During lessons, with gentle use of my hands, together we explore how you can learn to do simple daily activities such as sitting, standing, walking, lifting objects and negotiating stairs, with more ease and freedom.
As part of the lesson you rest on a table in order to let your body be supported, while I help you, with gentle hands, let go of muscle tension throughout the system. We also work with breathing and speaking.
Alexander is not a quick fix. It is as though the student is learning to play an instrument, but the instrument is the body.
Because we are in the process of changing habits, three to six months of lessons will give you the tools you need to change harmful habits that cause stress and fatigue into healthy, easeful ways of moving through everyday activities.
It is best to wear loose, comfortable clothing. Jeans do not work well.
For more information or to schedule an appointment, please contact Claudia at 914 779 9515 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
For appointments at the Hoff-Barthelson Music School, please call 914 723 1169.