Body Learning: The Alexander Technique

Body Learning: The Alexander Technique

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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.


Introduction to the Alexander Technique
Aug 3 • 37 min
Lena Hart, an Alexander Technique teacher in San Francisco, California, is interviewed by Owen Fitzpatrick of the Changing Minds Podcast about the Alexander Technique and it’s uses. Podcast website: Changi…
Where can a Musician who is Injured, or Playing in Pain, get Help?
Jul 7 • 38 min
Ann Shoebridge, an Alexander Technique teacher and physiotherapist in Melbourne, Australia, talks with Robert Rickover about the spectrum of advice musicians receive about posture from music teachers, from physical therapists, and from Alexander Tec…
The Alexander Technique, Movement Pattern Analysis and Developmental Movement
Jun 22 • 27 min
Amanda Blair MacDonald, an Alexander Technique teacher, Movement Pattern Analyst and Developmental Movement specialist in Chicago, Illinois, talks with Robert Rickover about ways in which these three processes can help and reinforce each other. Aman…
Tasmanian Devil? The Amazing Life of F. Matthias Alexander
Jun 15 • 29 min
Imogen Ragone, an Alexander Technique teacher in Wilmington Delaware, talks with Robert Rickover about how Alexander rose from obscurity in what was essentially a distant British penal colony, to become the founder of what is now known as the Alexan…
Teaching the Alexander Technique in a Corporate Environment
Jun 8 • 21 min
(This podcast is primarily for Alexander Technique teachers and trainees.) Sabine Grosser, an Alexander Technique teacher in Duesseldorf, Germany, talks with Robert Rickover about her experiences teaching the Technique in offices, and how she market…
The Pros and Cons of Alexander Technique Distance Teaching
May 25 • 67 min
Michael Frederick and Robert Rickover have a wide-ranging discussion about the use of platforms like Skype and Zoom to teach the Alexander Technique. Michael teaches in Los Angeles and is the Director of Alexander Technique Retreats International. M…
How to decide which Alexander Technique training course is best for you
Jan 14 • 21 min
Petra Pachaly, an Alexander Technique teacher-trainee in Berln, talks with Robert Rickover about her advice for anyone considering training to become an Alexander teacher. Robert teaches in Lincoln, Nebraska and Toronto, Canada. Website:
The Thorny Question of the Foot Plant
Jan 5 • 30 min
(This podcast is primarily for Alexander Technique teachers and students but may be of interest to others.)Malcolm Balk, an Alexander Technique teacher and runner in Montreal, Canada, talks with Robert Rickover about the importance of how our feet c…
Some Basic Problems with Traditional Alexander Technique Directions
Dec 27, 2018 • 26 min
(Although primarily for Alexander Technique teachers and students, this podcast can potentially be useful for anyone.) Richard Brennan, an Alexander Technique teacher and training course direction in Galway, Ireland, talks with Robert Rickover about…
How the Alexander Technique can help People with Mental Health Issues - Part 2
Dec 15, 2018 • 30 min
Robert Rickover talks with Daniel Hearn, a musician and Alexander Technique teacher-trainee, from Atlanta, Georgia about ways in which the Technique can enhance mental health, expanding on the ideas covered in Part 1. Daniel bases much of his explan…
How the Alexander Technique can help People with Mental Health Issues - Part 1
Dec 15, 2018 • 22 min
Alexander Technique, Mental Health
The Alexander Technique and Awakening Experiences
Nov 24, 2018 • 22 min
Dr. Bryan McElroy, a primary care physician and Alexander Technique teacher trainee at the Bristol Alexander School, talks with Robert Rickover about the ways the Alexander Technique can lead to an awakening of clarity, relevation, and joy. Dr McElr…
How the Alexander Technique can help you deal with Stress
Nov 14, 2018 • 23 min
Imogen Ragone, an Alexander Technique teacher in Wilmington, Delaware, talks with Robert Rickover about the usefulness of the Technique in dealing with stress. Imogen draws from her own recent experiences looking after her aging parents in England. …
Alexander Technique Introduction
Nov 8, 2018 • 19 min
Dr Anikó Ball, BDSc, a dentist and Alexander Technique teacher in Melbourne, Australia, provides a general introduction to the Alexander Technique. Anikó’s website:OptimumDentalPosture.com Robert’s webs…
A Primary Care Doctor offers suggestions about how to approach Medical Professionals
Oct 13, 2018 • 27 min
(This podcast if primarily for Alexander Technique teachers and students, but may also be of interest to others.) Dr. Bryan McElroy, a primary care physician and Alexander Technique teacher trainee, talks with Robert Rickover about some useful ways …
Teaching Alexander Technique Principles in a Dental Office
Oct 7, 2018 • 23 min
Dr Anikó Ball, BDSc, a dentist and Alexander Technique teacher in Melbourne, Australia talks with Robert Rickover about how she works with dental professionals and office staff on-site in a dental practice. Anikó’s website:
A Primary Care Doctor shares his Alexander Technique knowledge with other Physicians
Oct 4, 2018 • 21 min
Dr. Bryan McElroy, a primary care physician and Alexander Technique teacher trainee at the Bristol Alexander School, talks with Robert Rickover about the ways the Alexander Technique has helped him and why he believes it is potentially very usefu…
Marjorie Barstow’s Teaching - 11
Sep 29, 2018 • 61 min
Imogen Ragone, an Alexander Technique teacher in Wilmington, Delaware, talks with Robert Rickover about his experiences with the late Marjorie Barstow. Imogen’s website: ImogenRagone.com Robert teaches in Lincoln…
A Cellist talks about her Experiences with the Alexander Technique
Sep 26, 2018 • 20 min
A Cellist talks about her Experiences with the Alexander Technique Eric Mrugala interviews Sara Cook, a cellist and Alexander Technique …
Marjorie Barstow’s Teaching - 10
Sep 22, 2018 • 26 min
Follow up conversation with Robert Rickover and Eileen Troberman, both students of the late Marjorie Barstow. This conversation is primarily about the observational skills Marj taught her students, how that is helpful with distance teaching, and what M…
Democratizing Embodiment
Sep 19, 2018 • 60 min
Alexander Technique teacher and founder of The Poise Project, Monika Gross joins Mark Walsh, host of the Embodiment Podcast, to discuss theatre, what is the Alexander Technique, being a First Person Expert, socio-economic and cultural factors in embodi…
From the Inside Out: Inner and Outer Ergonomics
Sep 13, 2018 • 24 min
Dr Anikó Ball, BDSc, a dentist and Alexander Technique teache in Melbourne, Australia talks with Robert Rickover about why it is so important to consider Inner Ergonomics principles when addressing work-related strain and pain issues. Dr Ba…
Marjorie Barstow’s Teaching - 9
Sep 1, 2018 • 53 min
(This podcast is primarily for Alexander Technique teachers and students, but may be of interest to others as well.) Conversation with Robert Rickover and Eileen Troberman, both students of the late Marjorie Barstow. Eileen’s website:
Constructive Rest Guided Talk-Through
Aug 25, 2018 • 8 min
Jane Clappison, an Alexander Technique teacher in East Yorkshire, England provides a talk-through for this useful Alexander Technique process. Jane’s website: JaneClappison.co.uk More information about the…
How the Alexander Technique Helped Overecome a Deadly Predicament
Aug 15, 2018 • 26 min
Gary Ramsey, an Alexander Technique and voice and speech teacher in the New York City area, describes how he applied the principles of the Technique when he was told by his doctor that he could die at any moment, and that there was very little that med…
The Development of the Alexander Technique - An Alternative Perspective- Part 3
Jul 28, 2018 • 79 min
Jeando Masoero speaks with Mastaneh Nazarian in a third conversation about the work of F.M. Alexander, its origins and its evolutions. The process of finding out how learning and teaching happen take Mr. Masoreo to discover interrelations between as…
Alexander Technique and the Scientific Method - Part 2
Jun 29, 2018 • 29 min
Imogen Ragone, an Alexander Technique teacher in Wilmington, Delaware, talks with Robert Rickover about the extent to which the scientific method is used by Alexander Technique teachers and students today, and about whether the Technique’s effectivenes…
The Development of the Alexander Technique - An Alternative Perspective- Part 2
Jun 23, 2018 • 70 min
Jeando Masoero speaks with Mastaneh Nazarian in a second conversation about the work of F.M. Alexander, its origins and its evolutions. The process of finding out how learning and teaching happen take Mr. Masoreo to discover interrelations between a…
Alexander Technique and the Scientific Method - Part 1
Jun 21, 2018 • 18 min
Imogen Ragone,an Alexander Technique teacher in Wilmington, Delaware, talks with Robert Rickover about whether the scientific method played a role in the discoveries of F. Matthias Alexander, and the development of the Alexander Technique. Imogen’s web…
The Development of the Alexander Technique - An Alternative Perspective- Part 1
Jun 16, 2018 • 53 min
Jeando Masoero speaks with Mastaneh Nazarian about the work of F.M. Alexander, its origins and its evolutions. The process of finding out how learning and teaching happen take Mr. Masoreo to discover interrelations between aspects of the work such …
A Professional Bass Player talks about his Experience with the Alexander Technique
Apr 4, 2018 • 23 min
Ray Parker, a bass player in New York City describes some of the ways the Alexander Technique has helped with his playing, and with everyday activities. Ray’s website: RayParkerBassPlayer.com Robert te…
How to Breathe - An Alexander Technique Guide to Breathing Well
Mar 28, 2018 • 16 min
Richard Brennan, an Alexander Technique teacher in Galway, Ireland, talks with Steve Nobel about ways in which the Technique can help you breathe more effeciently, and about his new book How to Breathe: Improve your Breathing for Health, Happiness …
Mindful Reality and the Alexander Technique
Mar 17, 2018 • 29 min
Jill Eng, an Alexander Technique teacher in Portland, Maine, talks with Robert Rickover about how she has combined Eastern practices, meditation and the Alexander Technique to create the mindfulness practice she calls Mindful Reality. Jill’s website:
The Value of Alexander Technique Training for Musicians
Mar 12, 2018 • 27 min
Peter Buckoke, a musician and Alexander Technique teacher in London, England talks with Robert Rickover about his work with students at the Royal College of Music and about why the Technique is so valuable for musicians. Peter’s website:
Evolution of a Technique: FM’s three-act Play
Feb 21, 2018 • 24 min
(This podcast is primarily for Alexander Technique teachers and students, but may be of interest to others as well.) Robert Rickover talks with Neville Shortt, an Alexander Technique teacher in Glasgow, Scotland, about the first chaplter of F. M. Alexa…
Alexander Technique: Teaching or Facilitating Learning?
Feb 16, 2018 • 23 min
(This podcast is primarily for Alexander Technique teachers and students, but may be useful for others as well.) Robert Rickover talks with Neville Shortt, an Alexander Technique teacher in Glasgow, Scotland, about this important distinction and some p…
Advice for Parents who are Concerned about the Posture and Coordination of their Young Children
Feb 11, 2018 • 25 min
Esther Miltiadous, an Alexander Technique teacher in North London, England, talks with Robert Rickover about ways in which parents can provide access to Alexander Technique principless for their children at school and at home. Esther’s website:
The Usefulness of Teaching Alexander Technique Principles to Young Children
Jan 31, 2018 • 21 min
Esther Miltiadous, an Alexander Technique teacher in North London, England, talks with Robert Rickover about ways in which young children can benefit from being exposed to the principles of the Alexander Technique. Esther’s website:
Applying Alexander Technique Principles in an Early Childhood Education Setting
Jan 27, 2018 • 20 min
Esther Miltiadous, an Alexander Technique teacher in North London, England, talks with Robert Rickover about her work, and that of other Alexander Teachers, at the Educare Small School in Kingston. Esther’s website:
Body Mapping, the Alexander Technique and Singing
Dec 13, 2017 • 39 min
Nancy Bos interviews Marieke Schuurs about the usefulness of Body Mapping and the Alexander Technique for singers. This interview originally appeared on Nancy’s Every Sing Podcast, in which each episode examines a different aspect of singing and …
The Discoveries of F. Matthias Alexander and Childhood Development - Part 2
Nov 27, 2017 • 23 min
Theodore Dimon, an Alexander Technique teacher, and founder and director of the Dimon Institute in New York City, talks with Robert Rickover about the importance of Alexander’s concept of physicalphysical unity and how it can provide a more effective a…
The Discoveries of F. Matthias Alexander and Childhood Development - Part 1
Nov 20, 2017 • 23 min
Theodore Dimon, an Alexander Technique teacher, and founder and director of the Dimon Institute in New York City, talks with Robert Rickover about ways in which using the principles developed by Alexander can provide a more effective approach to e…
Introduction to the Alexander Technique
Oct 20, 2017 • 24 min
Alix Litwack, host of Another Day of Living, host of Good Earth Radio, interviews Meagan Johnson, an Alexander Technique teacher in Indianapolis, Indiana, about the Alexander Technique and it’s benefits. Another Day of Living’s website:
Lesson 5: Lessons in Self Direction - When and how often to use Directions
Oct 10, 2017 • 7 min
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Lesson 6: Lessons in Self Direction - Using Paradoxical Directions
Oct 10, 2017 • 9 min
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Lesson 4: Lessons in Self Direction - Two New Freedom Directions
Oct 10, 2017 • 8 min
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Lesson 3: Lessons in Self Direction - The Challenge of Success
Oct 10, 2017 • 8 min
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Lesson 2: Lessons in Self Direction - The Power of Ease
Oct 10, 2017 • 7 min
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Lesson 1: Lessons in Self Direction - A Freedom Direction
Oct 10, 2017 • 7 min
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Lessons in Self Direction - Using the Principles of the Alexander Technique: Introduction
Oct 10, 2017 • 6 min
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How the Alexander Technique can help you take advantage of the fitness benefits of rowing or using a rowing machine
Sep 30, 2017 • 28 min
Robert Rickover talks with Jonathan Drake, an Alexander Technique teacher in Norwich, England about the many potential benefits of rowing and rowing machines and how the Technique can help you take full advantage of rowing, and avoid potential harm …
Common singers’ misconceptions about the Alexander Technique
Sep 26, 2017 • 28 min
Alicia Briceland, a singer, voice teacher and Alexander Technique teacher in New York City and Northern New Jersey, talks with Robert Rickover about some common misconceptions singers have about the Technique - for example that it can only be learned i…
Alexander Technique hands-on work: A Singer’s Path to Freedom
Sep 21, 2017 • 18 min
How Alexander Technique hands-on work can help singers by giving them a direct experience of relaxation.
Is there any Future for Alexander Technique Teachers?
