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    25 Dec 2010

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    At your desk, reach with your arms, not your back.

    Leland Vall Alexander Technique Tip 39

    Following up on the previous Tip, your arms are the same sitting or standing.

    More about Arms and the Back

    Your Arms Are Emissaries of Your Back

    Arms and Standing on the Subway

    Be Like Roger Federer (That arm is sent from the fingertips, up to the shoulder!)

    Avoid Pulling on the Steering Wheel

    Your Torso Stays Behind Your Head

    Reach with Your Arms

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    3 Responses to “Tip 39 – Reaching while Sitting”

    1. Chinnari May 27, 2012 at 11:31 am #

      Since,
      the body works as a whole ,even with a simple activity like sitting in a chair, getting up from a chair .
      So,
      I have to respect both primary directions,secondary directions.
      And i have to believe both have equal value,and preference while directing.

    2. Chinnari May 27, 2012 at 11:33 am #

      Since,
      the body works as a whole ,even with a simple activity like sitting in a chair, getting up from a chair .
      So,
      I have to respect both primary directions,secondary directions.
      And i have to believe both have equal value,and preference while directing towards alex directions.

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