An Alternative Perspective- Part 106/16/2018
    53:55
  23. 31.
    A Professional Bass Player talks about his Experience with the Alexander Technique04/04/2018
    23:14
  24. 32.
    How to Breathe - An Alexander Technique Guide to Breathing Well03/28/2018
    16:34
  25. 33.
    Mindful Reality and the Alexander Technique03/17/2018
    29:17
  26. 34.
    The Value of Alexander Technique Training for Musicians03/12/2018
    27:51
  27. 35.
    Evolution of a Technique: FM’s three-act Play02/21/2018
    24:41
  28. 36.
    Alexander Technique: Teaching or Facilitating Learning?02/16/2018
    23:09
  29. 37.
    Advice for Parents who are Concerned about the Posture and Coordination of their Young Children02/11/2018
    25:31
  30. 38.
    The Usefulness of Teaching Alexander Technique Principles to Young Children01/31/2018
    21:00
  31. 39.
    Applying Alexander Technique Principles in an Early Childhood Education Setting01/27/2018
    20:57
  32. 40.
    Body Mapping, the Alexander Technique and Singing12/13/2017
    39:08
  33. 41.
    The Discoveries of F. Matthias Alexander and Childhood Development - Part 211/27/2017
    23:52
  34. 42.
    The Discoveries of F. Matthias Alexander and Childhood Development - Part 111/20/2017
    23:40
  35. 43.
    Introduction to the Alexander Technique10/20/2017
    24:29
  36. 44.
    Lessons in Self Direction - Using the Principles of the Alexander Technique: Introduction10/10/2017
    6:57
  37. 45.
    Lesson 1: Lessons in Self Direction - A Freedom Direction10/10/2017
    7:39
  38. 46.
    Lesson 2: Lessons in Self Direction - The Power of Ease10/10/2017
    7:11
  39. 47.
    Lesson 3: Lessons in Self Direction - The Challenge of Success10/10/2017
    8:13
  40. 48.
    Lesson 4: Lessons in Self Direction - Two New Freedom Directions10/10/2017
    8:57
  41. 49.
    Lesson 5: Lessons in Self Direction - When and how often to use Directions10/10/2017
    7:03
  42. 50.
    Lesson 6: Lessons in Self Direction - Using Paradoxical Directions10/10/2017
    9:27
  43. 51.
    How the Alexander Technique can help you take advantage of the fitness benefits of rowing or using a rowing machine09/30/2017
    28:24
  44. 52.
    Common singers' misconceptions about the Alexander Technique09/26/2017
    28:52
  45. 53.
    Alexander Technique hands-on work: A Singer's Path to Freedom09/21/2017
    18:33
  46. 54.
    Is there any Future for Alexander Technique Teachers?09/16/2017
    23:25
  47. 55.
    A Fire Fighter talks about ways in which the Alexander Technique has helped him do his job09/11/2017
    23:31
  48. 56.
    How the Alexander Technique can help with Stage Fright09/09/2017
    18:31
  49. 57.
    A Danger of effectve Alexander Technique Directing09/06/2017
    23:09
  50. 58.
    The Poise Project - Bringing the principles of Alexander Technique to new populations08/26/2017
    40:34
  51. 59.
    Tips for Presenting the Alexander Technique to Medical Professionals08/16/2017
    34:36
  52. 60.
    The Alexander Technique and Fitness08/10/2017
    20:36
  53. 61.
    Osteopathy and the Alexander Technique: Similarities and Differences07/15/2017
    30:10
  54. 62.
    Inhibition: A Crucial Tool for Singers06/28/2017
    25:21
  55. 63.
    The Importance of Awareness for Singers06/22/2017
    15:52
  56. 64.
    A Primary Care Physician Talks about the Alexander Technique's effectiveness in Pain Management and how that could help with today's Opioid Addiction Crisis06/12/2017
    22:53
  57. 65.
    A Primary Care Physician Describes her Experience with the Alexander Technique06/03/2017
    17:50
  58. 66.
    Breathing for Singers - and how the Alexander Technique can Help05/31/2017
    22:51
  59. 67.
    Why are so many Alexander Technique Teachers having a hard time making a living?05/27/2017
    13:35
  60. 68.
    Free and Easy Alexander Technique Directions05/20/2017
    29:30
  61. 69.
    Teaching the Alexander Technique to Singers - Part 305/17/2017
    20:45
  62. 70.
    Teaching the Alexander Technique to Singers - Part 205/13/2017
    23:08
  63. 71.
