The Physics of Sit-to-Stand

(Originally published in STAT News Fall 2016 by Patrick Johnson and Tim Cacciatore) Sit-to-stand is one of the essential movements that Alexander technique teachers use to teach. We generally leave the mechanical details of the movement aside and focus on teaching inhibition and direction. But understanding the basic physics of […]

Debunking Body Tensegrity Video (Australia)

In this 30 minute webinar presentation presented for Australian Alexander technique teachers in 2018, I explain why the principle of tensegrity is not an appropriate model for describing biomechanics. I trace the history of the concept in the somatics world. Not only is tensegrity biomechanically suspect but articles promoting it […]

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