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So called ‘Good Posture’ – what does that even mean?

I questioned myself when writing this blog as I don’t even like using the word ‘Posture’, however this is the reason many of my pupils come to me. They report that they have ‘Bad Posture’ which might be a reason for their pain or discomfort. Maybe when we are in discomfort it is our body trying to tell ... More

THIS WAY UP………

  Before I started Alexander Technique I had no sense of my body really, all I knew way that it was letting me down. I suffered regular episodes of neck or back pain. Noticing some other people, it seemed like they had received the manual, they seemed to move with ease and experienced no pain. (Fred ... More

How a small change = a massive shift in pain experienced.

When my clients come to me I take a brief history and then we start to look at a simple every day activity like moving in and out of a chair. When I told a new client Theresa (name changed for client confidentiality) recently that this is what we were going to do she said “Well as long as you don’t get me to ... More

The man who shot himself in the foot…… 3 things to help with pain.

- A builder using a nail gun shot himself in the foot. Naturally he was in a lot of pain and had to be taken to A and E. The medical staff very carefully cut away his boot but he was in so much pain he had to be sedated. On removing the shoe they discovered that the nail had gone between his toes i.e.: it hadn't ... More

“LEARNING TO LIVE STRESS FREE” – WORKSHOP CONTENT – SOLD OUT

  TO FEEL LESS STRESSED? HAVE LESS PAIN? FEEL BETTER ABOUT YOURSELF?         THE MODERN WORLD CAN SEEM QUITE OVERWHELMING SOMETIMES. : IS IT A THING OR HOW WE REACT TO THINGS? IS IT A JUST A MIND THING OR WHAT HAPPENS IN THE BODY? WHETHER IT IS BACK, NECK OR SHOULDER PAIN FOR EXAMPLE. EG: I ... More

Dutch Courage – Could your Bike be encouraging neck, back or shoulder pain?

On a recent trip to Amsterdam it really struck me at how the locals looked so relaxed on their bikes. Part of this is because there is a real bike culture and everything is set up to enable cyclists to move around freely. They have priority over cars and pedestrians. However I believe it is more ... More