Sep 16, 2017 • 23 min
Imogen Ragone, an Alexander Technique teacher and web designer in Wilmington, Delaware, talks with Robert Rickover about F. Matthias Alexander’s 1910 dream of a world without Alexander teachers. Imogen’s website: Imog…
A Fire Fighter talks about ways in which the Alexander Technique has helped him do his job
Sep 11, 2017 • 23 min
Braden Fox, a fire figher for the city of Toronto, Canada, talks with Robert Rickover about the ways his Alexander Technique lessons have helped him at work. Robert’s website: AlexanderTechniqueNebraska…
How the Alexander Technique can help with Stage Fright
Sep 9, 2017 • 18 min
Alicia Briceland, a singer, voice teacher and Alexander Technique teacher in New York City and Northern New Jersey, talks with Robert Rickover about how awarenes, and the Alexander concepts of inhibition and direction, can help singers cope with and al…
A Danger of effectve Alexander Technique Directing
Sep 6, 2017 • 23 min
(Although primarily for Alexander Technique teachers and students, this podcast can potentially be useful for anyone.) Imogen Ragone, an Alexander Technique teacher in Wilmington, Deleware, talks with Robert Rickover about a challenge that can arise w…
The Poise Project - Bringing the principles of Alexander Technique to new populations
Aug 26, 2017 • 40 min
Robert Rickover talks with Monika Gross, an Alexander Technique teacher and Executive Director of the Poise Project, about the project and it’s first Initiative: "Alexander Technique and Parkinson’s." The Poise Project website:
Tips for Presenting the Alexander Technique to Medical Professionals
Aug 16, 2017 • 34 min
(This podcast is primarily intended for Alexander Technique teachers and students) Robert Rickover talks with Dr Anikó Ball, an Alexander Technique teacher and dentist in Melbourne, Australia, about her suggestions for what to do - and not
The Alexander Technique and Fitness
Aug 10, 2017 • 20 min
Robert Rickover, an Alexander Technique teacher in Lincoln, Nebraska and Toronto, Canada, talks with Mary Derbyshire, and Alexander Technique teacher in Little Compton, Rhode Island about how she applies Alexander Technique principles to her fitness cl…
Osteopathy and the Alexander Technique: Similarities and Differences
Jul 15, 2017 • 30 min
Dr Robert Stalbow, DO, an Osteopath and Alexander Technique teacher in Sydney, Australia, talks with Robert Rickover about these these two modalities and how he uses them in his practice. Dr. Stalbow’s website:
Inhibition: A Crucial Tool for Singers
Jun 28, 2017 • 25 min
Alicia Briceland, a singer, voice teacher and Alexander Technique teacher in New York City and Northern New Jersey, talks with Robert Rickover about the Alexander concept of Inhibition and its special importance for singers. Alicia’s website:
The Importance of Awareness for Singers
Jun 22, 2017 • 15 min
Alicia Briceland, a singer, voice teacher and Alexander Technique teacher in New York City and Northern New Jersey, talks with Robert Rickover about ways the importance of awareness of themselves and their enviroment for singers, and how the Alexander …
A Primary Care Physician Talks about the Alexander Technique’s effectiveness in Pain Management and how that could help with today’s Opioid Addiction Crisis
Jun 12, 2017 • 22 min
Dr. Cathleen Hood, a Family Practioner in Westport, Massachusetts, talks with Robert Rickover about her patients’ and own experiences with the Alexander Technique’s ability to help with pain management, and the implications of that for the root causes …
A Primary Care Physician Describes her Experience with the Alexander Technique
Jun 3, 2017 • 17 min
Dr. Cathleen Hood, a Family Practioner in Westport, Massachusetts, talks with Robert Rickover about her own Alexander Technique lessons, and the experiences of some of her patients with the Technique. Dr. Hood’s website:
Breathing for Singers - and how the Alexander Technique can Help
May 31, 2017 • 22 min
Alicia Briceland, a singer, voice teacher and Alexander Technique teacher in New York City and Northern New Jersey, talks with Robert Rickover about ways in which the Technique can help singers breathe more efficiently. Alicia’s website:
Why are so many Alexander Technique Teachers having a hard time making a living?
May 27, 2017 • 13 min
Richard Brennan, an Alexander Technique teacher and training course director in Galway, Ireland talks with Mary Derbyshire about some of the reasons Alexander teachers may fail to attract students despite having a great deal to offer. Richard’s websi…
Free and Easy Alexander Technique Directions
May 20, 2017 • 29 min
(Although primarily for Alexander Technique teachers and students, this podcast can potentially be useful for anyone.) Imogen Ragone, an Alexander Technique teacher in Wilmington, Deleware, talks with Robert Rickover about the power of "Free and …
Teaching the Alexander Technique to Singers - Part 3
May 17, 2017 • 20 min
(This podcast is primarily for Alexander Technique teachers and students) Alicia Briceland, a singer, voice teacher and Alexander Technique teacher in New York City and Northern New Jersey, talks with Robert Rickover about learning awareness and what s…
Teaching the Alexander Technique to Singers - Part 2
May 13, 2017 • 23 min
(This podcast is primarily for Alexander Technique teachers and students) Alicia Briceland, a singer, voice teacher and Alexander Technique teacher in New York City and Northern New Jersey, talks with Robert Rickover about the importance of body aware…
Teaching the Alexander Technique to Singers - Part 1
May 8, 2017 • 21 min
(This podcast is primarily for Alexander Technique teachers and students) Alicia Briceland, a singer, voice teacher and Alexander Technique teacher in New York City and Northern New Jersey, talks with Robert Rickover about the knowledge that singers an…
Don’t Make Pain the Enemy
Apr 19, 2017 • 24 min
Dan Cayer, an Alexander Technique teacher in New York City, talks with Robert Rickover about how the Technique can help people in pain, in part by establishing a saner relationship with their pain. Dan’s website:
iPosture and Children - Its Causes, its Effects, and what Parents can do about it
Apr 15, 2017 • 22 min
Tami Bulmash, an Alexander Technique teacher, researcher, and parent of two young children in Tampa, Florida, talks with Robert Rickover about the postural damage caused by of over-use, and mindless use, of smartphones and other devices by children. S…
Healing After 30 Years of Dentistry: Dr. Aniko Ball and the Alexander Technique
Apr 8, 2017 • 46 min
Dr Anikó Ball, BDSc, a dentist and Alexander Technique teacher in Melbourne, Australia talks with Dr Juanita Benedict about her mission and programs to help dental professionals do their work with less pain and discomfort. Anikó’s w…
How the Alexander Technique can help with the Training of Musicians
Apr 1, 2017 • 23 min
Mastaneh Nazarian, an Alexander Technique teacher and musician in Melbourne, Australia, talks with Robert Rickover about the usefulness of the Technique in helping music students deal with pain and the pressure of performance.. Masteneh’s website:
Agility at Any Age with the Alexander Technique
Mar 25, 2017 • 54 min
Mary Derbyshire, and Alexander Technique teacher in Little Compton, Rhode Island, talks with Dr. Rebecca Risk, host of "Falling Through the Cracks: Feel alive and thrive" about the ways seniors can become more agile. Dr. Rick’s website:
The Real Truth Behind the Alexander Technique
Mar 18, 2017 • 15 min
Pedro de Altantara, an Alexander Technique teacher in Paris, France describes the Technique in a conversation with Kenneth Moore, a singer in Maanheim, Germany. Pedro’s website: PedroDeAlcantara.com Kenneth’s …
Get Relief if it’s a Pain Working from your Desk or Car
Mar 12, 2017 • 18 min
Deborah Ivanoff, The Being Coach, interviews Emily Clark, an Alexander Technique teacher in Portland, Oregon, about the Technique and how it can be used to sit with greater ease and comfort. Deborah’s website:
Have less pain and move easier as you age
Mar 4, 2017 • 28 min
Mary Derbyshire, and Alexander Technique teacher in Little Compton, Rhode Island, talks with Bill Klaproth, host of the Which Way is Life Podcast about the importance of activity for seniors, and how the Alexander Technique can hel…
How can the Alexander Technique help with High Heels?
Feb 19, 2017 • 8 min
Robert Rickover, an Alexander Technique teacher in Lincoln, Nebraska and Toronto Canada, talks with Eileen Troberman about high heels and the Alexander Technique. This conversation was inspired in part by the December, 2009 report that Victoria Beckh…
Gravity, Support and Freedom - and the Alexander Technique - 8
Jan 22, 2017 • 26 min
Robert Rickover, an Alexander Technique teacher in Lincoln, Nebraska and Toronto Canada, talks with Imogen Ragone about the extraordinary weakness - and imporance - of gravity - compared with the other fundamental forces of the universe - and how th…
How the Alexander Technique can help Women in Business
Dec 18, 2016 • 21 min
Robert Rickover, an Alexander Technique teacher in Lincoln, Nebraska and Toronto Canada, talks with Imogen Ragone about ways in which the Alexander Technique can help women in business. Robert’s website:
Optimizing Performance by Doing Less Using the Alexander Technique
Nov 19, 2016 • 44 min
Eve Bernfeld, an Alexander Technique teacher in Portland, Oregon, talks with Courtney Townley about how to start changing your reactive mindset and physical habits - that are causing you to waste precious time, money and energy- by using the principles…
A Pianist talks about her Experiences with the Alexander Technique
Oct 23, 2016 • 22 min
Helene Goldberg, a pianist and business owner in Melbourne, Australia talks with Robert Rickover, an Alexander Technique teacher in Lincoln, Nebraska and Toronto, Canada, about how lessons in the Alexander Technique enabled her to resume piano playing …
A retired attorney talks about her experiences with Skype Posture and Movement Coaching
Oct 7, 2016 • 6 min
Linda Ross, a retired attorney in Anacortes, Washington talks with Robert Rickover about her Skype sessions with him, and how they’ve helped her with her everyday activities. Robert’s website: AlexanderT…
Do You Have Strange Leanings?
Sep 25, 2016 • 25 min
Robert Rickover, an Alexander Technique teacher in Lincoln, Nebraska and Toronto Canada, talks with Imogen Ragone about the physical aspects of "Leaning In" - a concept popularized by Sheryl Sandberg in her best-selling book,
Mio Morales talks about his Distance Learning Work
Sep 16, 2016 • 27 min
(This podcast is primarily for Alexander Technique teachers and students.) Alexander Technique teacher Mio Morales talks with Imogen Ragone about how he uses distance learning video to work with groups of students online. You can find out more about…
Gravity, Support and Freedom - and the Alexander Technique - 7
Sep 13, 2016 • 30 min
Robert Rickover, an Alexander Technique teacher in Lincoln, Nebraska and Toronto Canada, talks with Imogen Ragone about atmospheric pressure, which is applied to the surface of our bodies, and which is a great deal stronger than most of us realize. …
How the Alexander Technique can help Lawyers
Aug 27, 2016 • 24 min
Karen Krueger, a former lawyer and now an Alexander Technique teacher in New York City, talks with Robert Rickover about ways in which the Alexander Technique can help lawyers handle stress, alleviate pain, and improve performance. She is the author of…
How the Alexander Technique can help Choral Singers
Aug 19, 2016 • 21 min
Meagan Johnson, an Alexander Technique teacher, choral conductor and voice instructor in Indianapolis, Indiana talks with Robert Rickover about some of the special challenges faced by choral singers and ways in which the Alexander Technique can help…
How the Alexander Technique can help Choral Conductors
Aug 11, 2016 • 21 min
Meagan Johnson, an Alexander Technique teacher, choral conductor and voice instructor in Indianapolis, Indiana talks with Robert Rickover about some of the physical and mental challenges faced by choral conductors and some ways the Alexander Technique…
What’s Love got to do with the Alexander Technique?
Jul 9, 2016 • 23 min
Melody Schaper, an Alexander Technique teaacher and Somatic Movement Therapist in the Philadelphia area, talks with Robert Rickover about the essence of the Alexander Technique and it’s radical relationship to developing love and acceptance for the …
What is the Alexander Technique?
Jun 16, 2016 • 27 min
Amanda Smith, host of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation Body Sphere Program, presents this excellent introduction to the Alexander Technique. More information about the Alexander Technique: Alexan…
Francois Delsarte and F. Matthias Alexander - Part 12
Jun 2, 2016 • 25 min
(This podcast is primarily for students and teachers of the Alexander Technique.) Jeando Masoero, an Alexander Technique teacher in Montpelier, France talks with Robert Rickover about Delsarte’s "hidden" ideas. These ideas infuse Alexander’s…
Francois Delsarte and F. Matthias Alexander - Part 11
Jun 1, 2016 • 26 min
(This podcast is primarily for students and teachers of the Alexander Technique.) Jeando Masoero, an Alexander Technique teacher in Montpelier, France talks with Robert Rickover about the history of Delsarte’s own teaching and that of those who followe…
Francois Delsarte and F. Matthias Alexander - Part 10
Apr 25, 2016 • 27 min
(This podcast is primarily for students and teachers of the Alexander Technique.) Jeando Masoero, an Alexander Technique teacher in Montpelier, France talk briefly about the history of Delsarte’s methods, directions and hands-on work in Alexander’s fi…
Francois Delsarte and F. Matthias Alexander - Part 9
Apr 24, 2016 • 19 min
(This podcast is primarily for students and teachers of the Alexander Technique.) Jeando Masoero, an Alexander Technique teacher in Montpelier, France talk briefly about the history of Delsarte’s methods, directions and hands-on work in Alexander’s fi…
Francois Delsarte and F. Matthias Alexander - Part 8
Apr 23, 2016 • 23 min
(This podcast is primarily for students and teachers of the Alexander Technique.) Jeando Masoero, an Alexander Technique teacher in Montpelier, France first talks with Robert Rickover about Alexander’s concept of "inhibition" during his first…
Physical Therapy and the Alexander Technique
Apr 16, 2016 • 20 min
Robert Rickover talks with Gabrielle Czaja, an Alexander Technique teacher and Physical Therapist in Washington, DC, about ways in which these two processes complement each other. Gabrielle’s website: gab…
Francois Delsarte and F. Matthias Alexander - Part 7
Apr 11, 2016 • 28 min
(This podcast is primarily for students and teachers of the Alexander Technique.) Jeando Masoero, an Alexander Technique teacher in Montpelier, France talks with Robert Rickover about the goldmine of information relating to Alexander’s Delsarte-inspire…
Francois Delsarte and F. Matthias Alexander - Part 6
Apr 10, 2016 • 34 min
(This podcast is primarily for students and teachers of the Alexander Technique.) Jeando Masoero, an Alexander Technique teacher in Montpelier, France talks with Robert Rickover about Alexander’s early use of the word "position" and his use o…
Francois Delsarte and F. Matthias Alexander - Part 5
Apr 3, 2016 • 23 min
(This podcast is primarily for students and teachers of the Alexander Technique.) Jeando Masoero, an Alexander Technique teacher in Montpelier, France talks with Robert Rickover about Delsarte’s directions and how they compare with those developed by A…
Francois Delsarte and F. Matthias Alexander - Part 4
Apr 2, 2016 • 21 min
(This podcast is primarily for students and teachers of the Alexander Technique.) Jeando Masoero, an Alexander Technique teacher in Montpelier, France talks with Robert Rickover about Delsarte’s voice problem, and how he solved it, and how Alexander us…
Francois Delsarte and F. Matthias Alexander - Part 3
Mar 26, 2016 • 24 min
(This podcast is primarily for students and teachers of the Alexander Technique.) Jeando Masoero, an Alexander Technique teacher in Montpelier, France talks with Robert Rickover about these three questions: Was F. Matthias Alexander the first teacher o…
How the Alexander Technique can help you improve your Golf Game
Mar 12, 2016 • 42 min
Roy Palmer, an Alexander Technique teacher in Bedford, England, is interviewd by Doug Farrick of GolfDashBlog about ways in which the Technique can help you can produce significantly less effort in your golf swing…
Francois Delsarte and F. Matthias Alexander - Part 2
Mar 6, 2016 • 40 min
(This podcast is primarily for students and teachers of the Alexander Technique.) Jeando Masoero, an Alexander Technique teacher in Montpelier, France talks with Robert Rickover about the strong influence Delsarte’s work had on Alexander and the Alexan…
Francois Delsarte and F. Matthias Alexander - Part 1
Mar 5, 2016 • 26 min
(This podcast is primarily for students and teachers of the Alexander Technique.) Jeando Masoero, an Alexander Technique teacher in Montpelier, France talks with Robert Rickover about the historical connections between the two men. The full series of D…
An Attorney Talks About his Experiences Taking Alexander Technique Lessons
Feb 22, 2016 • 20 min
Damien Fox, an attorney in Toronto Canada, talks with Robert Rickover about what he has learned from Alexander Technique lessons. Robert’s website: AlexanderTechniqueNebraska.com More information abo…
Tai Chi and the Alexander Technique
Feb 7, 2016 • 24 min
Matthew Dubroff, an Alexander Technique teacher and Tai Chi instructor in Farmville, Virginia talks with Robert Rickover about ways in which these two methods can complement each other. Robert’s website:
Alexander Technique Constructive Rest Guided Talk-Through
Jan 25, 2016 • 10 min
Ariel Carson, an Alexander Technique teacher in New York City, provides a guided talk-through which you can use as you lie down in Constructive Rest. Ariel’s website: RedefiningPosture.com More informati…
An Alexander Technique Student talks about her Experiences with Distance Learning
Jan 11, 2016 • 15 min
Susan Kruger, the founder of StudySkills.com and the author of SOAR Study Skills, talks with Robert Rickover about her her experiences learning the Alexander Technique using video conferencing and about co…
Gravity, Support and Freedom - and the Alexander Technique - 6
Dec 17, 2015 • 28 min
Robert Rickover, an Alexander Technique teacher in Lincoln, Nebraska and Toronto Canada, talks with Imogen Ragone about some new developmens in using the external forces of nature to our benefit - specifically an “Everything Else” method of self-dir…
A pianist and composer talks about her experiences with the Alexander Technique
Dec 8, 2015 • 21 min
Lori Reckling, a pianist and composer in Omaha, Nebraska, talks with Robert Rickover about the ways in which her Alexander Technique helped her improve her playing and play without pain. Lori’s website: Lo…
Very Short Alexander Technique Introduction
Nov 23, 2015 • 2 min
Andrea Fedele, an Alexander Technique teacher in Houston, Texas, gives a two and a half minute introduction to the Technique for Houston Matters. The interview was produced by Paige Phelps. Andrea’s website Andrea…
How the Alexander Technique can help Acrobats, Dancers - and Everyone Else
Nov 16, 2015 • 27 min
Fabio da Silva, an Alexander Technique teacher, dancer and acrobat in New York City talks with Robert Rickover about ways the Technique helped him maintain his performing arts career and stay healthy and relatively injury-free for the past 20 years. F…
An attorney talks about his experiences with Skype Posture and Movement Coaching
Oct 22, 2015 • 14 min
John Riley, an attorney in Seoul, Korea, talks about his Skype Posture and Movement Coaching sessions, and how they compare with his earlier Alexander Technique lessons, with Robert Rickover. Robert’s website:
How Alexander Technique Principles Can Help You Train your Dog
Oct 14, 2015 • 24 min
Ronit Corry, an Alexander Technique teacher and dog trainer in Santa Barbara, California talks with Robert Rickover about her work using the Technique with dogs, and their owners. Ronit’s website: RonitCorry.com …
Mind-Body Unity and the Alexander Technique
Oct 8, 2015 • 20 min
John Macy, an Alexander Technique teacher, physical therapst, and owner of Great Plains Pilates and Physical Therapy in Omaha, Nebraska, talks with Robert Rickover about the meaning of Mind-Body Unity and how that relates to the principles of the Alex…
F. Matthias Alexander’s lost “Fifth Book”
Sep 29, 2015 • 12 min
Richard Brennan, an Alexander Technique teacher and author in Galway, Ireland talks with Robert Rickover about "Conscious Control in Relation to Human Evolution in Civilization", published by Alexander in 1912 and although rarely seen since,…
An Alexander Technique student talks about his experiences with Skype Posture and Movement Coaching
Sep 25, 2015 • 12 min
Frank McNellis, a school counselor and Open Focus Trainer in Sarasota, Florida, talks about his Skype Posture and Movement Coaching sessions - which include the use of Alexander Technique Directions as well as Up With GravitySM
Is the Alexander Technique Really Good for Everything? - Part 2
Sep 14, 2015 • 20 min
(This podcast is primarily for Alexander Technique teachers and students.) Jo Ann Widner, an Alexander Technique teacher and nurse living near Richmond Virginia, talks with Robert Rickover about this question, how it relates to the credibility of the …
Is the Alexander Technique Really Good for Everything?
