Body Learning: The Alexander Technique

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.

All Episodes

This talk was given live during a session at the second annual ATTGP online Alexander Technique Summit in October 2021, and is designed to be listened to while lying down in Constructive Rest. Jano is an Alexander Technique teacher in Wynnewood, PA, a suburb of Philadelphia. ATTGP (Alexander Technique Teachers of Greater Philadelphia) website: alextechgreaterphila.com Jano’s website: alexandertechnique-teacher.com. More information about Constructive Rest: AlexanderTechnique.com/ConstructiveRest More information about the Alexander Technique: AlexanderTechnique.com

Nov 14

22 min 46 sec

This talk was given live during a session at the second annual ATTGP online Alexander Technique Summit in October 2021, 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: AlexanderTechnique.com/ConstructiveRest More information about the Alexander Technique: AlexanderTechnique.comNote: This audio is intended for informational purposes only. Not for commercial use. This audio cannot be reproduced in any form, in whole or in part, without the express permission of Mary McCann. Please do not listen while driving. © 2021 Mary McCann

Nov 14

25 min 42 sec

This talk was given live during a session at the second annual ATTGP online Alexander Technique Summit in October 2021, and is designed to be listened to while lying down in Constructive Rest. Anne is an Alexander Technique teacher in Philadelphia. ATTGP (Alexander Technique Teachers of Greater Philadelphia) website: alextechgreaterphila.com Anne’s website: alexandertechphiladelphia.com. More information about Constructive Rest: AlexanderTechnique.com/ConstructiveRest More information about the Alexander Technique: AlexanderTechnique.com

Nov 14

18 min 38 sec

This talk was given live during a session at the second annual ATTGP online Alexander Technique Summit in October 2021, and is designed to be listened to while lying down in Constructive Rest. Imogen is an Alexander Technique teacher in WIlmington, Delaware. ATTGP (Alexander Technique Teachers of Greater Philadelphia) website: alextechgreaterphila.com Imogen’s website: imogenragone.com. More information about Constructive Rest: AlexanderTechnique.com/ConstructiveRest More information about the Alexander Technique: AlexanderTechnique.com

Nov 14

21 min 54 sec

Anthony Kingsley, an Alexander Technique teacher and teacher trainer in London, England, talks with Robert Rickover about his lessons with Margaret Goldie, (often referred to “Miss Goldie”), one of F. M. Alexander’s early assistants. Anthony's website: AlexanderTeacher.co.uk  Anthony's YouTube channel: youtube.com/channel/UC7SfhO-B-B0QtElSfX5mHzA Robert teaches in Lincoln, Nebraska, Toronto, Canada and online. Robert’s website: AlexanderTechniqueNebraska.com More general information about the Alexander Technique: https://AlexanderTechnique.com

May 21

32 min 37 sec

Penelope Easten, an Alexander Technique teacher in County Clare, Ireland, talks with Robert Rickover about why Miss Goldie viewed inhibition as primary to directing. She emphasized the importance of stopping as it allows a moment of true choice. Penelope also discusses how the autonomic system (which regulates safety, danger, life threat) fits with this view of inhibition. The video version of this interview: youtu.be/rgwQUfIi5Y8 Penelope’s book, “The Alexander Technique: 12 Fundamentals of Integrated Movement” is based on her work with Miss Goldie.  Penelope’s website: AlexanderTechniqueInfo.org Robert teaches in Lincoln, Nebraska, Toronto, Canada and online. Robert’s website: AlexanderTechniqueNebraska.com More general information about the Alexander Technique: AlexanderTechnique.com7 previous videos about Margaret Goldie's teaching and the development of the Alexander Technique can be found here:1. https://youtu.be/nFJWakQMxII  2. https://youtu.be/3r-eB1LcZaQ  3. https://youtu.be/0-XMPZAJn1o  4. https://youtu.be/DHmkYTxR2pk 5. https://youtu.be/spQ1uQLkZto  6. https://youtu.be/dB0nZJ2S1O8  7. https://youtu.be/j1flR59hMTY

