Author: Janette Costin
  Date: Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Our co-ordination didn't stand a chance!  Think of the reasons.  It doesn't take long to add up a few.  The smallest movement requires support from a co-ordinated system.   To stop over-thinking, to stop physical forcing?  We can let the system function without the pushing and seriousness that interrupts the natural flow of energy and breath.  When a decision is made - the body is capable of responding with strength and flexibility - or it was!!  The capability is there if we change the responses and let the whole system join in.  

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  Author: Janette Costin
  Date: Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Students who return after 1, 2 or more years absence from direct teacher contact arrive with a beneficial set of experiences. There is a broader awareness of how they use themselves and the muscular system has a memory and willingness to change in a clearer way than before.  

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  Author: Janette Costin
  Date: Thursday, October 18, 2012

Quietening of the whole system brings about change in itself.  We are able to respond to new directions from quiet within.....the natural rhythm functioning. 

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  Author: Janette Costin
  Date: Sunday, October 07, 2012

Listening, when my back is widening with a fuller, natural breath happening, the sound is very different and is quiet compared to shallow breathing.   

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  Author: Janette Costin
  Date: Friday, August 10, 2012

Past experiences influence responses as well as new stimuli.  Habitual responses sometimes vary with family, work colleagues, social groups etc.  To think or not to think? a respectful and present way for yourself.  Alexander's discovery that an habitual response can be changed by stopping a moment, allowing a chance to re-think and re-direct - gives us an awareness of the habitual and a choice of how to respond in the present. Amazing how a new way of responding can bring a smile to your face!  

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