ALEXANDER TECHNIQUE TALLAHASSEE
Alan Bowers, M.AmSAT
The Daily Up-Words
Thursday, April 25: Wheels within wheels, both biblical and practical. Da Vinci saw it circling man laterally, the limbs outstretched to meet it. Take that wheel, stay in place, and turn it 90 degrees. You’re looking now at the inside of the wheel’s rim. Got it? Now set the wheel turning and let your feet keep up. Better yet, let your feet turn that imaginary wheel, always moving, never flat-footed. Wheels within wheels, and if you must, way in the middle of the air.
What happens in an Alexander lesson? Some students report feeling light as air, their creaky joints bending freely. Some report relief from back and neck pain, some in their first lesson. Whatever you feel, you’ll notice a shift in your thinking, an awareness of the way things are and the way they might be. You’re going to be moved. Just read below.