May 19

43 min 52 sec

Penelope Easten, an Alexander Technique teacher in County Clare, Ireland, talks with Robert Rickover about the key differences between what Alexander and Miss Goldie were doing, and the modern Alexander technique as we know it. Although what has come down to us is truly wonderful work, it may only be 50% of Alexander’s work, and the reasons for this are discussed. We need to reclaim the ‘whole elephant’. Penelope’s book, “The Alexander Technique: 12 Fundamentals of Integrated Movement” is based on her work with Miss Goldie.  This podcast is taken from the original video: This podcast is taken from the original video: https://youtu.be/j1flR59hMTY Penelolpe's website: AlexanderTechniqueInfo.org​ Robert teaches in Lincoln, Nebraska, Toronto, Canada and online. Robert’s website: AlexanderTechniqueNebraska.com​ More general information about the Alexander Technique: AlexanderTechnique.com

Apr 14

42 min 25 sec

Glen Park, an Alexander Technique teacher in England talks with Robert Rickover about how Chaka Healing and the Alexander Technique can complement one another. Glen Park's latest book is: "Chakra Healing Therapy; Awaken Spiritual Energies and Heal Emotional Wounds". You can learn more about this topic at Glen's website: GlenPark.uk​ Robert Rickover is an Alexander Technique teacher in Lincoln, Nebraska. Robert's website: AlexanderTechniqueNebraska.com​ More general information about the Alexander Technique: AlexanderTechnique.com

Apr 14

28 min 54 sec

Penelope Easten, an Alexander Technique teacher in County Clare, Ireland, talks with Robert Rickover about why Miss Goldie emphasised always that teachers should have strong backs. Penelope’s book, “The Alexander Technique: 12 Fundamentals of Integrated Movement” is based on her work with Miss Goldie.  This podcast is taken from the original video: https://youtu.be/dB0nZJ2S1O8 Penelope’s website: AlexanderTechniqueInfo.org​ Robert teaches in Lincoln, Nebraska, Toronto, Canada and online. Robert’s website: AlexanderTechniqueNebraska.com​ More general information about the Alexander Technique: AlexanderTechnique.com

Apr 14

32 min 28 sec

This podcast is taken from the original video: https://youtu.be/spQ1uQLkZto Penelope Easten, an Alexander Technique teacher in County Clare, Ireland, talks with Robert Rickover about working without hands or online, which we were always told was impossible. To do this, one needs to sidestep faulty sensory perception, and there are possible science explanations for this process. Penelope’s book, “The Alexander Technique: 12 Fundamentals of Integrated Movement” is based on her work with Miss Goldie.  This podcast is taken from the original video: https://youtu.be/spQ1uQLkZto Penelope’s website: AlexanderTechniqueInfo.org​ Robert teaches in Lincoln, Nebraska, Toronto, Canada and online. Robert’s website: AlexanderTechniqueNebraska.com​ More general information about the Alexander Technique: AlexanderTechnique.com

Apr 14

32 min 22 sec

Penelope Easten, an Alexander Technique teacher in County Clare, Ireland, talks with Robert Rickover about working without hands or online, which we were always told was impossible. To do this, one needs to sidestep faulty sensory perception, and there are possible science explanations for this process. Penelope’s book, “The Alexander Technique: 12 Fundamentals of Integrated Movement” is based on her work with Miss Goldie.  This podcast is taken from the original video: https://youtu.be/DHmkYTxR2pk Penelope’s website: AlexanderTechniqueInfo.org​ Robert teaches in Lincoln, Nebraska, Toronto, Canada and online. Robert’s website: AlexanderTechniqueNebraska.com​ More general information about the Alexander Technique: AlexanderTechnique.com

Apr 14

18 min 23 sec

Penelope Easten, an Alexander Technique teacher in County Clare, Ireland, talks with Robert Rickover about how the Alexander technique began, the influence of Delsarte, and the development of hands on work. Penelope’s book, “The Alexander Technique: 12 Fundamentals of Integrated Movement” is based on her work with Miss Goldie.  This podcast is taken from the original video: https://youtu.be/0-XMPZAJn1o Penelope’s website: AlexanderTechniqueInfo.org​ Robert teaches in Lincoln, Nebraska, Toronto, Canada and online. Robert’s website: AlexanderTechniqueNebraska.com​ More general information about the Alexander Technique: AlexanderTechnique.com