    Teaching the Alexander Technique to Singers - Part 105/08/2017
    21:58
  64. 72.
    Don't Make Pain the Enemy04/19/2017
    24:28
  65. 73.
    iPosture and Children - Its Causes, its Effects, and what Parents can do about it04/15/2017
    22:25
  66. 74.
    Healing After 30 Years of Dentistry: Dr. Aniko Ball and the Alexander Technique04/08/2017
    46:34
  67. 75.
    How the Alexander Technique can help with the Training of Musicians04/01/2017
    23:23
  68. 76.
    Agility at Any Age with the Alexander Technique03/25/2017
    54:50
  69. 77.
    The Real Truth Behind the Alexander Technique03/18/2017
    15:44
  70. 78.
    Get Relief if it's a Pain Working from your Desk or Car03/12/2017
    18:11
  71. 79.
    Have less pain and move easier as you age03/04/2017
    28:33
  72. 80.
    How can the Alexander Technique help with High Heels?02/19/2017
    8:06
  73. 81.
    Gravity, Support and Freedom - and the Alexander Technique - 801/22/2017
    26:35
  74. 82.
    How the Alexander Technique can help Women in Business12/18/2016
    21:46
  75. 83.
    Optimizing Performance by Doing Less Using the Alexander Technique11/19/2016
    44:42
  76. 84.
    A Pianist talks about her Experiences with the Alexander Technique10/23/2016
    22:00
  77. 85.
    A retired attorney talks about her experiences with Skype Posture and Movement Coaching10/07/2016
    6:21
  78. 86.
    Do You Have Strange Leanings?09/25/2016
    25:04
  79. 87.
    Mio Morales talks about his Distance Learning Work09/16/2016
    27:31
  80. 88.
    Gravity, Support and Freedom - and the Alexander Technique - 709/13/2016
    30:02
  81. 89.
    How the Alexander Technique can help Lawyers08/27/2016
    24:04
  82. 90.
    How the Alexander Technique can help Choral Singers08/19/2016
    21:38
  83. 91.
    How the Alexander Technique can help Choral Conductors08/11/2016
    21:19
  84. 92.
    What's Love got to do with the Alexander Technique?07/09/2016
    23:29
  85. 93.
    What is the Alexander Technique?06/16/2016
    27:00
  86. 94.
    Francois Delsarte and F. Matthias Alexander - Part 1206/02/2016
    25:36
  87. 95.
    Francois Delsarte and F. Matthias Alexander - Part 1106/01/2016
    26:35
  88. 96.
    Francois Delsarte and F. Matthias Alexander - Part 1004/25/2016
    27:32
  89. 97.
    Francois Delsarte and F. Matthias Alexander - Part 904/24/2016
    19:25
  90. 98.
    Francois Delsarte and F. Matthias Alexander - Part 804/23/2016
    23:46
  91. 99.
    Physical Therapy and the Alexander Technique04/16/2016
    20:44
  92. 100.
    Francois Delsarte and F. Matthias Alexander - Part 704/11/2016
    28:49
  93. 101.
    Francois Delsarte and F. Matthias Alexander - Part 604/10/2016
    34:11
  94. 102.
    Francois Delsarte and F. Matthias Alexander - Part 504/03/2016
    23:19
  95. 103.
    Francois Delsarte and F. Matthias Alexander - Part 404/02/2016
    21:21
  96. 104.
    Francois Delsarte and F. Matthias Alexander - Part 303/26/2016
    24:14
  97. 105.
    How the Alexander Technique can help you improve your Golf Game03/12/2016
    42:58
  98. 106.
    Francois Delsarte and F. Matthias Alexander - Part 203/06/2016
    40:40
  99. 107.
    Francois Delsarte and F. Matthias Alexander - Part 103/05/2016
    26:16
  100. 108.
    An Attorney Talks About his Experiences Taking Alexander Technique Lessons02/22/2016
    20:01
  101. 109.
    Tai Chi and the Alexander Technique02/07/2016
    24:49
  102. 110.
    Alexander Technique Constructive Rest Guided Talk-Through01/25/2016
    10:25
  103. 111.
    An Alexander Technique Student talks about her Experiences with Distance Learning01/11/2016
    15:02
  104. 112.
    Gravity, Support and Freedom - and the Alexander Technique - 612/17/2015
    28:38
  105. 113.
    A pianist and composer talks about her experiences with the Alexander Technique12/08/2015
    21:41
  106. 114.
