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...