Apr 14

28 min 55 sec

Penelope Easten, an Alexander Technique teacher in County Clare, Ireland, talks with Robert Rickover about why Miss Goldie was so angry, and isolated herself from the mainstream Alexander Technique training school approach. Penelope’s book, “The Alexander Technique: 12 Fundamentals of Integrated Movement” is based on her work with Miss Goldie. This podcast is taken from the original video: https://youtu.be/3r-eB1LcZaQ Penelope’s website: AlexanderTechniqueInfo.org​ Robert teaches in Lincoln, Nebraska, Toronto, Canada and online. Robert’s website: AlexanderTechniqueNebraska.com​ More general information about the Alexander Technique: AlexanderTechnique.com

Apr 14

23 min 16 sec

Penelope Easten, an Alexander Technique teacher in County Clare, Ireland, talks with Robert Rickover about how she came to have lessons with Margaret Goldie (often referred to “Miss Goldie”), one of F. M. Alexander’s early assistants, and how her lessons set her on a 30 year journey to understand what was unique about her teaching, and the science behind it. Penelope’s book, “The Alexander Technique: 12 Fundamentals of Integrated Movement” is based on her work with Miss Goldie. This podcast is taken from the original video: https://youtu.be/nFJWakQMxII  Penelope’s website: AlexanderTechniqueInfo.org​ Robert teaches in Lincoln, Nebraska, Toronto, Canada and online. Robert’s website: AlexanderTechniqueNebraska.com​ More general information about the Alexander Technique: AlexanderTechnique.com

Apr 14

14 min 46 sec

Jacqueline Navikov, a singer, singing teacher, and Alexander Technique teacher trainee in the Boston area talks with Robert Rickover about the ways in which the Technique has helped her improve her singing voice, the quality of her teaching, and more generally the way she moves through life. Jacqueline's website: JacquelineNovikov.com. Robert Rickover is an Alexander Technique teacher in Lincoln, Nebraska. Robert's website: AlexanderTechniqueNebraska.com More information about the Alexander Technique for musicians: AlexanderTechnique.com/musicians More general information about the Alexander Technique: AlexanderTechnique.com

Mar 1

16 min 49 sec

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. Website: AlexanderTechniqueNebraska.com You can learn more about Alexander Technique directions in general here: BodyLearningCast.com/teachers/directions More information about the Alexander Technique: AlexanderTechnique.com You can learn how to support this and other Alexander Technique websites at posturepage.com/support

Feb 22

22 min 52 sec

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.com More about Paradoxical Directions here: youtu.be/1-icCAJzxwg You can learn more about Alexander Technique directions in general here: BodyLearningCast.com/teachers/directions More information about the Alexander Technique: AlexanderTechnique.com You can learn how to support this and other Alexander Technique websites at posturepage.com/support

Feb 16

23 min 11 sec

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: https://Facebook.com/groups/AlexanderTechniqueForum More information about the Alexander Technique: AlexanderTechnique.com 

Feb 6

6 min 52 sec

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 called “Love at the Center”. Before the pandemic she traveled around the world teaching Jewish Spiritual Practice, meditation and chant. Now she does it all on Zoom. You can reach her through the website: RabbiShefaGold.com Robert teaches in Lincoln, Nebraska and Toronto, Canada.  Robert’s website: AlexanderTechniqueNebraska More information about the Alexander Technique: AlexanderTechnique.com

Jan 31

15 min 35 sec

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: AlexanderTechnique.com/ConstructiveRest More information about the Alexander Technique: AlexanderTechnique.comNote: This audio is intended for informational purposes only. Not for commercial use. This audio cannot be reproduced in any form, in whole or in part, without the express permission of Mary McCann. © 2020 Mary McCann

Nov 2020

26 min 10 sec

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: AlexanderTechnique.com/ConstructiveRest More information about the Alexander Technique: AlexanderTechnique.com

Nov 2020

20 min 37 sec

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: AlexanderTechnique.com/ConstructiveRest More information about the Alexander Technique: AlexanderTechnique.com

Nov 2020

20 min 11 sec

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 other Alexander Technique websites at AlexanderTechnique.com/support