Sep 10, 2015 • 24 min
Jo Ann Widner, an Alexander Technique teacher and nurse living near Richmond Virginia, talks with Robert Rickover about this question, and how it relates to the credibility of the Technique. Jo Ann’s website: jowidner.com…
An Alexander Technique teacher talks about his learning experiences as a student of the Technique
Aug 18, 2015 • 28 min
Andrew McCaan, an Alexander Technique teacher in Chicago, Illinois, talks about his experiences taking lessons in the Technique. Andrew’s website: AlexanderAnd.com Robert teaches in Lincoln, Nebraska and Tor…
How the Alexander Technique helped with severe Scoliosis
Jul 27, 2015 • 9 min
Galen Cranz, a retired Professor of Architecture at the University of California, Berkeley talks about how her lessons in the Technique greatly alleviated her scoliosis. Galen later went on to become a teacher of the Alexander Technique. This podca…
Why do some students take one or two lessons and then quit even though they - and others - have noticed major benefits?
Jul 21, 2015 • 20 min
(This podcast is primarily for Alexander Technique teachers and students.) Robert Rickover, an Alexander Technique teacher in Lincoln, Nebraska and Toronto, Canada, talks with Mark Josefsberg about this phenomenom. Robert’s website:
An Alexander Technique Student talks About his Experiences
Jul 16, 2015 • 19 min
Bryan Todd, President of the marketing firm Perry S. Marshall & Associates, talks about his lessons with Robert Rickover, an Alexander teacher in Lincoln, Nebraska. Perry Marshal website: PerryMarshall.com R…
Gravity, Support and Freedom and the Alexander Technique - 5
Jul 7, 2015 • 29 min
Robert Rickover, an Alexander Technique teacher in Lincoln, Nebraska and Toronto Canada, talks with Imogen Ragone about ways we can effectively utilize the external forces of nature that operate on our head, our jaw, our eyes and more - gravity, sup…
The Art of Freedom for Musicians
Jun 26, 2015 • 31 min
Jennifer Roig-Francoli, an Alexander Technique teacher in Cincinnati, Ohio, talks with Robert Rickover about her new educational program, The Art of Freedom for Musicians. Jennifer’s website: ArtOfFreedom.me
Applying Alexander Technique Principles for Recovery and Prevention of Chronic Pain in the Dental Profession
May 27, 2015 • 23 min
Dr Anikó Ball, BDSc, a dentist and Alexander Technique teacher trainee in Melbourne, Australia talks with Robert Rickover about ways in which the Technique can help Dentists and Hygienists do their work with greater ease and comfort. Anik&o…
How the Alexander Technique can help you Improve your Health and Fitness
May 18, 2015 • 23 min
Maria Furriol, an Alexander Technique teacher in Buenos Aires, Argentina, talks with Robert Rickover about ways in which The Alexander Technique can help you exercise more effectively and improve your general health. Maria’s website:
A Brief History of Alexander Technique Directions
May 11, 2015 • 29 min
(Although primarily for Alexander Technique teachers and students, this podcast can potentially be useful for anyone.) Imogen Ragone, an Alexander Technique teacher in Wilmington, Delaware, talks with Robert Rickover about the evolution of Alexander T…
Living with Ease at the Center of the Universe
Apr 30, 2015 • 16 min
Jennifer Roig-Francoli, an Alexander Technique teacher in Cincinnati, Ohio talks with Robert Rickover about a process that she has been using - "Center of the Universe" - that has helped her students in very simple and practical ways and whic…
Different Styles of Alexander Technique Teaching
Apr 3, 2015 • 24 min
(This podcast is primarily for Alexander Technique teachers and students.) Robert Rickover, an Alexander Technique teacher in Lincoln, Nebraska and Toronto, Canada, talks with Mark Josefsberg about the different approaches to Alexander Technique teachi…
Lean In to the Alexander Technique
Mar 26, 2015 • 23 min
Robert Rickover, an Alexander Technique teacher in Lincoln, Nebraska and Toronto Canada, talks with Imogen Ragone about Sheryl Sandberg’s best-selling book, Lean In: Wom…
Gravity, Support and Freedom - and the Alexander Technique - 4
Mar 19, 2015 • 23 min
Robert Rickover, an Alexander Technique teacher in Lincoln, Nebraska and Toronto Canada, talks with Imogen Ragone about ways we can effectively utilize the external forces of nature that operate on us - gravity, support, and atmospheric pressure - u…
Gravity, Support and Freedom - and the Alexander Technique - 3
Mar 18, 2015 • 22 min
Robert Rickover, an Alexander Technique teacher in Lincoln, Nebraska and Toronto Canada, talks with Imogen Ragone about the way we are supported by whatever surface we are on at the moment - and about the upward force exerted by the surface which op…
Gravity, Support and Freedom and the Alexander Technique - 2
Mar 17, 2015 • 21 min
Robert Rickover, an Alexander Technique teacher in Lincoln, Nebraska and Toronto Canada, talks with Imogen Ragone about the ways the gravitational force affects our posture, our movement, and our breathing, and how an understanding of those effects …
Gravity, Support and Freedom - and the Alexander Technique - 1
Mar 16, 2015 • 14 min
Robert Rickover, an Alexander Technique teacher in Lincoln, Nebraska and Toronto Canada, talks with Imogen Ragone about the history of gravity, and about what we know, and do not know about it, and how it compares with the other fundamental forces o…
A Student talks about her Experiences with Skype Posture and Movement Coaching
Mar 10, 2015 • 14 min
Mavis Curry, a retiree and volunteer teacher in Des Moines, Iowa, talks about her Skype Posture and Movement Coaching sessions - which include the use of Alexander Technique Directions as well as Up With GravitySM princ…
The Alexander Technique, Chakra’s and Chakra Therapy
Mar 4, 2015 • 24 min
Emily Jeffers, an Alexander Technique teacher and Chakra Therapist in London, England, talks with Robert Rickover about the ways in which these two methods can complement each other. Emily’s website: EmilyJeffers.com
A first Alexander Technique lesson with Ariel Weiss
Feb 25, 2015 • 22 min
(This podcast is primarily for Alexander Technique teachers and students, although others may find it useful.) Ariel Weiss, an Alexander Technique teacher in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, speaks with Imogen Ragone about her approach to teaching a first …
How the Alexander Technique can help you Stretch more Effectively
Feb 18, 2015 • 23 min
Rachel Bernsen, an Alexander Technique teacher in New Haven, Connecticut and Rye, New York, talks with Robert Rickover about how Technique can help you get the benefits of stretching without working against yourself by creating excess tension in …
Finding the Floor - A Constructive Rest Talk-Through
Feb 9, 2015 • 18 min
Mastaneh Nazarian, an Alexander Technique teacher in Melbourne, Australia provides a guided talk-through of this useful process. Mastaneh’s website: rediscoverease.com More information about the Alexander Te…
A first Alexander Technique lesson with Tommy Thompson
Feb 6, 2015 • 48 min
(This podcast is primarily for Alexander Technique teachers and students, although others may find it useful.) Tommy Thompson, an Alexander Technique teacher in Cambridge, Massachusetts, speaks with Imogen Ragone about his approach to teaching a first…
The Power of Doing (Almost) Nothing
Feb 2, 2015 • 19 min
(Although primarily for Alexander Technique teachers and students, this podcast can potentially be useful for anyone.) Imogen Ragone, an Alexander Technique teacher in Wilmington, Deleware, talks with Robert Rickover about the importance of employing …
How to imrove your overall coordination by using your arms and hands more efficiently
Jan 20, 2015 • 19 min
Robert Rickover, an Alexander Technique teacher in Lincoln, Nebraska and Toronto, Canada, talks with Imogen Ragone about a simple way you can use your arms and hands in a manner that promotes an overal improvement in your coordination. Rober’t websi…
Alexander Technique for people with low energy or muscle pain
Jan 12, 2015 • 9 min
Carolyn Nicholls, an Alexander Technique teacher in Brighton, England recorded this to accompany Chapter 4 of the Second Edition of her book Body, Breath and Being. Carolyn’s website: ale…
Marjorie Barstow’s Teaching - 8
Jan 5, 2015 • 36 min
(This podcast is primarily for Alexander Technique teachers and students) Conversation with Robert Rickover and John Macy, both students of the late Marjorie Barstow. Jeremy’s website: alexandertechniqueoma…
Movement…Served with a Twist
Dec 29, 2014 • 28 min
John Macy, an Alexander Technique teacher, physical therapist and Certified Pilates Trainer in Omaha, Nebraska, talks with Robert Rickover about the implications of the asymmetrical pulls exerted on us by our viscera and what we can prevent them fr…
Alexander Technique Teachers’ Attitudes - And how they can affect our Teaching
Dec 22, 2014 • 32 min
(This podcast is primarily for Alexander Technique teachers and students) Mastaneh Nazarian, an Alexander Technique teacher in Melbourne, Australia talks with Robert Rickover about how our uncounscious attlitudes can be offputting to our students.. Mas…
The teaching of Frank Pierce Jones
Dec 19, 2014 • 50 min
(This interview is primarily for Alexander Technique teachers and students.) Robert Rickover and Tommy Thompson talks about Tommy’s lessons and training with Frank Pierce Jones, and about Jones’ unique approach to Alexander Technique teaching. Tommy’s …
Alexander Technique jargon 101
Dec 17, 2014 • 34 min
(This podcast is primarily for Alexander Technique teachers and students) Mastaneh Nazarian, an Alexander Technique teacher in Melbourne, Australia talks with Robert Rickover about some of the terminology used by Alexander Technique teachers. Mastaneh’…
Using Skype to help to help people with little or no in-person access to an Alexander Technique teacher
Dec 15, 2014 • 27 min
Robert Rickover, an Alexander Technique teacher in Lincoln, Nebraska and Toronto, Canada, talks with Imogen Ragone about how he uses Skype for posture and movement coaching. Robert’s website: AlexanderTe…
Let’s raise the roof - lifting the soft palate
Dec 10, 2014 • 14 min
(This podcast is primarily for Alexander Technique students and teachers.) Carolyn Nicholls, an Alexander Technique teacher in Brighton, England recorded this short talk to accompany Chapter 11 of the Second Edition of her book Body, Breath and Be…
The Harmful Effects of Backward Sloping Chairs in School Classrooms
Dec 8, 2014 • 19 min
Richard Brennan, an Alexander Technique teacher in Galway, Ireland, and a driving force behind the School Chair’s Campaign in Europe, talks with Robert Rickover about the reasons commonly-used backward sloping chairs are so harmufl to school children a…
Crawling for grown-ups
Dec 6, 2014 • 7 min
(This podcast is primarily for Alexander Technique students and teachers.) Carolyn Nicholls, an Alexander Technique teacher in Brighton, England recorded this short talk to accompany Chapter 10 of the Second Edition of her book Body, Breath and Be…
Cross-legged Sitting
Dec 3, 2014 • 5 min
(This podcast is primarily for Alexander Technique students and teachers.) Carolyn Nicholls, an Alexander Technique teacher in Brighton, England recorded this short talk to accompany Chapter 9 of the Second Edition of her book Body, Breath and Bei…
Mind, Movement and Music: Sitting and Standing as the Musician’s First Technique
Dec 1, 2014 • 25 min
Evangeline Benedetti, a longtime cellist with the New York Philharmonic and teacher of the Alexander Technique in New York City, talks with Robert Rickover about the importance for musicians of learning how to sit and stand well. She also includes …
Six sided shape: Directing your arms and fingers
Nov 28, 2014 • 3 min
(This podcast is primarily for Alexander Technique students and teachers.) Carolyn Nicholls, an Alexander Technique teacher in Brighton, England recorded this short talk to accompany Chapter 8 of the Second Edition of her book Body, Breath and Bei…
Flexion without tears: Monkey with your hands on the wall
Nov 24, 2014 • 7 min
(This podcast is primarily for Alexander Technique students and teachers.) Carolyn Nicholls, an Alexander Technique teacher in Brighton, England recorded this short talk to accompany Chapter 3 of the Second Edition of her book Body, Breath and Bei…
Alexander Technique Constructive Rest Talk-Through
Nov 21, 2014 • 12 min
Carolyn Nicholls, an Alexander Technique teacher in Brighton, England recorded this to accompany Chapter 1 of the Second Edition of her book Body, Breath and Being. Carolyn’s website: ale…
Support for Robert Rickover’s Alexander Technique Websites
Oct 28, 2014 • 7 min
Mark Josefsberg, an Alexander Technique teacher in New York City, on the general topic of financial support for his websites. Mark’s website: markjosefsberg.com The Complete Guide website:
A first Alexander Technique lesson with John Nicholls
Oct 25, 2014 • 43 min
(This podcast is primarily for Alexander Technique teachers and students, although others may find it useful.) John Nicholls, an Alexander Technique teacher in New York City, NY, speaks with Imogen Ragone about his approach to teaching a first lesson….
