By Alan Bignell Turning back the Clock Alan Bignell, one of the teachers at the Bloomsbury Alexander Centre has just published a book. It’s a memoir of his first year in Canada after he emigrated there over half a century ago. That was some years before he came...

Living with Parkinson’s – Exploring Possibilities with the Alexander Technique A free workshop in London for people living with Parkinson’s and their carers – Sponsored by Parkinson’s UK and further subsidised by the Walter Carrington Educational Trust Maximum 12 participants Location: Alexander Technique Centre, Imperial Wharf 13...

By Diana Faber pupil of Michelle Cole Background: I have degenerative arthritis in my spine. Thus, for some years I suffered constant low back, neck and shoulder pain. I started regular Alexander Technique lessons  with Michelle about 2 years ago and I practice semi-supine twice a day....

Did you know that the cartilage discs between the vertebrae in your spine are largely made of water, especially the inner nucleus? During waking hours, which we spend mostly in an upright position, standing walking or sitting (and admit it, often slumped), these discs become compressed...