Nov 2020

14 min 34 sec

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

Nov 2020

9 min 59 sec

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: AlexanderTechnique.com

Oct 2020

16 min 19 sec

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: Facebook.com/groups/AlexanderTechniqueForum. Alexander Technique Forum on Facebook: Facebook.com/groups/AlexanderTechniqueForum You can learn how to support this and other Alexander Technique websites at alexandertechnque.com/support

Oct 2020

31 min 7 sec

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/constructiverest More information about the Alexander Technique: AlexanderTechnique.com 

Oct 2020

19 min 18 sec

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 Alexander Technique and musicians: AlexanderTechnique.com/musicians More information about the Alexander Technique: AlexanderTechnique.com You can learn how to support this and other Alexander Technique websites at AlexanderTechnique.com/support

Oct 2020

21 min 2 sec

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 and other Alexander Technique websites at AlexanderTechnique.com/support

Oct 2020

24 min 24 sec

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 

Sep 2020

13 min 58 sec

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 

Sep 2020

16 min 16 sec

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 and other Alexander Technique websites at AlexanderTechnique.com/support

Sep 2020

24 min 24 sec

(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: AlexanderTechniqueNebraska.com More information about the Alexander Technique: AlexanderTechnique.com Learn how to support this and other Alexander Technique websites at AlexanderTechnique.com/support

Sep 2020

14 min 34 sec

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 help us cultivate all three, giving us key resources that help us build resilience in the face of both trauma and the everyday stresses of life. This podcast was originally broadcast as a live video on Facebook at Facebook.com/CalmConfidentControl Imogen’s website: ImogenRagone.com Imogen’s Facebook group, the BodyIntelligence Community: Facebook.com/groups/bodyintelligencecommunity Shay’s website and blog: ShaySeaborne.com More general information about the Alexander Technique: AlexanderTechnique.com You can learn how to support this and other Alexander Technique websites at AlexanderTechnique.com/supporthttps://alexandertechnique.com/support

Aug 2020

43 min 57 sec

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/CalmConfidentControl Imogen’s website: ImogenRagone.com Imogen’s Facebook group, the BodyIntelligence Community: Facebook.com/groups/bodyintelligencecommunity Shay’s website and blog: ShaySeaborne.com More general information about the Alexander Technique: AlexanderTechnique.com You can learn how to support this and other Alexander Technique websites at AlexanderTechnique.com/support

Aug 2020

34 min 31 sec

Robin Gilmore, an Alexander Technique teacher in Annapolis, Maryland and the director of an Alexander Technique teacher training course in Greensboro, North Carolina, talks with Robert Rickover about the ways she used the Technique during her recovery from hip replacement surgery. Robin’s website: ChesapeakeAlexander.com AlexanderTechniqueNebraska.com More information about the Alexander Technique: AlexanderTechnique.com You can learn how to support this and my other Alexander Technique websites here: AlexanderTechnique.com/support

Aug 2020

20 min 7 sec

Alexander Technique Teacher Imogen Ragone in Conversation with Trauma Awareness Activist Shay Seaborne. In their fourth conversation, Shay and Imogen discuss TheCyCle™ – a practice Shay has learned from Imogen which helps her calm her own nervous system. It has become her go-to down-regulation tool. TheCyCle takes only a couple of minutes to do, and you will get the opportunity to learn and experience it for yourself in this video. (TheCyCle™ is a practice that comes directly from the Primal Alexander work of Mio Morales. It is not only a way for you to calm your own nervous system, but also provides a framework in which to practice the type of thinking and awareness that cultivates ease in a way that’s portable and accessible in many situations.). This podcast was originally broadcast as a live video on Facebook at Facebook.com/CalmConfidentControl The video version of this podcast can be seen at Facebook.com/CalmConfidentControl Imogen’sImogen’s website: ImogenRagone.com Imogen’s Facebook group, the BodyIntelligence Community: Facebook.com/groups/bodyintelligencecommunity The video version of the talk can be seen at: https://youtu.be/FPANejLi24o Shay’s website and blog: ShaySeaborne.com More general information about the Alexander Technique: AlexanderTechnique.com You can learn how to support this and other Alexander Technique websites at AlexanderTechnique.com/support

