Greg explains and demonstrates in this video the movements of the wrist. We can take our hand in many directions, largely due to the many small bones and range of motion this makes possible in the wrist.
This video will give you insight into how your wrist moves!
In this video Greg Holdaway explains and demonstrates the multiple possibilities of hand grips. Consider how you pick up objects, manipulate them and function with precision and detail using your hands; this capacity uses several aspects of your anatomical design. Understanding the range of motion and movement potential of your hands helps you develop your skills.
Greg in this video explains and demonstrates some of the keys ideas about hand movements, starting with the fingers and palms. Hands are important for everyday actions and especially for making music! Music teachers we have you in mind as we offer these free bite sized videos for you to use - enjoy!
Use this video for yourself or with your students to gain an insight into the functioning of the hands - it is fascinating!
As humans, we are all designed and created uniquely. Our bodies are beautiful feats of engineering that are capable of extraordinary things. Yet so many people walk around operating at only a fraction of their true physical potential, and in chronic pain each day. Back pain, headaches, and repetitive-strain injuries are brought about because people aren't co-operating with their body's...
Written version of Dave Carr's Account of working with Cathy Madden
Studying with Cathy Madden has been an incredible experience. Each time she’s visited I’ve been on a high the whole time, feeling so empowered to apply the Alexander Technique to my life and so inspired to learn more and more and more!
It must have been about twenty minutes into my...