young black woman running alongside a lake close to an airport

What learning to play the cello and to run have in common

What learning to play the cello and to run have in commonBoth challenge me - my whole person - without ifs and buts. I…

The Fear of the Wrong Note

I didn´t write for a while. Not about running and not about playing the cello. If I had you would have read something like:…

„Whereby do I notice that I am alive?“ – A „Holy“-days´-thought

What ist he Alexander Technique about?  I repeatedly ask myself this question – hoping to have an answer, when someone asks me. This is…

Alexander-Technik at the Berlinale 2013

As a faithful reader of my blog you allready know about my liking of the radio station “Deutschlandfunk”. Here is another reason for that:…

Alexander Technique and Cello Adventure!

Ten days of very intensive studies ly behind me! I gave myself – truly – into the hands of Vivien Mackie, a cellist, who…

Alexander Technique and Rowing

Rowing is a phantastic sport – also for the observer. I really appriciate watching the rowers during their training on our river “Weser”.  And…

Your feet are flexible – allow them to move!

My valued customers know it: The importance of the subject “feet” has increased in my lessons. One could say that feet became the basement…

Shout out for joy! Rejoice!

It sucks. Tomorrow is Christmas Eve. As every year. Commercials and shop windows shout: Buy! Buy! Give! Give! I call it the “commerce group”.…

From Misconception to body-blessing

Time and time again I am asked where all these misconceptions about our own bodies come from. I like to show pictures from advertising…

7 good reasons for making peace with sitting!!

Sitting will kill you! Sitting is the new smoking! Let´s face it: The most dangerous threat to life is life itself! Erich Kästner My…