Combining Alexander Technique Freedom Directions and Up With Gravity
Oct 23, 2014 • 20 min
Robert Rickover, an Alexander Technique teacher in Lincoln, Nebraska and Toronto Canada, talks with Imogen Ragone about the ways he uses Freedom Directions in combination with the Up With GravitySM process. Robert’s web…
How the Alexander Technique can help Piano Students and their Teachers
Oct 9, 2014 • 24 min
Andrea Dow of Teach Piano Today talks with Robert Rickover, an Alexander Technique teacher in Lincoln, Nebraska and Toronto, Canada about ways in which the Technique can help piano students play with greater ease and less harmful tensi…
A first Alexander Technique lesson with Sandra Bain Cushman
Sep 29, 2014 • 23 min
(This podcast is primarily for Alexander Technique teachers and students, although others may find it useful.) Sandra Bain Cushman, an Alexander Technique teacher in Charlottesville, Virginia, speaks with Imogen Ragone about her approach to teaching a…
Power Poses and the Alexander Technique
Sep 25, 2014 • 25 min
Robert Rickover talks with Imogen Ragone, an Alexander Technique teacher in Wilmington, Delaware, about Power Poses, a powerful concept developed by social psychologist Amy Cuddy, and about how Alexander Technique principles can enhance them. Imogen’s …
How the Alexander Technique can help Horseback Riders
Sep 17, 2014 • 18 min
Emily Clark, an Alexander Technique teacher in Portland, Oregon, talks with Robert Rickover about ways in which the Technique can help riders relieve pain, ease the effects of head injuries and improve their posture. Emily’s website:
Personal Account of lessons, and some of the many ways in which the Alexander Technique can be Useful
Sep 8, 2014 • 11 min
Sarah Warman, an Alexander Technique teacher in London, England talks with Catherine Lund on Living Health at East London Radio about her own early experiences with the Technique and how it can be helpful to others. Sarah’s website: sarahs-Alexander-st…
How the Alexander Technique and the work of Raymond Dart can help Dancers
Aug 27, 2014 • 24 min
Ellen Stafford, an Alexander Technique teache, dancer and choreographer in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania talks with Robert Rickover about ways in which the Alexander Technique and the developmental movement work of Raymond Dart and the Dart Procedures, ca…
How the Alexander Technique can help Yoga Practioners and Teachers
Aug 18, 2014 • 23 min
Cecile Raynor, an Alexander Technique teacher in Boston, Massachusetts, talks with Robert Rickover about the ways in which the Technique can help your yoga practice and reduce the chance of injury. Cecile’s blog:
Ergonomics and the Alexander Technique
Jul 23, 2014 • 22 min
Leah Zhang, an Alexander Technique teacher in Los Angeles talks with Robert Rickover about the connections between these two fields, and about her work as an Ergonomics Specialist at UCLA. Leah’s website: lea…
Tai Chi and the Alexander Technique
Jul 15, 2014 • 24 min
Robin Simmons, an Alexander Technique teacher in Zurich and Brig, Switzerland talkswith Robert Rickover about the parallels and differences between the two systems. Robin’s websote: alexander-technik-s…
30 Second Alexander Technique - 1
Jul 11, 2014 • 0 min
Magdelena Portman, an Alexander Technique teacher in Lewes, East Susses, England provides a thirty-second audio response to the Alexander Technique Speed Dating Challenge. …
A New View of the Alexander Technique
Jul 9, 2014 • 51 min
The Alexander Technique is often seen as a way of letting go of harmful habits. In his Keynote Address at the 2014 annual meeting of the American Society of Teachers of the Alexander Technique, John Nicholls proposes a view of the Technique as a forwa…
How the Alexander Technique can help People with Autism
Jul 7, 2014 • 20 min
Catlin Freeman, an Alexander Technique teacher in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, talks with Robert Rickover about ways in which Alexander Technique lessons can be useful for people on the autism spectrum. Caitlin is the author of
Self-Control, Human Survival, and the Principles of the Alexander Technique
Jun 30, 2014 • 25 min
Robert Rickover talks with Amy Ward Brimmer, an Alexander Technique teacher in the Philadelphia area, about a remarkable quote on this topic by John Dewey, the American educational reformer, philosopher, and longtime student of F. Matthias Alexander. A…
Teaching tips for Alexander Technique Teachers who have Students with Autism
Jun 26, 2014 • 43 min
(This interview is primarily for Alexander Technique teachers and students.) Caitlin Freeman, an Alexander Technique teacher in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, talks with Robert Rickover about ways in which Alexander Technique teachrs can best work with stu…
The Alexander Technique and Developmental Movement
Jun 23, 2014 • 27 min
Ellen Stafford, an Alexander Technique teacher in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania talks with Robert Rickover about developmental movement, the work of Raymond Dart, and the history of the Dart Procedures, and the connections between them and Alexander Techniq…
Alexander Techniquie Constructive Rest Guided Talk-Through
Jun 9, 2014 • 21 min
Constance Clare-Newman, an Alexander Technique teacher in Oakland, CA and Provincetown, MA, provides a guided talk-through which you can listen to as you lie down in Constructive Rest. Constance’s website: const…
The Alexander Technique and Anatomy in Action
Jun 2, 2014 • 21 min
Nancy Romita, an Alexander Technique teacher in Baltimore, Maryland, talks with Robert Rickover about Functional Awareness, a somatic model she has developed, which incorporates principles of the Alexander Technique and experiential anatomy. Nancy’s we…
Introduction to the Alexander Technique
May 26, 2014 • 14 min
Judith Muir, an Alexander Technique teacher in Dutchess County, New York, describes the Alexander Technique in an interview for the Are You in Pain Project, sponsored by Topricin. Judith’s website: judithmuir.com Ar…
The Alexander Technique and “In Tune Parenting”
May 19, 2014 • 24 min
Mastaneh Nazarian, an Alexander Technique teacher in Melbourne, Australia talks with Robert Rickover about five principles of "In-Tune Parenting" she developed and uses, based on the principles of the Alexander Technique. Mastaneh’s website: …
Mind, Movement and Music: The Alexander Technique’s Role in a Personal Journey
May 12, 2014 • 24 min
Evangeline Benedetti, a cellist and teacher of the Alexander Technique in New York City, talks with Robert Rickover about how she discovered the Technique and how it has influenced her playing. Evangeline’s website:
How the Alexander Technique can be Helpful for Seniors
Apr 16, 2014 • 17 min
Mary Derbyshire, and Alexander Technique teacher in Little Compton, Rhode Island, talks with Robert Rickover about the usefullness of the Alexander Technique for seniors. Mary’s website:
Using Up With Gravity while Walking
Apr 2, 2014 • 15 min
Imogen Ragone, an Alexander Technique teacher in Wilmington, Delaware talks with Robert Rickover about her experience, and those of her students in using Up With GravitySM for wal…
Working with Seniors
Mar 26, 2014 • 14 min
(This podcast is primarily for Alexander Technique teachers and students) Alexander Technique teacher Mary Derbyshire talks with Robert Rickover about how she works with seniors. Mary lives in Little Compton - not far from …
How the Alexander Technique can help with Childbirth and Parenting
Mar 24, 2014 • 22 min
Mastaneh Nazarian, an Alexander Technique teacher in Melbourne, Australia talks with Robert Rickover about the role the Alexander Technique in helping with childbirth and parenting. Mastaneh’s website: rediscove…
Why aren’t Alexander Technique Teachers Loved More?
Mar 22, 2014 • 17 min
(This podcast is primarily for Alexander Technique teachers and students) Mark Josefsberg, an Alexander Technique teacher in New York City, talks with Robert Rickover about one reason Alexander teachers are not always as popular as we might be. Mark’s…
“Pre-Marketing” Considerations for Alexander Technique Teachers
Mar 20, 2014 • 12 min
(This podcast is primarily for Alexander Technique teachers and students) Mark Josefsberg, an Alexander Technique teacher in New York City, talks with Robert Rickover about some important considerations Alexander teachers should consider before embardi…
How the Alexander Technique can help people with Chronic Pain
Mar 17, 2014 • 22 min
Dan Cayer, an Alexander Technique teacher in New York City, talks with Robert Rickover about his own experience with chronic pain and how the Techniquie can help those who suffer from it. Dan’s website: danca…
The Actor’s Secret: The Alexander Technique and how we can all Benefit from It
Mar 10, 2014 • 24 min
Betsy Polatin, an Alexander Technique teacher in the Boston area talks about her new book, The Actor’s Secret, and about her work with actors and other performers and with students who are not performers.B…
Mind, Movement and Music: Teaching the Alexander Technique to Orchestra Musicians
Mar 7, 2014 • 32 min
(This podcast is primarily for Alexander Technique teachers and students) Alexander Technique teacher and musician Evangeline Benedetti talks with Robert Rickover about the unique challenges faced by orchestral musicians that Alexander teachers would…
How the Alexander Technique can help Adult Learners
Mar 3, 2014 • 26 min
Mastaneh Nazarian, an Alexander Technique teacher in Melbourne, Australia talks with Robert Rickover about the role the Alexander Technique in helping adults learn a new skill. Mastaneh’s website: rediscoverease…
The Connections between the Alexander Technique and Craniosacral Therapy
Feb 24, 2014 • 23 min
Daska Hatton, an Alexander Technique teacher and criniosacral therapist in London, England, talks with Robert Rickover about the connections between the Aleander Technique and Craniosascral Therapy. Daska’s website: …
How Alexander Technique Skills can Help Horses Move More Easily
Feb 17, 2014 • 21 min
John Macy, an Alexander Technique teacher and physical therapist in Omaha, Nebreaska, talks with Robert Rickover about his work with horses, using Alexander Technique teaching skills. John’s website: A…
Was ist Psychotherapie? Was ist Alexander-Technik?
Feb 11, 2014 • 13 min
In diesem öffentlich zugänglichen Interview zu Psychotherapie und Alexander-Technik gibt Karine Brüderli über ihre Arbeit in beiden Bereichen Auskunft und Einblick. Der Vorteil, in beiden Bereichen geschult zu sein, erlaubt ihr, …
The Alexander Technique and Thai Yoga Massage
Feb 10, 2014 • 24 min
Cecile Raynor, an Alexander Technique teacher in Boston, Massachusetts, talks with Robert Rickover about the ways in which the Technique can help Thai Yoga Massage practitioners. Cecile’s website: alexandertec.com…
Comparing the Ideas in “Use of the Self” with those in “Zen and the Art of Archery” and “You’re not Your Brain”
Feb 5, 2014 • 29 min
(This podcast is primarily for Alexander Technique teachers and students.) Mastaneh Nazarian, an Alexander Technique teacher in Melbourne, Australia talks with Robert Rickover about some interesting parallels between the process F. Matthias Alexander d…
How the Alexander Technique can help you Improve your Swimming
Feb 3, 2014 • 21 min
Dan Cayer, an Alexander Technique teacher in New York City, talks with Robert Rickover about the ways he uses the Alexander Technique to help his students overcome fear of water and limitations in their swimming ability. Dan’s website:
How the Alexander Technique can help people suffering from Anxiety Disorders
Jan 27, 2014 • 22 min
Mastaneh Nazarian, an Alexander Technique teacher in Melbourne, Australia talks with Robert Rickover about the role the Alexander Technique in helping people with anxiety disorders release the physical tensions that are a part of this condition. Mastan…
The Advantages of Skype Alexander Technique Lessons
Jan 20, 2014 • 24 min
Monika Gross, an Alexander Technique teacher in Asheville, North Carolina, talks with Robert Rickover about ways in which Skype can sometimes can actually be more effective that traditional Alexander teaching. Monica’s website:
An Instructor at the Harvard School of Medicine talks about her experience with the Alexander Technique
Jan 13, 2014 • 13 min
Dr. Eva Selhub, MD, teaches at the Harvard Medical School and has a private practice in Walthan, Massachusetts. Dr. Selhub talks with Robert Rickover about her experience at an Alexander Technique workshop. Dr. Selhub’s web site:
How to Breathe more Easily with the Alexander Technique
Jan 6, 2014 • 23 min
Robert Rickover talks with Carolyn Nicholls, an Alexander Technique teacher in Brighton, England, talks with Robert Rickover about ways in which the Alexander Technique can help you breathe more easily. Carolyn’s website:
What do Alexander Technique teachers do when they teach?
Dec 16, 2013 • 21 min
Mary Padilla, a teacher in Armonk, New York, talks with Robert Rickover about her study that, in part, was designed to answer the question: "What are we doing to people when we teach them the Alexander Technique?" Mary’s website:
Effective ways to use Alexander Technique Directions
Dec 11, 2013 • 30 min
(Although primarily for Alexander Technique teachers and students, this podcast can potentially be useful for anyone.) Robert Rickover, an Alexander Technique teacher in Lincoln, Nebraska and Toronto, Canada talks with Mark Josefsberg about the importa…
Alexander Technique Constructive Rest Lesson
Dec 9, 2013 • 14 min
Nancy Romita, an Alexander Technique teacher in Baltimore, Maryland, provides a guided Constructive Rest lesson that will allow you to make the most use of the process. Nancy’s website: atmidatlantic.com More…
The Simplified Skeleton
Dec 2, 2013 • 25 min
Pedro de Alcantara, an Alexander Technique teacher in Paris, France, talks with Robert Rickover about his concept, the "Simplified Skeleton", the basis of what have come to be called "Neutral Directions". Pedro’s website:
Riders, Horses and the Alexander Technique
Nov 25, 2013 • 18 min
Karen Evans, an Alexander Technique teacher near Birmingham, England, talks about her experience of working with horseback riders and their horses. Karen’s website: ashbyalexandertechnique.co.uk Rober…
How the Alexander Technique can help cyclists
Oct 29, 2013 • 20 min
Joe Searby, an Alexander Technique teacher in Oxfordshire, England, talks about ways in which the Alexander Technique can help cyclists improve their performance and cycle with less strain. Joe’s website: searby.net Rob…
A first Alexander Technique lesson with Robert Rickover
Oct 23, 2013 • 39 min
(This podcast is primarily for Alexander Technique teachers and students, although others may find it useful.) Robert Rickover, an Alexander Technique teacher in Lincoln, Nebraska and Toronto, Canada, speaks with Imogen Ragone about his approach to …
How the Alexander Technique can help you deal with Chronic Pain
Oct 21, 2013 • 23 min
Carolyn Nicholls, an Alexander Technique teacher in Brighton, England, talks with Robert Rickover about ways in which the Technique can help people deal effectively with chronic pain. Carolyn’s website:
An interesting new development in Alexander Technique directing - Part 2
Oct 18, 2013 • 29 min
(Although primarily for Alexander Technique teachers and students, this podcast can potentially be useful for anyone.) Jennifer Roig-Francoli, an Alexander Technique teacher in Cincinnati, Ohio talks with Robert Rickover about Freedom Directions and ho…
The origins and use of Neutral Directions
Oct 16, 2013 • 18 min
(This podcast is primarily for Alexander Technique teachers and students.) Mastaneh Nazarian, an Alexander Technique teacher in Melbourne, Australia talks with Robert Rickover about her experiences using "Neutral Directions" which are based o…
Teaching and using the Up With Gravity Process
Oct 14, 2013 • 24 min
Mastaneh Nazarian, an Alexander Technique teacher in Melbourne, Australia talks with Robert Rickover about her experiences teaching and using Up With GravitySM. Mastaneh’s website…
The power of Alexander Technique Freedom Directions
Oct 7, 2013 • 23 min
Imogen Ragone, an Alexander Technique teacher in Wilmington, Delaware, talks with Robert Robert Rickover about the usefulness of Alexander Technique freedom directions for teachers and students. Freedom Directions were developed by Jennifer Roig Franco…
Using the web to promote and teach the Alexander Technique
Oct 2, 2013 • 31 min
(This podcast is primarily for Alexander Technique teachers and students) Eva Fenrich, an Alexander Technique teacher in Kernen, Germany, interviews Robert Rickover for the Fall issue of Alexander Technique International’s journal ExChange, o…
A new approach to Alexander Technique direction and inhibition
Oct 1, 2013 • 23 min
(This podcast is primarily for Alexander Technique teachers and students.) John Macy, a physical therapist and Alexander Technique teacher in Omaha, Nebraska talks with Robert Rickover about an interesting new discovery relating to directing and inhi…
The value of reading all four of F. Matthias Alexander’s books
Oct 1, 2013 • 17 min
(This podcast is primarily for Alexander Technique teachers and students.) John Macy, a physical therapist and Alexander Technique teacher in Omaha, Nebraska talks with Robert Rickover about what he learned from re-reading Alexander’s books. John’s w…
The Alexander Technique and Movement Therapy
Sep 30, 2013 • 25 min
Melody Schaper, an Alexander Technique teacher, Laban Movement Analyst and Gestalt Practitioner in the Valley Forge area of Pennsylvania talks with Robert Rickover about ways in which the Technique informs her work helping her clients fully embody thei…
Alexander Technique teachers and their approach to thinking and talking about posture
Sep 28, 2013 • 13 min
(This podcast is primarily for Alexander Technique teachers and students) Mark Josefsberg, an Alexander Technique teacher in New York City, talks with Robert Rickover about Alexander Technique teachers’ approach to posture, and how it impacts the likl…
Imagining an alternate reality for the life and times of F. Matthias Alexander
Sep 25, 2013 • 32 min
(This podcast is primarily for Alexander Technique teachers and students) Mark Josefsberg, an Alexander Technique teacher in New York City, talks with Robert Rickover about what Alexander’s work might look like if Alexander had been born in 1969 inste…
How important are a teacher’s hands for effective Alexander Technique teaching?