Aug 2020

33 min 36 sec

Alexander Technique Teacher Imogen Ragone in Conversation with Trauma Awareness Activist Shay Seaborne. Imogen and Shay talk about how the neuroscience of stress and trauma connects with Alexander Technique practices and skills. Imogen talks with Shay about what she has learned from neuroscience about the neurobiology of stress and trauma. In particular they discuss three important concepts that support recovery and healing – Down-Regulation, Titration and Co-Regulation – and the ways Alexander Technique and BodyIntelligence have helped her implement these three important coping strategies. This podcast was originally broadcast as a live video on Facebook at Facebook.com/CalmConfidentControl Imogen’s website: ImogenRagone.com Imogen’s Facebook group, the BodyIntelligence Community: Facebook.com/groups/bodyintelligencecommunity Shay’s website and blog: ShaySeaborne.com More general information about the Alexander Technique: AlexanderTechnique.com You can learn how to support this and other Alexander Technique websites at AlexanderTechnique.com/support

Aug 2020

32 min 43 sec

Alexander Technique Teacher Imogen Ragone in Conversation with Trauma Awareness Activist Shay Seaborne. In their second conversation, Imogen and Shay talk about the difference between stress and trauma (and the similarities), how the Pandemic is affecting us, and 5 things you can do to help build your resilience right now and even come out of the pandemic better off than where you started. This podcast was originally broadcast as a live video on Facebook at Facebook.com/CalmConfidentControl Imogen’s website: ImogenRagone.com Imogen’s Facebook group, the BodyIntelligence Community: Facebook.com/groups/bodyintelligencecommunity Shay’s website and blog: ShaySeaborne.com More general information about the Alexander Technique: AlexanderTechnique.com You can learn how to support this and other Alexander Technique websites at AlexanderTechnique.com/support

Aug 2020

34 min 50 sec

Angela Bradshaw, an Alexander Technique teacher in Woking, Surrey, UK, talks with Robert Rickover about her experiences with group and individual online Alexander Technique lessons. She also provides some useful suggestions for Alexander Technique teachers who are hesitant about teaching online. The conversation was taken from an earlier video production: shorturl.at/jBR34 Angela’s website: https://AngelaBradshaw.com Robert teaches in Lincoln, Nebraska and Toronto, Canada. Robert’s website: https://AlexanderTechniqueNebraska.com More information about the Alexander Technique: https://AlexanderTechnique.com You can learn how to support this and other Alexander Technique websites at AlexanderTechnique.com/support

Jul 2020

19 min 52 sec

Alexander Technique Teacher Imogen Ragone in Conversation with Trauma Awareness Activist Shay Seaborne. In their first conversation, Shay tells us a bit about her own story and experience, and they share a simple idea you can use right away to help you calm your nervous system and reduce stress. This podcast was originally broadcast as a live video on Facebook at Facebook.com/CalmConfidentControl Imogen’s website: ImogenRagone.com Imogen’s Facebook group, the BodyIntelligence Community: Facebook.com/groups/bodyintelligencecommunity Shay’s website and blog: ShaySeaborne.com More general information about the Alexander Technique: AlexanderTechnique.com You can learn how to support this and other Alexander Technique websites at AlexanderTechnique.com/support

Jul 2020

23 min 45 sec

Dr. Fred Moss, MD, creator of the Welcome to Humanity Podcast, Interviews Michael Gelb, an Alexander Technique teacher and the author of many books, including How to Think Like Leonardo DaVinci. Michael explains why the principles of the Alexander Technique lie at the core of his many projects and interests. Welcome to Humanity Podcast website: WelcomeToHumanity.net Michael's website: MichaelGelb.com More information about the Alexander Technique: AlexanderTechnique.com You can learn how to support this and other Alexander Technique websites at AlexTechExpress.com/support

Jun 2020

1 hr

Dr Richard Mounce, DDS, an Endodontist in Dallas, Oregon, interviews Dr Aniko Ball, a dentist and Alexander Technique teacher in Melbourne, Australia’ about ways in which the Technique can help dentists and dental hygienists reduce the risk of occupational chronic pain and stress. Dr. Ball discusses extraction techniques utilizing her "All of Me" concept, dental practice stresses, managing these stresses through her "In-house ‘Stress Management in the Clinic’ Workshop", "Active Rest", the reversibility of occupationa chronic pain, multi-modal therapy, and her best professional advice for colleagues. This podcast was originally produced for the Dental Companion Podcast at: DentalClinicalCompanion.com Dr. Ball’s website: OptimumDentalPosture.com  More information about the Alexander Technique: AlexanderTechnique.com You can learn how to support this and other Alexander Technique websites at AlexTechExpress.com/support

