Improve Posture

What Is The Alexander Technique?

Adrian Farrell | Posted 27.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Adrian Farrell

Old injuries are often hindered from fully healing due to the way we hold tension, and the protection mechanisms we put in place (i.e. tension) for an acute injury often turn into secondary issues later on when we habituate that tension pattern beyond it's initial useful period.

Poise, Not Posture - Don't Try To Stand Up Straight!

Adrian Farrell | Posted 22.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Adrian Farrell

After millions of years of evolution you can rest assured that your postural reflexes work well enough if you don't interfere with them. You could say good posture is simply a lack of bad posture. Although good and bad are such judgemental words. You either have poise or you don't.

Alexander Technique Exercise, It's as Easy as Lying Down!

Adrian Farrell | Posted 29.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Adrian Farrell

It's common to lie like this during an Alexander lesson, whilst a teacher works with you to help you release tension, but it's also just great thing to do for yourself between lessons and as an ongoing practice. And if someone starts to bother you whilst you're doing it, point out to them that you're busy, doctors orders!

Where's Your Head At? A Major Cause of Back Pain

Adrian Farrell | Posted 03.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Adrian Farrell

The head balances on the spine much higher up than many people realise, if you point your fingers right below your earlobes, in line with the bottom of the nose, that's the axis around which the head articulates with the spine to allow it to nod forward and back.

24 Hours of Strain

Tim Hutchful | Posted 07.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Tim Hutchful

This week (6-12 October) is BackCare Awareness Week. Every year the campaign runs to help put the spotlight on the prevention of back and neck pain.