Aedh has always said the only way to successfully do this is open the hips. It combines strength and flexibility with feet together requiring far more strength, and feet wide apart requiring more flexibility in the hips. He compromised at … Continue reading
“I can’t believe I did not show you this in the beginning!” Aedh. It’s a simple, and central to the every day practice of tai chi, exercise that goes, big toe, little toe, heel and then the other foot the … Continue reading
Having practiced the wall squat daily for almost 9 months, I find that I am not progressing in my squat, as marked on the wall. So, I quit. It is not just the lack of progress that causes me to … Continue reading
This morning was the shortest time I have had to get ready in many years. And I still got minimum practices in, 8 min each tai chi and Alexander. The tai chi has evolved into 2 min of the CMC … Continue reading
End gaining is going for a goal at any cost, without regard to how we get there. It is obviously one of the purposes of the Alexander Technique to improve our means of getting to our goals more efficiently and … Continue reading
20 min tai chi and 9 AT this morning. Dropped the rock a lot! Did the form, the usual wall squat, da lu, rock walk and circle hands.
Happy pi day! 20 min tai chi, 7 min AT this morning. Did the form, the rock walk, wall squat and da lu. Getting closer to actually getting tongue on roof of the mouth some of the time. Yesterday was … Continue reading
15 min tai chi and 9 min AT this morning. No great revelations, just noticing how much smoother the soft palate is than the tissue around the teeth.
4 min tai chi, 11 min AT this morning. Good tai chi class yesterday in NOLA! Met my landlord at Uptown Holistic Center and will start teaching AT next Wed in the upstairs room Lisa used. Different table, but basically … Continue reading
10 min tai chi, 12 min Alexander Technique. Got bitten by Daylight SavingsTime.