Jun 2020

53 min 28 sec

Dr Richard Mounce, DDS, an Endodontist in Dallas, Oregon, interviews Dr Aniko Ball, a dentist and Alexander Technique teacher in Melbourne, Australia, about ways in which the Technique can help dentists and dental hygienists reduce the risk of chronic pain. Common dental work habits leading to occupational chronic pain, and the scope of the problem as well as resources for addressing these issues, are discussed. This podcast was originally produced for the Dental Companion Podcast at: DentalClinicalCompanion.com Dr. Ball’s website: OptimumDentalPosture.com  More information about the Alexander Technique: AlexanderTechnique.com You can learn how to support this and other Alexander Technique websites at AlexTechExpress.com/support

Jun 2020

48 min 11 sec

Alazne Larrinaga, an Alexander Technique teacher in Galway, Ireland talks with Robert Rickover about her study which shows that Alexander Technique lessons can enhance post-operative exercise programs for cancer survivors. Alazne's website: AlazneLarrinaga.com Informatiion about her study can be found here: shorturl.at/mnrJ6 Robert is an Alexander Technique teacher in Lincoln, Nebraska and Toronto, Canada. Robert's website: AlexanderTechniqueNebraska.com More information about the Alexander Technique: AlexanderTechnique.com You can learn how to support this and other Alexander Technique websites at AlexTechExpress.com/support

Apr 2020

17 min 25 sec

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: Facebook.com/groups/AlexTechDistanceLearning Alexander Technique Forum on Facebook: Facebook.com/groups/AlexanderTechniqueForum You can learn how to support this and other Alexander Technique websites at AlexTechExpress.com/support

Apr 2020

21 min 27 sec

Robert Rickover talks with Imogen Ragone, an Alexander Technique teacher in Wilmington, Delaware, about the special benefits of learning the Alexander Technique during the Covid-19 crisis. The Alexander Technique is an established method of learning how to release harmful stress and improve your posture and coordination. Imogen's website: ImogenRagone.com Robert teaches in Lincoln, Nebraska and Toronto Canada. Website: AlexanderTechniqueNebraska.com Information about Alexander Technique Constructive Rest: AlexanderTechnique.com/ConstructiveRest Alexander Technique Distance Learning Group on Facebook: Facebook.com/groups/AlexTechDistanceLearning More information about the Alexander Technique: AlexanderTechnique.com You can learn how to support this and other Alexander Technique websites at AlexTechExpress.com/support

Apr 2020

17 min 47 sec

Jeando Masoero talks with Keven Mackay about this topic. Jeando's website: initial-alexandertechnique.org Kevin's website: consciousguidanceandcontrol.com This interview was originally posted on YouTube: shorturl.at/jvBY1 More information about the Alexander Technique: AlexanderTechnique.com You can learn how to support this and other Alexander Technique websites at AlexTechExpress.com/support

Mar 2020

1 hr 8 min

Bob Nickman interviews Alexander Technique teacher Michael Frederick.This episode was was originally broadcast on Bob's podcast The Exploding Human, at TheExplodingHuman.com where he interviews those in the fields of health, alternative health, body, mind and spirit. Michael's website: MichaelDFrederick.com More information about the Alexander Technique: AlexanderTechnique.com You can learn how to support this and other Alexander Technique websites at AlexTechExpress.com/support

Feb 2020

57 min 53 sec

Robert Rickover talks with Imogen Ragone, an Alexander Technique teacher in Wilmington, Delaware, about the ways in which the Technique can help bring ease into the lives of caregivers. Imogen's website: ImogenRagone.com Robert teaches in Lincoln, Nebraska and Toronto, Canada. Website: AlexanderTechniqueNebraska.com Care Givers Central: CareGiversCentral.net Gereral information about the Technique: AlexanderTechnique.com You can learn how to support this and other Alexander Technique websites at AlexTechExpress.com/support

Sep 2019

26 min 54 sec