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|Carolyn Nicholls BA (Hons), MA, MSTAT||An introductory book for anyone interested in what the Alexander Technique can do for them. Over 100 colour photos and illustrations.|
||Carolyn Nicholls BA (Hons), MA, MSTAT||
Poor posture can interfere with your mobility, breathing, circulation and digestion. It can contribute to overuse injuries to hands, arms and shoulders. It can affect your sense of wellbeing.
IS there anything you can do to help yourself?
With the help of this book the answer is a resounding – YES!
|MA_Thesis The Analysis of the Specialised Use of the Hands in Alexander Technique Teaching (PDF file)||Carolyn Nicholls BA (Hons), MA, MSTAT||MA Thesis Carolyn Nicholls was awarded a distinction for this ground-breaking MA thesis. (5Mbyte PDF file)|
Carolyn Nicholls has given three F. M. Alexander Memorial lectures to Societies of Teachers of the Alexander Technique including the Inaugural lecture to the New Zealand Society in 2006 and the Irish Society in 2010. See details below:
|The ISTAT FM Inaugral Memorial Lecture (PDF file)||Carolyn Nicholls BA (Hons), MA, MSTAT||The Inaugural F.M. Alexander Memorial Lecture ‘The Alchemist’s Apprentices‘ delivered by Carolyn Nicholls before the Irish Society of Teachers of the Alexander Technique in April 2010|
|The ATTSNZ FM Alexander Memorial Lecture (PDF file)||Carolyn Nicholls BA (Hons), MA, MSTAT||The F.M. Alexander Memorial Lecture delivered to the Alexander Technique Teachers’ Society of New Zealand (ATTSNZ) on 7th April 2006|
|Candles and Onions, Layers of Learning||Carolyn Nicholls BA (Hons), MA, MSTAT||The F.M. Alexander Memorial Lecture delivered to the Society of Teachers of the Alexander Technique, July 4th 2003, Edinburgh. Also Published in the Alexander Journal No. 20, Autumn 2003.|
Notes on the work of Dilys Carrington
Alexander Technique Workbook, Hands-on-the-back-of -the chair
|Self published books available from ITunes and Blurb.|
|Evening Argus Column archive||Carolyn Nicholls BA (Hons), MA, MSTAT||A monthly column on the Alexander Technique written for The Evening Argus (Brighton’s local newspaper)|
|Gravity and Light – the Opera||Carolyn Nicholls BA (Hons), MA, MSTAT||The libretto of a one act opera based on the Alexander Technique|
|Semi-supine: The Subtle Art of Lying Down||Carolyn Nicholls BA (Hons), MA, MSTAT||Pub: Today’s Therapist Issue 26 Jan/Feb 2004. Why lying on your back could be a good thing.|
|The Challenge of Osteoporosis||Carolyn Nicholls BA (Hons), MA, MSTAT||Pub: Today’s Therapist Issue 27 Mar/April 2004. Examines the effect of osteoporosis on posture, including breathing and digestion. Shows how the AT can benefit sufferers of this silent disease.|
|The Advantages of using Qualitative Research Methods||Carolyn Nicholls BA (Hons), MA, MSTAT||Essay from Masters Study Qualitative research methods are relative newcomers to the field of Health Sciences and allied professions. New methods are still emerging in this exciting new field. This paper seeks to outline the advantages of these methods to individuals and the professions that seek to serve them.|
|Review of ‘Notes Towards a Method of Training Alexander Teachers’ by Carolyn Nicholls||Phillip Tucker MSTAT||Pub. The Alexander Journal no.19 Spring 2003|
|Helena’s First Lessons||Carolyn Nicholls BA (Hons), MA, MSTAT||Pub. The Alexander Journal No.19 Spring 2003 Diary of a new pupil’s experience of learning the Alexander Technique from the perspective of the teacher.|