Sep 21, 2013 • 26 min
(This podcast is primarily for Alexander Technique teachers and students) Mark Josefsberg, an Alexander Technique teacher in New York City, talks with Robert Rickover about whether a teacher’s hands are crucial for teaching the Alexander Technique. Mar…
A student talks about her experiences learning the Alexander Technique through Skype coaching sessions
Sep 19, 2013 • 13 min
Louise Edington, an evolutionary astrologer and life coach, talks with Robert Rickover about her experiencess with Alexander Technique coaching via Skype with Los Angeles Alexander Technique teacher Sharon Jacubecy. Louise’s website:
An interesting new development in Alexander Technique directing
Sep 4, 2013 • 34 min
(Although primarily for Alexander Technique teachers and students, this podcast can potentially be useful for anyone.) Jennifer Roig-Francoli, an Alexander Technique teacher in Cincinnati, Ohio talks with Robert Rickover about a discovery she’s made ab…
The Alexander Technique and stress reduction
Sep 4, 2013 • 22 min
Carolyn Nicholls, an Alexander Technique teacher in Brighton, England, talks about ways in which the Technique can help people deal effectively with stress. Carolyn’s website: alexandertechniquebr…
A former attorney talks about her experiences as a student of the Alexander Technique
Aug 26, 2013 • 23 min
Karen Krueger, now an Alexander Technique teacher, talks about her experiences taking lessons in Alexander Technique with Robert Rickover. Karen was a partner in a large New York City law firm and new teaches in mid-town Manhattan. Website:
Conscious Eating and the Alexander Technique
Aug 19, 2013 • 11 min
Eileen Troberman, an Alexander Technique teacher in San Diego, California and Robert Rickover discuss the relatinship of the Alexander Technique to conscious eating. Eileen’s website: alexandertechnique…
One teacher’s experiences with developing her practice and what other teachers can learn from them
Aug 15, 2013 • 19 min
(This podcast is primarily for Alexander Technique teachers and students.) Karen Krueger, an Alexander Technique teacher in New York City talks with Robert Rickover about some lessons she’s learned about effective marketing. Karen’s website, on which y…
How the Alexander Technique can help with vision improvement - Part 2
Aug 12, 2013 • 24 min
Peter Grunwald, an Alexander Technique and vision improvement teacher in New Zealand, talks with Robert Rickover about his work, and how it is informed by the Alexander Technique, in more detail. Peter’s website: eyebody.c…
Strategies for effective use of Alexander Technique directions
Aug 10, 2013 • 32 min
(This podcast is primarily for Alexander Technique teachers and students.) Robert Rickover, an Alexander Technique teacher in Lincoln, Nebraska and Toronto, Canada talks with Mark Josefsberg about the strategic use of Alexander Technique directions. …
Alexander Technique teaching and learning traps
Aug 10, 2013 • 25 min
(This podcast is primarily for Alexander Technique teachers and students.) Robert Rickover, an Alexander Technique teacher in Lincoln, Nebraska and Toronto, Canada talks with Mark Josefsberg about some common obstacles faced by students and teachers…
How the Alexander Technique can help with vision improvement - Part 1
Aug 5, 2013 • 24 min
Peter Grunwald, an Alexander Technique and vision improvement teacher in New Zealand, talks with Robert Rickover about his work, and how it is informed by the Alexander Technique. Peter’s website: eyebody.com Robert te…
How the Alexander Technique and Chiropractic can complement each other
Jul 29, 2013 • 19 min
Philip Schalow, an Alexander Technique tacher and chiropractor in Rockford, Illinois, talks with Robert Rickover about these two approaches to improved functioning. Philip’s chiropractic website: myrockfordc…
How the Alexander Technique can help with Repetitive Strain Injury
Jul 22, 2013 • 23 min
Diya Cruz, an Alexander Technique teacher in North Berkeley, California, talks with Robert Rickover about her experience with severe Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI) and how the Technique can help people with RSI. Diya’s website:
Surprising new Uses for Alexander Technique negative directions
Jun 22, 2013 • 25 min
Robert Rickover, an Alexander Technique teacher in Lincoln, Nebraska and Toronto, Canada talks with Amy Ward Brimmer about some surprising new uses for negative directions. Robert’s website: alexandertec…
How the Alexander Technique can help with pregnancy and childbirth
Jun 17, 2013 • 25 min
Eileen Troberman, an Alexander Technique teacher in San Diego, California, is interviewed by Sunny Gaul, host of Preggie Pals, about the usefulness of the Technique for expecting mothers. Eileen’s website:
Marjorie Barstow’s Teaching - 7
Jun 17, 2013 • 33 min
(This podcast is primarily for teachers and students of the Alexander Technique) Conversation with Robert Rickover and Jeremy Chance, both students of the late Marjorie Barstow. Jeremy’s website: BodyChance.co…
Effective marketing of your Alexander Technique teaching practice
Jun 11, 2013 • 35 min
(This podcast is primarily for Alexander Technique teachers and teacher-trainees) Jeremy Chance, an Alexander Technique teacher in Japan and Australia, talks with Robert Rickover about his 12-point marketing process for Alexander teachers. Jeremy’s Al…
Taking a fresh look at posture with the Alexander Technique
Jun 10, 2013 • 23 min
Lindsay Newitter, an Alexander Technique teacher in New York City, talks with Robert Rickover about some common mis-percesptions about posture and how the Technique can help you improve your own posture. Lindsay’s website:
Alexander Technique teaching procedure: “Hands on Back of Chair”
Jun 8, 2013 • 6 min
(This podcast is primarily for Alexander Technique students and teachers.) Alexander Technique teachers Eileen Troberman and Robert Rickover discuss "Hands on Back of Chair." This interview was originally posted in Alexander Talk -
Alexander Technique teaching procedure: “Whispered Ah”
Jun 8, 2013 • 8 min
(This podcast is primarily for Alexander Technique students and teachers.) Alexander Technique teachers Eileen Troberman and Robert Rickover discuss the "whispered ah." This interview was originally posted in Alexander Talk -
Alexander Technique teaching procedure: Mirror Work
Jun 7, 2013 • 5 min
(This podcast is primarily for Alexander Technique students and teachers.) Alexander Technique teachers Eileen Troberman and Robert Rickover discuss mirror work. This interview was originally posted in Alexander Talk -
Alexander Technique teaching procedure: Group Teaching
Jun 6, 2013 • 9 min
(This podcast is primarily for Alexander Technique students and teachers.) Alexander Technique teachers Eileen Troberman and Robert Rickover discuss group teaching. This interview was originally posted in Alexander Talk -
Alexander Technique teaching procedure: The “Monkey”
Jun 6, 2013 • 6 min
(This podcast is primarily for Alexander Technique students and teachers.) Alexander Technique teachers Eileen Troberman and Robert Rickover discuss the Monkey. This interview was originally posted in Alexander Talk -
How the Alexander Technique can help with depression
Jun 3, 2013 • 24 min
Daska Hatton, now an Alexander Technique teacher in London, England, talks with Robert Rickover about her initial experiences with the Technique and how it helped alleviate her depression symptoms. Daska’s website: d…
An Alexander Technique student talks about how the Alexander Technique helped her alleviate her long-standing backpain
May 27, 2013 • 24 min
Wendy Coblentz talks with Robert Rickover about the many mainstream and alternative healing methods she explored before finding the Alexander Technique. She has written a book about about her experiences. Wendy’s Alexander teacher is John Baron, a teac…
The Pilates Method and the Alexander Technique
May 20, 2013 • 24 min
Kristen Fryer, an Alexander Techique teacher and Fletcher Pilates instructor in Cincinnati, Ohio talks about the similarities and differences between the two methods of self improvement. Kristen’s website: IntuitPil…
The Alexander Technique and Chiropractic- Information for Alexander Teachers and Students
May 16, 2013 • 25 min
Philip Schalow, an Alexander Technique teacher and chiropractor in Rockford, Illinois talks with Robert Rickover about chiropractic and what Alexander teachers and students may find useful to understand about it’s approach to wellbeing. Philip’s Alexa…
How the Alexander Technique can be a useful antidote for boredom
May 13, 2013 • 18 min
Amy Ward Brimmer, an Alexander Technique teacher in Newtown and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, talks with Robert Rickover about ways in which the Alexander Technique can help relieve boredom. Amy’s website: wayopen…
How the Alexander Technique can help you deal with stress
May 6, 2013 • 25 min
Mark Josefsberg, an Alexander Technique teacher in New York City, talks with Robert Rickover about ways in which the Alexander Technique can help you deal with stress. Mark’s webste: markjosefsberg.com Robert te…
What horses can teach us about balance and coordination
Apr 29, 2013 • 25 min
Jo Ann Widner, an Alexander Technique teacher in Richmond, Virginia, talks with Robert Rickover about ways in which horses can be enlisted to teach you how to improve your balance and coordination. Jo Ann’s website: jowid…
How the Alexander Technique can help Argintine Tango Dancers
Apr 22, 2013 • 26 min
Brett Hershey, an Alexander Technique and Argentine Tango teacher in Los Angeles, talks about ways in which the Technique can help Argentine Tango dancers. Brett’s website: alexandertango.com Robert teaches in …
Simplifying the combination of Up With Gravity with Alexander Technique Negative Directions
Apr 1, 2013 • 24 min
John Macy, an Alexander Technique teacher and physical therapist in Omaha, Nebraska, talks with Robert Rickover about ways to make the combined use of the Up With GravitySM proc…
Key ways to Increase the audience for your Alexander Technique Blog
Mar 31, 2013 • 29 min
Alexander Technique teachers Robert Rickover and Imogen Ragone discuss ways to make your blog posts effective in reaching your target audience - including being usefully listed at AlexanderTechniqueBlogs.com…
A student of talks about her experiences with the Alexander Technique
Mar 25, 2013 • 16 min
Alexander Technique student Rena Anya Deveza, a student of TomVasiliades in New York City, talks with Robert Rickover about her experiences with the Alexander Technique. Robert teaches in Lincoln, Nebraska and Toront…
Review of The Posture Workbook by Alexander Technique teacher Carolyn Nicholls
Mar 18, 2013 • 16 min
Imogen Ragone, an Alexander Technique teacher in Wilmington, Delaware, talks with Robert Rickover about The Posture Workbook, and the Alexander Technique appro…
How to use the Alexander Technique Constructive Rest position as a laboratory for experimenting with ways to improve your functioning - Part 3
Mar 11, 2013 • 20 min
Imogen Ragone, an Alexander Technique teacher in Wilmington, Delaware, talks about how the constructive rest position an be used as a platform for experimenting with
The growing importance of having a mobile version of your Alexander Technique website
Mar 11, 2013 • 20 min
(This podcast is primarily for Alexander Technique teachers - but is of interest also to anyone with a website) Alexander Technique teachers Robert Rickover and Imogen Ragone discuss the options for creating a smart phone version of your website using …
How to use the Alexander Technique Constructive Rest position as a laboratory for experimenting with ways to improve your functioning - Part 2
Mar 4, 2013 • 23 min
Imogen Ragone, an Alexander Technique teacher in Wilmington, Delaware, talks with Robert Rickover about how the constructive rest position an be used as a platform for experimenting with the…
The teaching of Walter Carrington, and it’s role in the development of the Alexander Technique after Alexander’s death
Mar 1, 2013 • 59 min
Robert Rickover and John Nicholls talk about their experiences with Walter Carrington and about his influence on the developlment of the Alexander Technique. John’s website: atnyc.us Robert’s website:…
How to use the Alexander Technique Constructive Rest position as a laboratory for experimenting with ways to improve your functioning - Part 1
Feb 25, 2013 • 22 min
Imogen Ragone, an Alexander Technique teacher in Wilmington, Delaware, talks with Robert Rickover about how the constructive rest position an be used as a platform for experimenting with Alexander Technique
A professional flutist and singer talks about her experiences with the Alexander Technique
Feb 18, 2013 • 22 min
Lindsey Goodman, a professional flutist and singer in Columbus, Ohio talks with Robert Rickover about ways in the Alexander Technique has helped her with her singing career. Lindsey’s website: lindseygoodman.com…
The Dart Procedures and the Alexander Technique
Feb 15, 2013 • 24 min
(This podcast is primarily for Alexander Technique students and teachers.) Robin Simmons, an Alexander Technique teacher in Zurich and Brig, Switzerland, talks with Robert Rickover about the origins of the Dart Procedures and about their usefulness in …
How the Alexander Technique can help with Parenting
Feb 11, 2013 • 20 min
Cecile Raynor, an Alexander Technique teacher in Boston, Massachusetts, talks with Robert Rickover about the ways in which the Technique can help you be a less-stressed, and better, parent. Cecile’s website: alexa…
An Alexander Technique teacher talks about her experience using With Gravity while walking on a windy day
Feb 2, 2013 • 5 min
Imogen Ragone, an Alexander Technique teacher in Wilmington, Delaware, talks with Robert Rickover about her experince using Up With GravitySM while walking on a windy day. Imogen’…
Combining Up With Gravity with Alexander Technique Negative Directions
Feb 2, 2013 • 30 min
Robert Rickover, an Alexander Technique teacher in Lincoln, Nebraska and Toronto, Canada, talks with Imogen Ragone about two ways to incorporate Alexander Technique Negative Directions into Parts 1 and …
The Alexander Technique approach to achieving good posture
Jan 28, 2013 • 21 min
Carolyn Nicholls, an Alexander Technique teacher in Brighton, England, talks with Robert Rickover about how the Alexander Technique can help you improve your posture. Carolyn’s website: alexande…
The Alexander Technique and Rolfing
Jan 22, 2013 • 21 min
Rebecca Lisak, an Alexander Technique teacher and Certified Advanced Rolfer in Philadelphia talks with Robert Rickover about the relationships she’s found between these two methods. Rebecca’s website:
How the Alexander Technique can help Photographers
Jan 14, 2013 • 20 min
Jano Cohen, an Alexander Technique teacher in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania talk with Robert Rickover about ways in which the Technique can help a photographer work more effectively and with less tension. Jano’s website:
The teaching of Walter Carrington and Dilys Carrington
Jan 8, 2013 • 30 min
Robert Rickover and Carolyn Nicholls talk about their experiences with these two master teachers. Carolyn’s website: alexandertechniquebrighton.co.uk Robert’s website:
How the Alexander Technique can help with recovery from addiction
Jan 7, 2013 • 24 min
Becca Ferguson, an Alexander Technique teacher in Urbana, Illinois talks with Robert Rickover about her experience with addiction and ways in which the Alexander Technique can help the recovery process. Becca’s website:
Alexander Technique Constructive Rest Guided Talk-Through
Dec 27, 2012 • 11 min
Imogen Ragone, an Alexander Technique teacher in Wilmington, Delaware, provides a guided talk-through which you can listen to as you lie down in Constructive Rest. In 2016 Imogen released a new, updated and extended
How the Alexander Technique can support your spiritual practice
Dec 17, 2012 • 21 min
Joanie Mercer, an Alexander Technique teacher in Austin, Texas, talks with Robert Rickover about the usefulness of the Alexander Technique for people on a spiritual path. Joanie’s website: joanie-mercer.com R…
How the Alexander Technique can help special needs Children
Dec 10, 2012 • 25 min
Gal Ben-or, an Alexander Technique teacher in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv, talks about the usefulness of the Technique for special needs children. Gal’s website: galbenorat.blogspot.com Robert teaches in Linco…
The Alexander Technique and Parenting
Dec 3, 2012 • 20 min
Amy Ward Brimmer, an Alexander Technique teacher in Newtown and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, talks with Robert Rickover about the usefulness of the Alexander Technique for parents. Amy’s website: wayopenscenter.c…
The Alexander Technique, the Bates Method and Vision Re-education
Nov 26, 2012 • 21 min
Sally Kirk, an Alexander Technique teacher and a teacher of the Bates Method of vision re-education, talks with Robert Rickover about these two processes. and how they can complement each other. Sally works in Bath and Bristol, UK. Website
The Usefulness of Alexander Technique Constructive Rest
Nov 19, 2012 • 20 min
Diana Rumrill, an Alexander Technique teacher and physical therapist in Washington, DC, talks about this process, and it’s usefuness. Diana’s website: harmoniousbodies.com Robert teaches in Lincoln, Nebraska a…
How the Alexander Technique can help you stand comfortably at work
Oct 29, 2012 • 25 min
Thea Tupelo, an Alexander Technique teacher in Charlottesville, Virginia, talks with Robert Rickover about the the dangers of sitting at work, and how the Technique can help you stand with ease while working. Thea’s website:
How the Alexander Technique can help with pregnancy and childbirth
Oct 22, 2012 • 23 min
Cecile Raynor, an Alexander Technique teacher in Boston, Massachusetts, talks with Robert Rickover about the ways in which the Technique can help you go through pregancy and childbirth with greater ease and comfort. Cecile’s website:
The Alexander Technique and mindfulness practices
Oct 1, 2012 • 22 min
Robert Rickover talks with Cecile Raynor, an Alexander Technique teacher in Boston, Massachusetts, about the ways in which the Technique can support and enhance mindfulness practices. Cecile’s website: alexandert…
An Alexander Technique teacher talks about her experiences with Up With Gravity - Part 2
Sep 24, 2012 • 25 min
Imogen Ragone, an Alexander Technique teacher in Wilmington, Delaware, talks with Robert Rickover about her experiences with the second phase of Up With GravitySM Imogen’s website…
The Alexander Technique and the “stiff necked” people of the Bible
Sep 18, 2012 • 27 min
Robert Rickover, an Alexander Technique teacher in Lincoln, Nebraska and Toronto, Canada, talks with Amy Ward Brimmer about the phrase "stiff necked people" that appears many times in the Bible and how it relates to Alexander Technique teachi…
How the Alexander Technique can help Tai Chi students and teachers
Sep 13, 2012 • 20 min
Jano Cohen, an Alexander Technique teacher in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania talks with Robert Rickover about ways in which the Technique can help Tai Chi teachers and students. Jano’s website: alexander…
Some thoughts about F. Matthias Alexander and Gravity
Sep 12, 2012 • 11 min
Imogen Ragone, an Alexander Technique teacher in Wilmington, Delaware, interviews Robert Rickover about F. Matthias Alexander’s ideas about gravity, and how Up With GravitySM fits…
Some thoughts about Gravity
Sep 12, 2012 • 11 min
Imogen Ragone, an Alexander Technique teacher in Wilmington, Delaware, interviews Robert Rickover about his thoughts on gravity, developed during the creation of the Up With GravitySM…
An Alexander Technique teacher talks about her experiences with Up With Gravity - Part 1
Sep 4, 2012 • 19 min
Imogen Ragone, an Alexander Technique teacher in Wilmington, Delaware, talks with Robert Rickover about her experiences with the first phase of Up With GravitySM
An Artist’s Experience with the Alexander Technique
Aug 27, 2012 • 18 min
Margaret Almon, a glass mosaic artist in Lansdale, Pennsylvania, and student of Alexander Technique teacher Ted Hallman, talks about her experience with the Alexander Technique and how it helps her work with less strain and pain. Margaret’s website:
A woodworker and desginer of woodworking tools talks about the Alexander Technique’s influence on how he works
Aug 20, 2012 • 28 min
Joel Moskowitz, the owner of Tools for Working Wood in Brooklyn, New York, talks with Robert Rickover about the ways in which his Alexander Technique lessons have helped him with his work and with his approach to the design of woodworking tools. Joel’…
Choosing an Alexander Technique Teacher Training Course
Aug 14, 2012 • 9 min
(This podcast is primarily for Alexander Technique teachers and students.) Eileen Troberman, an Alexander Technique teacher in San Diego, California, talks with Robert Rickover about some things for potential students to consider when choosing a traini…
How the Alexander Technique can help performers function at their best
Aug 13, 2012 • 24 min
Amira Glaser, an Alexander Technique teacher in New York City, talks about ways in which the Alexander Technique can help performers function at their best. Amira’s website: amiraglaser.com Robert …
Marjorie Barstow’s teaching - 6
Aug 13, 2012 • 37 min
(This podcast is mainly for Alexander Technique teachers and students.) Conversation with Robert Rickover and Franis Engel, both students of the late Marjorie Barstow. Franis’ website franis.org Robert’s website:
Choosing an Alexander Technique Teacher Training Course
Aug 10, 2012 • 29 min
(This podcast is primarily for Alexander Technique teachers and students.) Diana Rumrill, an Alexander Technique teacher in Washington, DC, talks with Robert Rickover about some things for potential students to consider when choosing a training course….
