“Inhibition,” said my Alexander Technique teacher. “That’s the most important thing to be done when you are becoming more aware of what your body is doing.”
When I first heard that word in this context I wondered about it – surely to inhibit something was not a good idea? But slowly, over a few lessons, I have begun to see that inhibition, or pausing, is crucial in unlearning habits that are not helping.
When you know you need to change behaviour; when you know you want different results, when you know you’re stuck where you are, you will realize that movement forward starts with small steps. Continue reading →