    Very Short Alexander Technique Introduction11/23/2015
    2:26
  107. 115.
    How the Alexander Technique can help Acrobats, Dancers - and Everyone Else11/16/2015
    27:43
  108. 116.
    An attorney talks about his experiences with Skype Posture and Movement Coaching10/22/2015
    14:34
  109. 117.
    How Alexander Technique Principles Can Help You Train your Dog10/14/2015
    24:05
  110. 118.
    Mind-Body Unity and the Alexander Technique10/08/2015
    20:29
  111. 119.
    F. Matthias Alexander's lost "Fifth Book"09/29/2015
    12:42
  112. 120.
    An Alexander Technique student talks about his experiences with Skype Posture and Movement Coaching09/25/2015
    12:26
  113. 121.
    Is the Alexander Technique Really Good for Everything? - Part 209/14/2015
    20:31
  114. 122.
    Is the Alexander Technique Really Good for Everything?09/10/2015
    24:02
  115. 123.
    An Alexander Technique teacher talks about his learning experiences as a student of the Technique08/18/2015
    28:59
  116. 124.
    How the Alexander Technique helped with severe Scoliosis07/27/2015
    9:25
  117. 125.
    Why do some students take one or two lessons and then quit even though they - and others - have noticed major benefits?07/21/2015
    20:12
  118. 126.
    An Alexander Technique Student talks About his Experiences07/16/2015
    19:44
  119. 127.
    Gravity, Support and Freedom and the Alexander Technique - 507/07/2015
    29:50
  120. 128.
    The Art of Freedom for Musicians06/26/2015
    31:09
  121. 129.
    Applying Alexander Technique Principles for Recovery and Prevention of Chronic Pain in the Dental Profession05/27/2015
    23:31
  122. 130.
    How the Alexander Technique can help you Improve your Health and Fitness05/18/2015
    23:15
  123. 131.
    A Brief History of Alexander Technique Directions05/11/2015
    29:04
  124. 132.
    Living with Ease at the Center of the Universe04/30/2015
    16:17
  125. 133.
    Different Styles of Alexander Technique Teaching04/03/2015
    24:37
  126. 134.
    Lean In to the Alexander Technique03/26/2015
    23:47
  127. 135.
    Gravity, Support and Freedom - and the Alexander Technique - 403/19/2015
    23:03
  128. 136.
    Gravity, Support and Freedom - and the Alexander Technique - 303/18/2015
    22:11
  129. 137.
    Gravity, Support and Freedom and the Alexander Technique - 203/17/2015
    21:15
  130. 138.
    Gravity, Support and Freedom - and the Alexander Technique - 103/16/2015
    14:48
  131. 139.
    A Student talks about her Experiences with Skype Posture and Movement Coaching03/10/2015
    14:54
  132. 140.
    The Alexander Technique, Chakra's and Chakra Therapy03/04/2015
    24:23
  133. 141.
    A first Alexander Technique lesson with Ariel Weiss02/25/2015
    22:24
  134. 142.
    How the Alexander Technique can help you Stretch more Effectively02/18/2015
    23:41
  135. 143.
    Finding the Floor - A Constructive Rest Talk-Through02/09/2015
    18:25
  136. 144.
    A first Alexander Technique lesson with Tommy Thompson02/06/2015
    48:38
  137. 145.
    The Power of Doing (Almost) Nothing02/02/2015
    19:40
  138. 146.
    How to imrove your overall coordination by using your arms and hands more efficiently01/20/2015
    19:14
  139. 147.
    Alexander Technique for people with low energy or muscle pain01/12/2015
    9:57
  140. 148.
    Marjorie Barstow's Teaching - 801/05/2015
    36:19
  141. 149.
    Movement...Served with a Twist12/29/2014
    28:58
  142. 150.
    Alexander Technique Teachers' Attitudes - And how they can affect our Teaching12/22/2014
    32:05
  143. 151.
    The teaching of Frank Pierce Jones12/19/2014
    50:28
  144. 152.
    Alexander Technique jargon 10112/17/2014
    34:30
  145. 153.
    Using Skype to help to help people with little or no in-person access to an Alexander Technique teacher12/15/2014
    27:43
  146. 154.
    Let's raise the roof - lifting the soft palate12/10/2014
    14:17
  147. 155.
    The Harmful Effects of Backward Sloping Chairs in School Classrooms12/08/2014
    19:53
  148. 156.
    Crawling for grown-ups12/06/2014
    7:19
  149. 157.
    Cross-legged Sitting12/03/2014
    5:48
  150. 158.