The Sociology of the Alexander Technique
Aug 7, 2012 • 32 min
(This podcast is primarily for Alexander Technique teachers and students.) Dr Jen Tarr, the author of Educating with the hands: working on the body/self in Alexander Technique, talks with Robert Rickover about her study of the sociology of the…
The Benefits of Alexander Technique Constructive Rest
Aug 6, 2012 • 21 min
Cecile Raynor, an Alexander Technique teacher in Boston, Massachusetts, talks about the ways constructive rest can help you release harmful tension. Cecile’s website: alexandertec.com Robert teaches in Lincoln…
Marjorie Barstow’s teaching - 5
Aug 5, 2012 • 27 min
(This podcast is primarily for Alexander Technique teachers and students.) Conversation with Robert Rickover and Joanie Mercer, both students of the late Marjorie Barstow. Joanie’s website joanie-mercer.com R…
Marjorie Barstow’s Teaching - 4
Jul 10, 2012 • 34 min
(This podcast is primarily for Alexander Technique teachers and students.) Conversation with Robert Rickover and Ariel Weiss, both students of the late Marjorie Barstow. Ariel’s website alexander…
Taking Negative Alexander Technique Directions in new Directions
Jul 9, 2012 • 20 min
(This podcast is primarily for teachers and students of the Alexander Technique) Patrick Smith, a guitarist and long-time Alexander Technique student in the Washington, DC area, talks with Robert Rickover about his experiences in applying negative dire…
The Alexander Technique and the Pilates Method
Jul 9, 2012 • 20 min
Jane Staggs, an Alexander Technique teacher and Pilates Instructor in Cambridge, England, talks about ways in which the Alexander Technique and the Pilates Method can complement each other. Jane’s website:
Robert Rickover and Eileen Troberman discuss the possibilities for Alexander Technique self-study
Jul 4, 2012 • 11 min
(This podcast is primarily for Alexander Technique teachers and students.) Robert and Eileen discuss the pros and cons of studying the Alexnder Technique with little or no in-person contact with a teacher. This conversation was originally recorded for …
How the Alexander Technique can help improve your child’s posture
Jul 2, 2012 • 24 min
Richard Brennan, an Alexander Technique teacher in Galway, Ireland talks about ways in which the Alexander Technique can help imporve childrens’ posture. Richard’s website: alexander.ie Robert tea…
Robert Rickover and Eileen Troberman discuss the usefulness of distance teaching
Jul 1, 2012 • 7 min
(This podcast is primarily for Alexander Technique teachers and students.) Robert and Eileen discuss the pros and cons of distance teaching. This conversation was originally recorded for alexandertalk.com, before…
Sharon Jakubecy talks about using Skype
Jun 27, 2012 • 15 min
(This podcast is primarily for Alexander Technique teachers and students.) Robert Rickover talks with Sharon Jakubecy, an Alexander Technique teacher in Los Angeles, about using Skype for distance teaching. Sharon’s website:
Mark Josefsberg talks about using Skype
Jun 27, 2012 • 16 min
(This podcast is primarily for Alexander Technique teachers and students.) Robert Rickover talks with Mark Josefsberg, an Alexander Technique teacher in New York City, about using Skype for distance teaching. Mark’s website:
How the Alexander Technique can help your recovery from an injury
Jun 25, 2012 • 14 min
Jano Cohen, an Alexander Technique teacher in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania talks with Robert Rickover about ways in which the Technique can help facilitate recovery from an injury and lessen pain. Jano’s website:
Marjorie Barstow’s Teaching - 3
Jun 22, 2012 • 39 min
(This podcast is primarily for Alexander Technique teachers and students.) Conversation with Robert Rickover and Jano Cohen, both students of the late Marjorie Barstow. Jano’s website alexandertechni…
How the Alexander Technique can help people with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Jun 11, 2012 • 21 min
Becca Ferguson, an Alexander Technique teacher in Urbana and Chicago, Illinois talks with Robert Rickover about the role the Alexander Technique in helping people with PTSD release the physical tensions that are a part of this condition. Becca’s websit…
How the Alexander Technique can help you walk with greater ease and safety
Jun 4, 2012 • 26 min
Amy Ward Brimmer, an Alexander Technique teacher in Newtown and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, talks with Robert Rickover about ways in which the Alexander Technique can make your walking easier, safer and more pleasureable. Amy’s website:
Interview with Alexander Technique teacher Robert Rickover
May 27, 2012 • 65 min
(This podcast is primarily for Alexander Technique teachers and students.) Luke Ford interviews Robert Rickover, a teacher in Lincoln, Nebraska and Toronto Canada about his experiences with the Technique over the past 35-plus years. Robert’s website:
Interview with Alexander Technique teacher Bill Plake
May 25, 2012 • 48 min
(This podcast is primarily for Alexander Technique teachers and students. The audio quality is not the best, but Bill has some very interesting things to say.) Luke Ford interviews Bill Plake, a teacher in Los Angeles. Bill’s website:
How the Alexander Technique can help Yoga practioners and teachers
May 21, 2012 • 25 min
Alice Riccardi, a yoga instructor and Alexander Technique teacher in Portland, Maine, talks with Robert Rickover about how the principles of the Alexander Technique can enhance yoga practice and teaching. Alice’s website:
Working with students who have Rheumatoid Arthritis
May 17, 2012 • 21 min
(This podcast is primarily for Alexander Technique teachers and students) Alexander Technique teacher Jo Ann Widner talks with Robert Rickover about how she works with students who have Rheumatoid Arthritis. Jo Ann lives in…
What is Alexander Technique Constructive Rest and how can it be used to enhance your well-being?
May 14, 2012 • 18 min
David Nesmith, an Alexander Technique teacher in Columbus, Ohio, talks with Robert Rickover about constructive rest and how it can help you return to a state of greater freedom and ease. David’s website: poisedforlif…
The Future of Alexander Technique teaching
May 12, 2012 • 37 min
(This podcast is primarily for Alexander Technique teachers and students) Alexander Technique teachers Michael Frederick and Robert Rickover talk about the state of Alexander teaching today, and what the prospects are for the future. Michael teaches in…
Working with Students who are Healing from an Injury
May 11, 2012 • 14 min
(This podcast is mainly for Alexander Technique teachers and students.) Debi Adams, an Alexander Technique teacher in Boston, Massachusetts, talks about with Robert Rickover about an aspect of healing from an injury that Alexander Technique teachers mi…
How the Alexander Technique can help you improve your speaking and presentation skills
May 7, 2012 • 21 min
Mary Naden, a voice, speach and presentation coach and Alexander Technique teacher in Tacoma Park, Maryland, talks with Robert Rickover about ways in which the Technique can help your improve your speaking and presentation skills. Mary’s website:
Working with Pregnant Women
May 4, 2012 • 34 min
(This podcast is primarily for Alexander Technique teachers and students) Alexander Technique teacher, childbirth educator, and doula, Ilana Machover, gives advice to AT teachers who have occasion to work with pregnant women. Ilana lives in London, Eng…
Marjorie Barstow’s Teaching - 2
May 2, 2012 • 44 min
(This podcast is primarliy for Alexander Technique teachers and students) Conversation with Robert Rickover and Balinda Mello, both students of the late Marjorie Barstow. Balinda’s website: alextechmotion.com
An Alexander Technique perspective on user-friendly chair design
Apr 30, 2012 • 23 min
Galen Cranz, a Professor of Architecture at the University of California, Berkeley, and an Alexander Technique teacher, talks about the history of the chair, and how to choose and use a chair that will put minimal stress on your body. Galen is the auth…
How the Alexander Technique can help musicians
Apr 9, 2012 • 23 min
Bill Plake, an Alexander Technique teacher and critically acclaimed musician (saxophone and flute) in South Pasadena, California talks with Robert Rickover about ways in which the Alexander Technique can help musicians. Bill’s website:
What is the “head” of “head forward and up”?
Apr 3, 2012 • 23 min
(This podcast is primarily of interest to Alexander Technique teachers and students.) Alexander Technique teacher Galen Cranz talks with Robert Rickover about our heads and why there are considerably more complex than most of us tend to assume, and why…
The Power of Alexander Technique Constructive Rest
Apr 2, 2012 • 15 min
Amy Ward Brimmer, an Alexander Technique teacher in Philadelphia and Newtown, Pennsylvania, talks with Robert Rickover about the power of constructive rest for releasing harmful tensions. Amy’s website: wayopens…
Marjorie Barstow’s Teaching - 1
Apr 2, 2012 • 56 min
(This podcast is primarily of interest to Alexander Technique teachers and students.) Conversation with Robert Rickover and Michael Frederick, both long-time students of the late Marjorie Barstow. Robert’s website:
Marjorie Barstow and Marjory Barlow
Mar 29, 2012 • 59 min
(This podcast is mainly for Alexander Technique teachers and students) Marjorie Barstow and Marjory Barlow - Conversation with Robert Rickove and Mike Cross about the parallels and differences between these two master teachers. Robert’s website:
How the Alexander Technique can enhance your presentation skills
Mar 26, 2012 • 19 min
Sharon Jakubecy, an Alexander Technique teacher in Los Angeles, talks with Robert Rickover about the value of the Alexander Technique for public speaking, job interviews, feeling comfortable with a group of strangers, and any situation where the way yo…
How the Alexander Technique can help Massage Therapists work with less strain
Mar 19, 2012 • 20 min
Jano Cohen, an Alexander Technique teacher and Massage Therapist in Philadelphia talks with Robert Rickover about ways in which the Alexander Technique can help Massage Therapists. Jano’s website: a…
How you can use and benefit from Alexander Technique Constructive Rest
Mar 12, 2012 • 21 min
Ruth Rootberg, an Alexander Technique teacher in Amherst, Massachusetts, talks with Robert Rickover about the constructive rest process and how you can use it as a framework for exploring Alexander Technique directions. Ruth’s website:
Working with Children - Suggestions for Alexander Technique Teachers
Mar 10, 2012 • 31 min
(This podcast is primarily for teachers of the Alexander Technique) Gal Ben-or. an Alexander Technique teacher in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv Israel, talks with Robert Rickover about some of the considerations involved in working with children. Gal’s websit…
The extreme interconnectivity of the web and how it can help Alexander Technique teachers
Mar 9, 2012 • 18 min
(This podcast is mainly for Alexander Technique teachers) Alexander Technique teachers Robert Rickover and Imogen Ragone discuss the extreme inter-connectiveness of today’s web and how it can help teachers who have a web presence.
