Children's books

  Author: Janette Costin
  Date: Wednesday, July 04, 2012

Feedback from a former student who is a primary school teacher seems to indicate that my children's books fit with the school environment. This feedback is from a man who has experienced many Alexander lessons.  He would have the ideal approach combining his school teaching expertise with his Alexander knowledge.  He agrees that the Alexander Technique would be beneficial within the school system.  In an ideal world there would be an elective subject on "the use of the self" as part of the school teacher's curriculum.  How does one introduce a set of children's books into such a huge educational system?  Donate to campus libraries? Teach on campus to reach the students?  Tossing ideas around right now.   

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Children - information

  Author: Janette Costin
  Date: Saturday, June 02, 2012

If the use of the self is so important and reflects how we think and act, we need to find ways to inform children through their years of education? 

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Small children practice

  Author: Janette Costin
  Date: Monday, May 28, 2012

For a few years most small children seem to have a wonderful coordination brought about from lots of practice crawling, moving up and down, squatting and balancing on their feet.  Learning how the system of the body works as a complete unit. There is a wonderful openness about the way they proceed.  A looking around in wonder, joy and curiosity.   

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Alexander Technique in Action

  Author: Janette Costin
  Date: Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Hello, the Alexander Technique - a mystery for some and a satisfying learning experience for others. 

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