Monthly Archives: September 2013

Built for discomfort (interesting article on the always fascinating CHAIR from the Irish Medical News)

Designer chairs really get my back up. Spinoza said: “I have striven not to laugh at human actions, not to weep at them, nor to hate them, but to understand them.” From this I infer that the Amsterdam philosopher lived … Continue reading

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Change your posture and you may never look back Many back-sufferers spend years in pain when, in many cases, all they need to do is change their posture

Back problems have reached epidemic proportions globally, with recent figures revealing that four million people input “lower back pain” into Google each month. Richard Brennan, director of the Alexander Technique teacher training college inGalway and experienced practitioner of the method, has … Continue reading

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Swimming lessons: the Shaw method which uses Alexander technique principles to put you at ease with the water

You’re having another swimming lesson? Who with? An organisation called the Art of Swimming – using the Shaw method. What’s that? The blurb says: “Traditional swimming teaching methods are derived from a competitive swimming model. The Shaw method draws its … Continue reading

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