Author Archives: Nicholas Brandon

Mindfulness walking and the Alexander Technique

Walking               Walking is one of the healthiest exercises. However its not so much what you do it the way you do it. Your body loves the flowing, perpetual rhythm of walking, but have … Continue reading

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Inhibition and Direction = primary flow

Inhibition and Direction = primary flow. Inhibition and Direction are at the heart of F.M Alexander’s discoveries; and when practised and applied to your daily activities; you will begin re-discover your poise, presence, balance and ease. So what do these … Continue reading

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How to avoid Yoga injuries

Yoga is growing like wild fire. It is estimated that 1 in 10 people practice yoga in the USA, and the UK is catching up. Why has yoga become so popular? The overwhelming popularity of yoga can be attributed to … Continue reading

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Do you sometimes feel like an animal in a cage?

Trying to hold yourself up is just as tiring as feeling slumped and collapsed. There is a whole industry including the media advising us about all the things to do and all props and apps to buy to maintain good … Continue reading

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Mindful Eating & Alexander Technique

I attended a silent 10 day Vipassana retreat which inspired me to write this article.  All of the activities were conducted in complete silence. Eating was one of the rituals I most enjoyed; as it allowed me to be completely immersed in … Continue reading

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