How the Alexander Technique can help you improve your posture
Mar 5, 2012 • 25 min
Richard Brennan, an Alexander Technique teacher in Galway, Ireland talks with Robert Rickover about ways in which Alexander Technique lessons can help you improve your posture. Richard’s website: alexander.ie Robe…
Using Negative Alexander Technique Directions
Feb 27, 2012 • 21 min
(This podcast is primarily for Alexander Technique students and teachers) Imogen Ragone, an Alexander Technique teacher in Wilmington, Delaware, talks with Robert Robert Rickover about the usefulness of negative directions for teachers and students of …
How the Alexander Technique can enhance your spiritual practice
Feb 27, 2012 • 19 min
Jon Bernie, an Alexander Technique teacher, spiritual teacher, and healer in San Francisco, talks about ways in which the Technique can be helpful for people who are on a spiritual path. Jon’s website: j…
The usefulness of Alexander Technique Constructive Rest as a self-help tool
Feb 20, 2012 • 20 min
Imogen Ragone, an Alexander Technique teacher in Wilmington, Deleware, talks with Robert Rickover about the constructive rest process and it’s usefulness for anyone who wants to release harmful tension and function more effectively. Imogen’s website:
More on the usefulness of Negative Alexander Technique Directions
Feb 19, 2012 • 37 min
(This podcast is primarily for Alexander Technique teachers and students)Amy Ward Brimmer, an Alexander Technique teacher in New Town and Philadelphia, Pennsyvania again talks with Robert Robert Rickover about her experiences with negative directions a…
The role of Alexander Technique organizations in promoting the Technique on the web
Feb 16, 2012 • 30 min
(This podcast is primarily for Alexander Technique teachers and students.)Alexander Technique teachers Robert Rickover and Imogen Ragone discuss the role of Alexander Technique organizations in promoting the Technique on the web. Robert teaches in Linc…
How the Alexander Technique can enhance psychotherapy
Feb 13, 2012 • 25 min
Juliet Carter, an Alexander Technique Teacher and psychotherapist in London, England talks with Robert Rickover about ways in which the Technique can complement psychotherapy. Juliet’s website: julietcarter.com Ro…
The use of blogs, audio and video, email marketing and eBooks to enhance your Alexander Technique site
Feb 13, 2012 • 34 min
(This Podcast is primarily for Alexander Technique teachers.)Alexander Technique teachers Robert Rickover and Imogen Ragone discuss the use of the use of blogs, audio and video, email marketing and eBooks to enhance the effectiveness of your website. …
A retired pediatric surgeon talks about the benefits of the Alexander Technique
Feb 6, 2012 • 15 min
Dr. Susan Adelman, MD talks with Robert Rickover about her experiences as a student of the Alexander Technique and suggests a number of medical symptoms for which it may be useful. Susan now works as an artist in Ferndale, Michigan. Susan’s website:
How Alexander Technique Constructive Rest can help you release harmful tension
Jan 30, 2012 • 21 min
Alice Riccardi, a yoga instructor and Alexander Technique teacher in Portland, Maine, talks with Robert Rickover about the benefits of regular constructive rest. Alice’s website: portlandpowe…
Using social media to enhance the effectiveness of your Alexander Technique website
Jan 27, 2012 • 27 min
(This podcast is primarily for Alexander Technique teachers and teacher-trainees) Alexander Technique teachers Robert Rickover and Imogen Ragone discuss the use of social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter to enhance the effectiveness of your web…
How the Alexander Technique can complement Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture
Jan 23, 2012 • 28 min
Amira Glaser, an Alexander Technique teacher in New York City, talks with Robert Rickover about connections between the underlying concepts of the Technique and Traditional Chinese Medicine and how the two systems can complement each other. Amira’s We…
Important design considerations for an Alexander Technique website
Jan 21, 2012 • 26 min
(This podcast is primarily for Alexander Technique teachers and teacher-trainees) Robert Rickover and Imogen Ragone discuss why a website is so crucial for Alexander Technique teachers and ways to make your Alexander Technique website an effective reso…
Using Negative Alexander Technique Directions
Jan 16, 2012 • 34 min
Note: This podcast is primarily for Alexander Technique students and teachers.Amy Ward Brimmer interviews Robert Rickover, an Alexander Technique teacher in Lincoln, Nebraska and Toronto, Canada about the use of negative (sometimes called inhibitory) A…
How the Alexander Technique can enhance the effectiveness of non-violent direct action
Jan 16, 2012 • 21 min
Amy Ward Brimmer, an Alexander Technique teacher in Newtown and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, talks with Robert Rickover about ways in which the Alexander Technique can help participants in non violent direct action remain centered and peaceful during n…
How the Alexander Technique can help people with spondylitis and other chronic conditions
Jan 9, 2012 • 25 min
Matt Pressman, an Alexander Technique teacher in Delray Beach, Florida, talks with Robert Rickover about his experience with spondylitis, and how the Alexander Technique helped with relieving chronic pain. Matt’s website:
How the Alexander Technique can help Singers and Singing Teachers
Jan 2, 2012 • 24 min
Marieke Schuurs, a singer, singing teacher, Body Mapping Educator and Alexander Technique teacher trainee in Eugene, Oregon, talks with Robert Rickover about the ways in which the Technique informs her singing and teaching. Marieke’s website:
How the Alexander Technique can help Dancers
Dec 26, 2011 • 22 min
Ariel Weiss, an Alexander Technique teacher in Philadelphia, talks with Robert Rickover about the usefulness of the Alexander Technique for dancers. Ariel’s website: alexandertechniquephiladelphia.c…
How the Alexander Technique can help Children
Dec 19, 2011 • 25 min
Gal Ben-or, an Alexander Technique teacher in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv, talks with Robert Rickover about the usefulness of the Technique for children. Gal’s website: galbenorat.blogspot.com Robert teaches in…
How the Alexander Technique can help Yoga Students and Instructors
Dec 12, 2011 • 23 min
Joan Arnold, an Alexander Technique teacher in New York City and Columbia County in upstate New York, talks with Robert Rickover about ways in which the Technique can help make your yoga practice easier and safer. Joan’s website:
How the Alexander Technique can help Musicians
Dec 5, 2011 • 26 min
Michael Parkinson, a bassoonist and Alexander Technique teacher in Vienna, Austria, talks about his own experiences with the Technique, and ways in which it can help musicians. Michael’s website:
Focusing and the Alexander Technique
Nov 28, 2011 • 25 min
Lynn Rosen, an Alexander Technique teacher and teacher of Focusing in Santa Fe, New Mexico, talks with Robert Rickover about the connections between the Technique and Focusing. Lynn’s website: morebodyinfocusing…
How the Alexander Technique can help you breathe and speak more effectively
Nov 21, 2011 • 25 min
Michael Ostrow, an Alexander Technique teacher in New York City and Northern New Jersey, and student of the late Carl Stough, talks about ways in which the Technique can help improve breathing and vocal production. Michael’s website:
The Alexander Technique and ADHD: One Student’s Experience
Oct 31, 2011 • 17 min
Mike Cavaliere is Head of Product and app developer with Brainscape, a mobile study platform that helps people learn things faster. He is also a student of New York City Alexander Technique teacher Mark Josesfsberg and in this interview he talks about …
The Role of the Alexander Technique in Music Education
Oct 24, 2011 • 19 min
Robbin Marcus, an Alexander Technique teacher and music educator in Atlanta, Georgia, talks about ways in which the Alexander Technique can help music educators, music students and their parents. Robbin’s website:
How the Alexander Technique can enhance Zen Meditation
Oct 17, 2011 • 20 min
Michael Ostrow, an Alexander Technique teacher in New York City and Northern New Jersey talks about parallels between the Technique and Zen Buddhism and ways in which the Alexander Technique can help zen meditators sit in a quiet, balanced manner. Mich…
How the Alexander Technique can enhance your Spiritual Development
Oct 10, 2011 • 23 min
Sandra Bain Cushman, an Alexander Technique teacher in Charlottesville, Virginia talks about ways in which the Alexander Technique can help the process of spiritual development. Sandra’s website: sandrabainc…
A Guitar player talks about his experiences with the Alexander Technique
Oct 3, 2011 • 22 min
Patrick Smith, a guitarist living in Tacoma Park, Maryland and currently a student of Alexander Technique teacher David Jernigan, talks with Robert Rickover about how the Technique has helped his playing. Patrick’s website:
How the Alexander Technique can help people with Multiple Sclerosis
Sep 26, 2011 • 20 min
Marta Curbelo, an Alexander Technique teacher in New York City, Norwalk, Connecticut and Santa Fe, New Mexico talks with Robert Ricover about Multiple Sclerosis, and how the Technique can help people with MS.Marta’s website: .
How the Alexander Technique can help students of Tai Chi
Sep 12, 2011 • 21 min
Thomas Cook, an Alexander Technique teacher and Tai Chi instructor in Vienna, Austria talks with Robert Rickover about ways in which the Technique can help the Tai Chi student. Thomas’ website: ruecken-dynamik….
The Relationship between Professor John Dewey and F. Matthias Alexander
Sep 5, 2011 • 23 min
Dr. Terry Fitzgerald, an Alexander Technique teacher in Sydney, Australia talks with Robert Rickover about the relationship between Professor John Dewey, the "Father of American Education" and F. Matthias Alexander, the developer of the Alexa…
How the Alexander Technique can help performers
Aug 29, 2011 • 18 min
John Macy, an Alexander Technique teacher, Physical Therapist and Pilates instructor in Omaha, Nebraska talks with Robert Rickover about working with performers, particularly musicians. John’s website: alex…
How the Alexander Technique can enhance psychotherapy
Aug 22, 2011 • 20 min
Anthony Kingsley, an Alexander Technique Teacher and psychotherapist in London, England talks with Robert Rickover about the usefulness of the Alexander Technique for psychotherapy patients and therapists. Anthony’s website:
Recent scientific studies of the effects of Alexander Technique lessons on muscle tone and movement coordination
Aug 15, 2011 • 30 min
Tim Cacciatore, PhD is an Alexander Technique teacher, neuroscientist and currently a Senior Research Associate at the University College London Institute of Neurology in London England. In this interview he describes his research into muscle tone and …
Developmental Issues and the ability of Children to Learn how to Write
Aug 8, 2011 • 24 min
Loren Shlaes, an Alexander Technique teacher and Occupational Therapist in New York City talks about developmental issues that affect the ability of children to learn to write. Loren’s website: pediatricot.blo…
How the Alexander Technique can help your Breathing
Aug 1, 2011 • 22 min
Robert Rickover talks with Georgia Dias, a professional bossa nova singer and Alexander Technique teacher in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, about ways in which the Technique can help you breathe with less effort and greater efficiency. Georgia’s website:…
Introduction to the Alexander Technique
Jul 11, 2011 • 19 min
Dana Ben-Yehuda, an Alexander Technique teacher in Mt. View/Palo Alto California, describes the Technique in a conversation with Bonnie Coleen of Seeing Beyond on KEST Radio. Dana’s website: alexandert…
How the Alexander Technique can help people with Multiple Sclerosis
Jul 5, 2011 • 24 min
Susanna Scouller, an Alexander Technique teacher in London, England, talks with Robert Rickover about ways in which the Technique can help people with Multiple Sclerosis and other types of chronic pain. Susanna’s website
A Performance Artist and Fight Director talks about her experience with the Alexander Technique
Jun 27, 2011 • 17 min
Alexander Technique student Rowan Johnson, talks with Robert Rickover about her experiences with the Technique and how it has helped her with her work . Rowan’s website: rowanofficial.com Robert…
The Alexander Technique and the Feldenkrais Method: Similarities and Differences
Jun 20, 2011 • 28 min
Michael Frederick, an Alexander Technique teacher and Feldenkrais Practitioner in Los Angeles talks about the similarities and differences between the Alexander Technique and the Feldenkrais Method. Robert teaches in Lincoln, Nebraska and Toronto, Cana…
How the Alexander Technique can help Negotiators
Jun 13, 2011 • 20 min
Ashley Adams, a union organizer and negotiator in the Boston area, talks about the Alexander Technique and it’s usefulness in the negotiation process. Ashley’s website houseofcardsradio.com Robert teaches i…
How the Alexander Technique can help Singers
Jun 6, 2011 • 23 min
Georgia Dias, a professional Bossa Nova singer and Alexander Technique teacher in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, talks about ways in which the Technique can help a singer improve his or her singing voice and sing with less effort. Georgia’s website:
How the Alexander Technique can Enhance your Sports Performance
May 30, 2011 • 24 min
Adam Bailey, an Alexander Technique teacher in Cambridge and Maynard, Massachusetts and Amherst, New Hampshire talks about ways in which the Alexander Technique can enhance your sports performance. Adam’s website:
How the Alexander Technique can help a Screen Writer or Producer
May 23, 2011 • 20 min
Alexis Niki is an Alexander Technique teacher in Paris, France. She is also a screen writer and producer. In this podcast, Alexis talks about ways in which the Alexander Technique can help people workkng in those two stressful occupations. Alexis’ webs…
How the Alexander Technique can help with Rheumatoid Arthritis
May 16, 2011 • 23 min
Jo Ann Widner, an Alexander Technique teacher in Richmond, Virginia, talks about ways in which the Technique can help people with Rheumatoid Arthritis. Jo Ann’s website: jowidner.com Robert teaches in Lincoln, Nebrask…
An Alexander Technique student talks about her learning experiences
May 9, 2011 • 16 min
Elizabeth Gray, a writer, actor, singer and more, talks with Robert Rickover about her experiences learning the Technique. Elizaabeth is a student of Bill Plake, a teacher in Los Angeles, California. Elizabeth’s website:
How Musicians can benefit from the Alexander Technique
May 2, 2011 • 20 min
Pedro de Alcantara, an Alexander Technique teacher in Paris, France talks with Robert Rickover about ways the Alexander Technique can help musicians, and about his new book on that subject. Pedro’s website:
The Alexander Technique: A Balm for Back Pain
Apr 25, 2011 • 4 min
Josephine Gray, an Alexander Technique teacher in San Francisco is interviewed by Sarah Varney, the Health Reporter for NPR station KQED in San Francisco, and has been made available here with the kind permission of National Public Radio. Josephine’s w…
How the Alexander Technique can help your Yoga Practice
Apr 18, 2011 • 24 min
Thomas Cook, an Alexander Technique teacher in Vienna, Austria talks about ways in which the Technique can help with the practice of yoga. Thomas’ website: ruecken-dynamik.at Robert teaches in Lincoln, …
How the Alexander Technique can help with Pregnancy
Mar 27, 2011 • 30 min
Ilana Machover, an Alexander Technique teacher, childbirth educator and doula in London, England talks about the usefulness of the Alexander Technique in childbirth. Ilana’s website: homepage.ntlworld.com…
How the Alexander Technique can help with Childbirth
Mar 27, 2011 • 32 min
Ilana Machover, an Alexander Technique teacher, childbirth educator and doula in London, England talks about the usefulness of the Alexander Technique in childbirth. Ilana’s website: homepage.ntlworld.com…
How the Alexander Technique can help Chronic Pain Sufferers
Mar 20, 2011 • 19 min
Adam Bailey, an Alexander Technique teacher in Cambridge and Maynard, Massachusetts and Amherst, New Hampshire talks with Robert Rickover about how the Technique can help people suffering from chronic pain. Adam’s website:
The Alexander Technique and Education
Mar 13, 2011 • 20 min
Dr. Terry Fitzgerald, an Alexander Technique teacher in Sydney, Australia, talks about Alexander Technique principles and how they apply to education. Terry’s website: alexander-school.com Robert teaches i…
How Alexander Technique principles can help you sit more comfortably at Work
Mar 6, 2011 • 26 min
Ann Rodiger, an Alexander Technique teacher in New York City and author of How to Sit Your Body at Work: A guide to sitting at your workstation based on the Alexander Te…
How the Alexander Technique can enhance Physical Therapy
Feb 27, 2011 • 21 min
John Macy, an Alexander Technique teacher, Physical Therapist and Pilates instructor in Omaha, Nebraska talks about the relationship of the Technique to Physical Therapy. John’s website: alexandertec…
How the Alexander Technique can help your Poker Playing
Feb 13, 2011 • 20 min
Ashley Adams, a serious poker player, union organizer, negotiator and student of the Alexander Technique, talks with Robert Rickover about the Alexander Technique and poker. Ashley’s teacher and wife is Debi Adams, an Alexander Technique teacher in …
How the Alexander Technique compares and contrasts with other methods designed to improve physical functioning
Feb 6, 2011 • 41 min
Ari Gil, an Alexander Technique teacher in San Diego, talks with Robert Rickover about ways in which the Technique compares and contrasts with other methods designed to improve physical functioning, and with movement methods. Robert teaches in Lincoln,…
How the Alexander Technique can help you learn to Ski Better
Jan 30, 2011 • 28 min
Erik Bendix, an Alexander Technique teacher in Asheville, North Carolina, talks with Robert Rickover about the application of Alexander Technique principles to skiing. Erik’s website: movingmoment.com R…
How the Alexander Technique can help people with Chronic Pain
Jan 23, 2011 • 20 min
Lauren Hill, an Alexander Technique teacher in St. Paul and Park Rapids Minnesota, talks with Robert Rickover about the ways in which the Technique can help people suffering from chronic pain. Lauren’s website:
The Humility of the Hunt - Day 9 of Mind Body 40 Days
Jan 20, 2011 • 4 min
Sandra Bain Cushman reads Day 9 - The Humility of the Hunt from her forthcoming book Mind Body 40 Days. Sandra’s website: sandrabaincushman.com . More information…
Using the Alexander Technique to enhance your mind-body practice: the Five Relations
