December 23, 2018

“Breathing in really means taking in nutrients in gaseous form. A good proportion of our body weight is made from inhaled atoms and not from food. Plants also draw the majority of their body weight from the air and not from the soil they grow in” as stated by Giulia En...

December 19, 2018

I was chatting to someone about the Alexander Technique and she said it was the worlds best kept secret – why on earth is it a secret when people benefit from it so much? Even the British Medical Journal has published a scientific review advocating it is the most effe...

November 28, 2018

In the BB1 Program “The Truth About The Menopause” Marielle Frostrup discusses how you can eat your way through the menopause with fats that help oestrogen production. But you can also reduce the symptoms of the menopause by reducing the carbohydrates in your diet as t...

August 22, 2018

Getting your springs engaged in your body brings more bounce throughout your whole internal system, not just your feet but in all your joints; that is your knees, hips, all your spinal vertebrae, base of your skull and through into your cerebral fluid. Then you can fee...

July 10, 2018

Here is a great little practical to play with anyone who is skeptical about the mind-body connection (psychophysical link)

Make a pendulum from string and a heavy object  Here is a picture of one I made out of a shoe lace and a child's toy. Then close your eyes and cir...

May 25, 2018

In the Alexander Technique one of the main principles is that our sensory system is not reliable, in other words it filters out constants. This can be very useful especially if we are over loaded with other environmental stimulus. So in terms of our posture we are not...

May 14, 2018

Just like sailors understand the currents of the wind to effortless sail the seas, now is time we understood the currents of gravity through our body so we can move with ease and efficiency. We can use our body with far more ease and grace than most people do today, av...

March 4, 2018

Spring is when there is a rising after the withdrawal of winter. Sap starts to rise up trees, shoots start to appear from underground, nature is emerging from the earth. This also happens within us on a cellular level. As our body starts mobilising from deep within us...

January 13, 2018

We are what we eat but also how and when we eat it. Research now shows that if we stop eating after 8pm and do not eat again until 12 hours later then our whole health improves. One of the reasons for this is because our gut bacteria then gets re-balanced when we rest...

December 29, 2017

The Benefits of Re-Balancing your Diet in the New Year

Most people want to do a big detox after the excess of Christmas or ride the wave of a new year’s resolution. In fact at this time of year your body really just needs to reduce the amount of food, rehydrate your bod...

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