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Alexander Technique Teaching

Rescuers transport dogs from disaster areas to safety. Rescuers placed themselves in danger to save those caught in the fury of California wildfires.  And then there is this rescuer of vintage and antique dishware, found at yard sales, thrift shops and yes, curbside trash piles. 129 more words

Practicing The Pause

In our present political/societal climate, the stimulus of blaring headlines is powerful and the impulse to track news stories throughout the day overwhelmingly compelling.

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Cory Taylor’s book was recommended by a local librarian, after I told her I was looking for a good read, and appreciate a well-written memoir. What a gift, public libraries! 177 more words

Mindfulness : Word of the Moment


Mental health benefits or meaningless buzzword?


I’m glad I learned to paddle a Canadian canoe.  Having control of the boat means I can drift with the current on the river Teifi, sitting still, listening to the birds. 529 more words

Alexander Technique

Presence and absence

Guest post by Jennifer Mackerras

A performer with “presence” has something to say and is communicating effectively, with focus, commanding the audience’s full attention

– Mark Swartzentruber, concert pianist…

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Easy Yoga Practice versus A Practice Handled with Ease!


Beginners or people who have physical limitations need to start with an easy practice to avoid injury while still benefitting from a yoga practice. 434 more words


Broad Margins

There were times when I could not afford to sacrifice ‘the bloom of the present moment’ to any work, whether of the head or hands. 183 more words