Jan 9, 2011 • 29 min
Robert Rickover talks with Sandra Bain Cushman, an Alexander Technique teacher in Charlottesville, Virginia, talks about the "five relations" and how they can help with your Mind-Body practice. Sandra is the author of the forthcoming book
How the Alexander Technique can Enhance Mind-Body Disciplines
Jan 9, 2011 • 23 min
Robert Rickover talks with Sandra Bain Cushman, an Alexander Technique teacher in Charlottesville, Virginia, talks about ways in which the Technique can help with Mind-Body practices. Sandra is the author of the forthcoming book Mind Body 40 Days
How the Alexander Technique can help you Exercise more Efficiently and Safely
Jan 1, 2011 • 25 min
Robert Rickover talks with Malcolm Balk, an Alexander Technique teacher in Montreal, Canada, about ways in which the Alexander Technique can enhance your exercise program. Malcolm is the co-author of Master the Art of Working Out:Raising Your P…
A Singer and Alexander Technique Teacher talks about ways the Technique can help Singers
Dec 22, 2010 • 33 min
Alan Bowers, an Alexander Technique teacher, singer, and singing teacher, in New York City talks with Robert Rickover about ways in which the Technique can help singers, with an emphasis on what happens before any sound is produced. Alan’s web…
A Singer and Alexander Technique Teacher explores two concepts related to singing and the Alexander Technique
Dec 22, 2010 • 27 min
Alan Bowers, an Alexander Technique teacher, singer, and singing teacher, in New York City talks with Robert Rickover in more detail about two concepts from the interview above: "beating the drum" and "resisting exhilation" and invi…
How the Alexander Technique can help you improve your Skiing
Dec 13, 2010 • 24 min
Adam Bailey, an Alexander Technique teacher in Cambridge and Maynard, Massachusetts and Amherst, New Hampshire, talks about how the Alexander Technique can help you become a better skier. Adam’s website:
Guided explorations and demonstrations based on LearningMethods, an outgrowth of the Alexander Technique - Series 2
Dec 1, 2010 • 35 min
David Gorman, an Alexander Technique teacher in Toronto, Canada talks with Robert Rickover and provides additional practical explorations and demonstrations designed to clarify our relationship with gravity and support, based on his
Guided explorations and demonstrations based on LearningMethods, an outgrowth of the Alexander Technique - Series 1
Dec 1, 2010 • 31 min
David Gorman, an Alexander Technique teacher in Toronto, Canada talks with Robert Rickover and provides practical explorations and demonstrations designed to clarify our relationship with support and gravity, based on his
How the Alexander Technique can help Parkinson’s Disease Patients
Nov 21, 2010 • 24 min
Ruth Rootberg, an Alexander Technique teacher in Amherst, Massachusetts, talks with Robert Rickover about her experience teaching the Technique to a student with Parkinson’s Disease. Ruth also talks about the implications for people suffering from oth…
How the Alexander Technique can help promote Psychological Growth
Nov 3, 2010 • 20 min
Adam Bailey, an Alexander Technique teacher in Cambridge and Maynard, Massachusetts and Amherst, New Hampshire talks about ways in which the Alexander Technique can enhance Psychological Growth. Adam’s website:
An Alexander Technique Student talks about his learning experiences with the Technique
Oct 28, 2010 • 19 min
Jerry Campbell, Manager of Internet Sales with the Nebraska Book Company and an Alexander Technique student of Robert Rickover, talks with Robert about his experiences studying the Technique. Robert teaches in Lincoln, Nebraska and Toronto, Canada. Web…
Using Posture Release Imagery for Better Health
Oct 22, 2010 • 25 min
Robert Rickover talks with John Appleton, an Alexander Technique teacher in Springfield, Missouri and the developer of Posture Release Imagery (PRI). John provides PRI exercises you can experiment with while listening to the podcast. You can read and …
A Dentist offers practical suggestions for Dentists, Dental Assistants and Dental Hygienists to make their work easier, based on Alexander Technique Principles - Part 2
Oct 18, 2010 • 22 min
Dr. Martin Goldman, DDS, an Alexander Technique teacher and dentist in San Francisco, California offers additional practical suggestions for making their work easier to Dentists, Dental Assistants, Dental Hygienists - and anybody who has to do precisio…
A Dentist offers practical suggestions for Dentists, Dental Assistants and Dental Hygienists to make their work easier, based on Alexander Technique Principles - Part 1
Oct 18, 2010 • 32 min
Dr. Martin Goldman, DDS, an Alexander Technique teacher and dentist in San Francisco, California offers practical suggestions for making their work easier to Dentists, Dental Assistants, Dental Hygienists - and anybody who has to do precision work when…
How the Alexander Technique can help you think like Leonardo Da Vinci
Oct 11, 2010 • 20 min
Michael J. Gelb, a pioneer and leading authority in the fields of creative thinking, accelerated learning and innovative leadership, best selling author, and certified teacher of the Alexander Technique in conversation with Robert Rickover. Michael tal…
The Alexander Technique and Physical Therapy
Oct 4, 2010 • 21 min
Judy Stern, a Physical Therapist and Alexander Technique teacher in Rye, New York, talks with Robert Rickover about the connections between Physical Therapy and the Alexander Technique, Robert teaches in Lincoln, Nebraska and Toronto, Canada. Website: …
A jazz musician and Alexander Technique Teacher talks about ways in which the Technique can help Musicians
Sep 27, 2010 • 17 min
Laura Klein, an Alexander Technique teacher and professional jazz musician in Berkeley, California talks about ways the Technique can help musicians. Laura’s website: lauraklein.net Robert teaches in Lincoln,…
How the Alexander Technique can help you sit comfortably
Sep 20, 2010 • 28 min
Ariel Weiss, an Alexander Technique teacher in Philadelphia, talks with Robert Rickover about ways in which the Technique can help you to site comfortably and with less effort. Ariel’s website:
A Neurosurgeon talks about the benefits of the Alexander Technique for Back Pain Sufferers
Sep 13, 2010 • 16 min
Dr. Jack Stern, MD is a neurosurgeon in White Plains, New York specializing in spine neurosurgery. He is also a faculty member of the Yale University School of Medicine. In this interview, Dr. Stern talks with Robert Rickover about the usefulness of t…
The Alexander Technique and two Art of Breathing Procedures
Aug 30, 2010 • 23 min
Robert Rickover talks with Jessica Wolf, an Alexander Technique teacher in New York City, and a long-time student of Carl Stough, an expert in respiratory science. Jessica has developed of a body of work called The Art of Breathing and here sh…
The Alexander Technique and the Art of Breathing
Aug 30, 2010 • 26 min
Robert Rickover talks with Jessica Wolf, an Alexander Technique teacher in New York City, and a long-time student of Carl Stough, an expert in respiratory science. Jessica has developed of a body of work called The Art of Breathing and here sh…
How the Alexander Technique can help you Sit Without Harmful Tension
Aug 23, 2010 • 35 min
Mike Cross, an Alexander Technique teacher in Aylesbury, England talks with Robert Rickover about how you can learn to sit in a chair without without creating harmful stress in your body. Mike’s website: the-middle-…
How the Alexander Technique can help you Improvise
Aug 16, 2010 • 26 min
Bob Lada, an Alexander Technique teacher in Cambridge, Massachusetts, talks with Robert Rickover about ways in which the Alexander Technique can help performers and athletes - and everyone else - to improvise. Robert teaches in Lincoln, Nebraska and To…
A violinist and Alexander Technique Teacher talks about the Technique and Musicians
Aug 9, 2010 • 50 min
Josephine Gray, a professional vidolinist and Alexander Technique teacher in San Francisco, talks about ways in which the Technique can help musicians. Josephine’s website: alexandertechnique…
How the Alexander Technique can help Children with Developmental Issues
Aug 4, 2010 • 28 min
Mike Cross, an Alexander Technique teacher in Aylesbury, England talks with Robert Rickover about using the Alexander Technique to help children, particularly children with developmental issues. Mike’s website:
Alexander Technique History, Principles and Applications
Jul 30, 2010 • 49 min
Tom Vasiliades, an Alexander Technique teacher in New York City, and Robert Rickover, a teacher in Lincoln, Nebraska and Toronto, Canada discuss the history of the Alexander Technique, it’s basic principles and applications and how it is taught today.
An Occupational Therapist and Alexander Technique teacher offers suggestions for parents concerned about their children’s posture
Jul 26, 2010 • 35 min
Loren Shlaes, an Alexander Technique teacher and Occupational Therapist in New York City talks with Robert Rickover about ways that parents can help their children develop good posture. Loren’s website:
The Alexander Technique and the Development LearningMethods
Jul 4, 2010 • 63 min
David Gorman, an Alexander Technique teacher in Toronto, Canada talks about how his teaching evolved into the LearningMethods approach which he developed over a period of many years.
How the Alexander Technique can help Occupational Therapists
Jun 30, 2010 • 17 min
Loren Shlaes, an Alexander Technique teacher and Occupational Therapist in New York City talks about ways in which the Alexander Technique can help Occupational Therapists. Loren’s websire: pediatricot.blogspo…
A Teenager Describes the Alexander Technique
Jun 30, 2010 • 0 min
Virginia Osterman, a student of Alexander Technique teacher Sandra Bain Cushman, gives a 40 second description of the Technique - part of her high school independent study project on the Alexander Technique.. Sandra Cushman is an Alexander Technique t…
Improve your Running skills and lessen your chance of injury by using the Alexander Technique
Jun 25, 2010 • 29 min
Malcolm Balk, a Level 4 Running Coach and Alexander Technique teacher in Montreal, Canada talks with Robert Rickover about ways in which the Technique can help runners improve their running technique and avoid injury. Malcolm’s websites:
Schools of Running and the benefits of the Alexander Technique
Jun 25, 2010 • 15 min
Malcolm Balk, a Level 4 Running Coach and Alexander Technique teacher in Montreal, Canada talks with Robert Rickover about how the principles of the Alexander Technique relate to the various schools of running. Malcolm’s websites:
Craniosacral Therapy and the Alexander Technique
Jun 21, 2010 • 34 min
Ingrid Bacci, an Alexander Technique teacher, Craniosacral Therapist and writer in Cortland Manor, New York, talks with Robert Rickover about the Alexander Technique and Craniosacral Therapy and how these two methods conplement each other. Ingrdid’s we…
How the Alexander Technique can help you Recover from an Injury
Jun 14, 2010 • 18 min
Jeanne Barrett, an Alexander Technique Teacher and Alexander training course director in Seattle, Washington, talks with Robert Rickover about ways the Alexander Technique, along with other methods, can assist in recovering from an injury. Jeann…
A Physician talks about the role of the Alexander Technique in Pain Management
Jun 10, 2010 • 15 min
Dr. Theodore Steinman, MD, is a Clinical Professor of Medicine at the Harvard Medical School and a pain management expert, specializing in polycystic kidney disease. Dr Seinman talks with Robert Rickover about the the role the Alexander Technique can h…
Physical Therapy and the Alexander Technique
Jun 7, 2010 • 16 min
Diana Rumrill, a Physical Therapist, in Washington, DC, talks with Robert Rickover about ways in which the Alexander Technique can complement Physical Therapy. Diana’s website: harmoniousbodies.com Robe…
The Alexander Technique and Efficient Breathing
Jun 2, 2010 • 26 min
Robert Rickover talks with Dr. John H. M. Austin, MD, Professor Emeritus of Radiology at the Columbia University Medical Center and internationally known chest radiologist about a study he conducted with the late Pearl Ausubel, an Alexander Technique t…
How the Alexander Technique can help Premature and Brain-Injured Babies
May 28, 2010 • 15 min
Jennifer Kellow an Alexander Technique teacher and Registered Nurse in Jersey City, New Jersey, talks about her her work with with premature and brain-injured babies. Jenni…
How the Alexander Technique can help Swimmers
May 23, 2010 • 41 min
Ian Cross, an Alexander Technique teacher in Pembrokshire, Wales, talks with Robert Rickover about how the Technique can help swimmers. Ian’s website: swimmingwithoutstress.co.uk Robert teaches …
How the Alexander Technique can help with Physical and Emotional Healing
May 14, 2010 • 36 min
Ingrid Bacci, an internationally recognized healer and writer, and a teacher of the Alexander Technique in Cortland Manor, New York, talks with Robert Rickover about ways in which the Alexander Technique can help with physical and emotional healing.
The Alexander Technique and the Pilates Method
May 7, 2010 • 25 min
Heather Snyder, an Alexander Technique teacher and Pilates Instructor in New York City, talks with Robert Rickover about the Technique and the Pilates Method. Heather’s website: thegracefulbody.com R…
How the Alexander Technique can help Musicians
May 1, 2010 • 33 min
Ariel Weiss, an Alexander Technique teacher in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, talks with Robert Rickover about ways in which the Technique can help musicians. Ariel’s website: alexandertechniqueph…
How the Alexander Technique can help with Eating Disorders
Apr 26, 2010 • 40 min
Shirley Wade-Linton, an Alexander Technique teacher and Registered Dietitian in Courtenay, Vancouver Island, British Columbia talks with Robert Rickover about ways in which the Technique can help people with eating disorders. Shirley’s website: …
How the Alexander Technique can help your Tennis Game
Apr 6, 2010 • 24 min
Robert Rickover talks with Gary Adelman, Alexander Technique teacher, tennis coach, and former world-class tennis player, about how the Alexander Technique can help you improve your tennis game. Gary teaches in Glen Head, Long Island. Website:
A dentist gives practical suggestions for alleviating and preventing TMJ Pain
Mar 31, 2010 • 30 min
Dr. Martin Goldman, DDS, is an Alexander Technique teacher and a dentist in Berkeley, California. In this conversation with Robert Rickover, he provides two guided experiments designed to help alleviate and prevent TMJ pain. Robert teaches in Lincoln, …
How the Alexander Technique can help TMJ Sufferers
Mar 26, 2010 • 41 min
Dr. Martin Goldman, DDS, is an Alexander Technique teacher and dentist in Berkeley, California. In this conversation with Robert Rickover, he talks about TMJ issues, and how the Alexander Technique can help. Dr. Goldman also describes some simple exerc…
Back Pain help using the Alexander Technique: The British Medical Journal Study
Mar 22, 2010 • 23 min
Dr. Paul Little MD is Professor of Primary Care Research at Southampton University in England and was the lead Investigator of a recent large scale study that concluded that the Alexander Technique is an effective method of helping people with chronic…
Dogs, Horses and their Veterinarians - how the Alexander Technique can help
Mar 18, 2010 • 19 min
Elizabeth Reese, an Alexander Technique teacher in Orange County, New York and Manhattan, in conversation with Robert Rickover. Elizabeth has a special interest in horses and teaches at Postural Rehabilitation, a training program for veterinarians us…
Horseback Riding, Dressage and the Alexander Technique
Mar 17, 2010 • 38 min
Elizabeth Reese, an Alexander Technique teacher in Orange County, New York and Manhattan, in conversation with Robert Rickover. Elizabeth has a special interest in horses and teaches at Postural Rehabilitation, a training program for veterinarians usin…
Dance, Dance Training and the Alexander Technique
Mar 12, 2010 • 26 min
Robert Rickover talks with Ann Rodiger, an Alexander Technique teacher and teacher-trainer in New York City, about applications of the Technique to dance and dance training. In addition to being an Alexander teacher, Ann has a long career teaching dan…
Sports, Fitness and the Alexander Technique
Mar 5, 2010 • 31 min
Robert Rickover talks with Roy Palmer, an Alexander Technique teacher in Bedford, England about ways in which the Alexander Technique can help with sports performance and fitness activities. Roy is the author of several books and eBooks on this topic. …
Sex, Sexuality and the Alexander Technique
Feb 26, 2010 • 29 min
Constance Clare-Newman, an Alexander Technique teacher in the San Francisco Bay area, in conversation with Robert Rickover, discussing ways in which the Alexander Technique can enhance your sex life. Constance’s website:
Actors and the Alexander Technique, and the Technique’s role in Theater Training Programs
Feb 22, 2010 • 14 min
Robert Rickover in conversation with Belinda Mello, an Alexander Technique teacher in New York City. Belinda discusses ways in which the Technique can help an actor prepare and perform, as well as why the Alexander Technique is a taught at the world’s …
Posture Release Imagery and how you can use it
Feb 19, 2010 • 42 min
Robert Rickover talks with John Appleton, an Alexander Technique teacher in Springfield, Missouri about Posture Release Imagery (PRI) and it’s relationship to the Alexander Technique. John also provides 2 exercises you can experiment with while listeni…
Teachers, Speakers and the Alexander Technique
Feb 17, 2010 • 14 min
Harriet Anderson, an Alexander Technique teacher in Vienna, Austria talks with Robert Rickover about the performance aspect of teaching and how the Alexander Technique can help a teacher - or anyone who speaks to an audience - be more effective. Harrie…
Introduction to the Alexander Technique
Feb 16, 2010 • 29 min
Robert Rickover provides a general introduction to the Alexander Technique in an interview with the Lincoln Journal Star Newspaper. You can learn more about the Alexander Technique at alexandertechnique.com R…
The Pilates Method and the Alexander Technique
Feb 16, 2010 • 9 min
Robert Rickover talks wth John Macy, an Alexander Technique teacher, Physical Therapist and Pilates instructor about the connections between the Pilates Method and the Alexander Technique. John is the co-owner of The Workout in Omaha, Nebraska. Website…
The Alexander Technique for Babies and their Parents
Feb 16, 2010 • 20 min
Jennifer Kellow, an Alexander Technique Teacher and Registered Nurse in Jersey City and New York City is interviewed by Robert Rickover of AlexanderAudio.com about her work with babies and their parents. For more…