‘Forward and Up Witch’
Today at school one of the children announced –
‘Alexander Technique is fun! You’re like a teacher from Harry Potter world Miss! Alexander Technique is Magic.’
(Funny how an image of the fuzzy haired bespectacled divination teacher Professor Trelawney, played by Emma Thompson, sprung to mind! And then the flash of a thought that I hope they don’t think I am like Snape!)
But saying Alexander Technique is like Harry Potter world – what can I say – I love my job!
Here are a few more quotes from 12 – 14 year olds yesterday –
‘We are lucky getting this as you learn life lessons like how to ignore annoying people. When you stop reacting you become kind of invisible and that person stops trying to annoy you!’
‘Alexander Technique is like looking from a different perspective. You see things in a different way. It is like walking into a new room that you have not been in before and you go ‘Wow!’. It is like the world stops and you can ‘fix’ things, the mistakes, and then carry on in the normal fast world feeling better.’
‘School is stressful. Alexander Technique helps me destress by being more aware of myself.’
‘Pressure builds up in a school day. Alexander Technique is like taking the plug out and everything returns to normal.’
‘When you are in the zone you can let your mind be free and new ideas come easily. You forget about things that are worrying you.’
‘Alexander Technique is like a soother for a sore throat – in that it relieves pains and tensions.’
Magic quotes from magic kids!
Parents – there are a host of wonderful magical Alexander Technique teachers worldwide! Maybe your children will think Alexander Technique is like Harry Potter world too!
For a link to Body Magic media download for semi supine aka constructive rest aka ‘The Zone’ – click here