create a balance: Links
- The American Center for the Alexander Technique
- An Alexander Technique membership organization, and a leading school for training Alexander Technique teachers. An information, resources, and referral center for the general public.
- American Society for the Alexander Technique
- The largest professional organization for teachers of the Alexander Technique in the United States. It provides membership services, public education, and certification standards for teachers and teacher training courses.
- Gary Schocker
- The website of Gary Schocker, the noted flutist and composer. Bill teaches the Alexander Technique at Gary Schocker's Master classes.
- Westchester Summer Vocal Institute
- A 12 day classical singing training intensive. Bill teaches the Alexander Technique for the program.
- Yoga Sutra
- An excellent yoga studio in midtown Manhattan where Bill teaches workshops.
- Jewish Community Center (JCC)
- A great community center on the Upper Westside of Manhattan, offering all kinds of classes, including Alexander Technique classes.
- Spine Options
- A multidisciplinary non-surgical approach to neck and back pain. Located in White Plains, in Westchester County, New York.
- June 2011 Alexander Technique workshop
- A site for the Alexander Technique teacher Matt Pressman. He has teaching locations in Delray Beach, and Palm Beach, Florida.
- Physical Expression on Stage and Screen: Creating Unforgettable Performances with the Alexander Technique
- A tight throat; held breath; stiff muscles; stage fright: impediments to performance come in many guises, but they all spring from the same source—tension.
In Physical Expression on Stage and Screen Bill Connington, a renowned teacher of the Alexander Technique, shows you how to recognize and release the tension that keeps you from performing at your best. If you’re ever not certain of what to do with your hands or how to make a meaningful gesture, or if your movement feels fine in daily life but then you suddenly become self-conscious when onstage or in front of a camera, this book is here to help.
More than one hundred clear, accessible exercises—including many filmed tutorials available online—will enable you to
• Move more naturally and easily
• Breathe more freely
• Speak more clearly
• Free your creative impulses
• Play a character with an unfamiliar physicality
- Bill Connington's vimeo channel
- 14 free videos of exercises from Physical Expression on Stage and Screen