    Mind, Movement and Music: Sitting and Standing as the Musician's First Technique12/01/2014
    25:08
  151. 159.
    Six sided shape: Directing your arms and fingers11/28/2014
    3:59
  152. 160.
    Flexion without tears: Monkey with your hands on the wall11/24/2014
    7:08
  153. 161.
    Alexander Technique Constructive Rest Talk-Through11/21/2014
    12:02
  154. 162.
    Support for Robert Rickover's Alexander Technique Websites10/28/2014
    7:29
  155. 163.
    A first Alexander Technique lesson with John Nicholls10/25/2014
    43:42
  156. 164.
    Combining Alexander Technique Freedom Directions and Up With Gravity10/23/2014
    20:24
  157. 165.
    How the Alexander Technique can help Piano Students and their Teachers10/09/2014
    24:17
  158. 166.
    A first Alexander Technique lesson with Sandra Bain Cushman09/29/2014
    23:53
  159. 167.
    Power Poses and the Alexander Technique09/25/2014
    25:03
  160. 168.
    How the Alexander Technique can help Horseback Riders09/17/2014
    18:53
  161. 169.
    Personal Account of lessons, and some of the many ways in which the Alexander Technique can be Useful09/08/2014
    11:51
  162. 170.
    How the Alexander Technique and the work of Raymond Dart can help Dancers08/27/2014
    24:49
  163. 171.
    How the Alexander Technique can help Yoga Practioners and Teachers08/18/2014
    23:06
  164. 172.
    Ergonomics and the Alexander Technique07/23/2014
    22:38
  165. 173.
    Tai Chi and the Alexander Technique07/15/2014
    24:49
  166. 174.
    30 Second Alexander Technique - 107/11/2014
    0:31
  167. 175.
    A New View of the Alexander Technique07/09/2014
    51:20
  168. 176.
    How the Alexander Technique can help People with Autism07/07/2014
    20:47
  169. 177.
    Self-Control, Human Survival, and the Principles of the Alexander Technique06/30/2014
    25:55
  170. 178.
    Teaching tips for Alexander Technique Teachers who have Students with Autism06/26/2014
    43:16
  171. 179.
    The Alexander Technique and Developmental Movement06/23/2014
    27:34
  172. 180.
    Alexander Techniquie Constructive Rest Guided Talk-Through06/09/2014
    21:46
  173. 181.
    The Alexander Technique and Anatomy in Action06/02/2014
    21:54
  174. 182.
    Introduction to the Alexander Technique05/26/2014
    14:23
  175. 183.
    The Alexander Technique and "In Tune Parenting"05/19/2014
    24:34
  176. 184.
    Mind, Movement and Music: The Alexander Technique's Role in a Personal Journey05/12/2014
    24:05
  177. 185.
    How the Alexander Technique can be Helpful for Seniors04/16/2014
    17:27
  178. 186.
    Using Up With Gravity while Walking04/02/2014
    15:44
  179. 187.
    Working with Seniors03/26/2014
    14:04
  180. 188.
    How the Alexander Technique can help with Childbirth and Parenting03/24/2014
    22:31
  181. 189.
    Why aren't Alexander Technique Teachers Loved More?03/22/2014
    17:49
  182. 190.
    "Pre-Marketing" Considerations for Alexander Technique Teachers03/20/2014
    12:44
  183. 191.
    How the Alexander Technique can help people with Chronic Pain03/17/2014
    22:28
  184. 192.
    The Actor's Secret: The Alexander Technique and how we can all Benefit from It03/10/2014
    23:55
  185. 193.
    Mind, Movement and Music: Teaching the Alexander Technique to Orchestra Musicians03/07/2014
    31:59
  186. 194.
    How the Alexander Technique can help Adult Learners03/03/2014
    26:26
  187. 195.
    The Connections between the Alexander Technique and Craniosacral Therapy02/24/2014
    23:24
  188. 196.
    How Alexander Technique Skills can Help Horses Move More Easily02/17/2014
    21:52
  189. 197.
    Was ist Psychotherapie? Was ist Alexander-Technik?02/11/2014
    13:51
  190. 198.
    The Alexander Technique and Thai Yoga Massage02/10/2014
    24:50
  191. 199.
    Comparing the Ideas in "Use of the Self" with those in "Zen and the Art of Archery" and "You're not Your Brain"02/05/2014
    29:09
  192. 200.
    How the Alexander Technique can help you Improve your Swimming02/03/2014
    21:51

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