Teaching the Alexander Technique in other cultures
‘Sticking to principle – Teaching Alexander in Ecuador’ by Glenna Batson; on teaching a group of artists in 1993 and 1994 in Ecuador and how a different culture challenged the author’s teaching to a new approach.
‘Crossing hemispheres’ by Robin Gilmore contain reflections on teaching at the Kyoto Alexander Program, on language and culture differences which support or hinder the teaching of the Technique.
‘An Alexander way of life’ by Tommy Thompson; on discovering the need to communicate the Technique differently in different cultures allows for discovering the essentials of the Technique which are beyond culture.
‘Zweimal Frühstuck Bitte’ by Rosa Luisa Rossi, Cathy Madden is a transcript of a conversation, comparing Alexander Technique language issues working in Europe, USA and Japan.
‘An Alexander teacher’s reflections on Russia’ by Lisa First on teaching the Alexander Technique in Russia.
‘The Technique as personal cultivation: A Japanese perspective’ by Fumie Hosoi considers psycho-physical unity from a Japanese perspective, especially the ‘oneness of body-mind’ used in Zen Buddhism and traditional Japanese arts, and hence seeing the Technique as personal cultivation.
‘Black and white’ by Riki Alexander; on racism, in the wake of a debate at NASTAT which adopted a resolution deploring all forms of racism, with reference to Alexander’s racist passages in MSI.
See also Foreign Languages, Gender Issues, Issues in Alexander’s books.