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Environmental affectivity in teaching and in doula work
Sara realises that, as a doula, she forms part of the mother's environment, and her role is to ensure that it remains a good one in which to labour.

6 January 2012


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Iain McGilchrist - The Divided Brain
Nothing right in my left brain, nothing left in my right brain? Think again

5 January 2012


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Growing Awareness
Perhaps it is unhelpful to think in terms of the mechanical perfection of our human form which is a living and intelligent structure in a complex environment, to which we respond either efficiently or not.

5 January 2012


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Zen Koan
This zen koan succinctly expresses what is so necessary for change and growth – it is verified endlessly in teaching the Alexander Technique

5 January 2012


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From T.S. Eliot
These extracts from T. S. Eliot's Four Quartets express so poignantly what, for Sara, the Alexander Technique reveals

4 January 2012


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Poetry in motion
The sight of thousands of knot birds flying over Walberswick reed beds in winter filled Sara with awe. Not only is their shape-shifting movement like a work of art, it also reminds her that there is an intelligence in the movement of the whole which is greater than the sum of its parts.

22 December 2011


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