Welcome to episode 138 of the LJS Podcast where today we are talking with Alexander Technique teacher and guitarist Christian Steineder. He talks all about Alexander Technique, what it is, and how it can help you as a musician. Listen in!
Listen to episode 138This episode is a fun one. I have on a regular podcast listener, Christian Steineder, who happens to be an expert on Alexander Technique.
Alexander Technique is a process that teaches how to properly coordinate body and mind to release harmful tension and to improve posture, coordination and general health. It’s named after the Australian Frederick Matthias Alexander who developed it.
Christian goes over the basic idea of Alexander Technique and explains how it helped out his musicianship and general mindset around playing music.
Here is some of what we talk about today:
1. What Alexander Technique is.
2. How the physical and the mental work with each other.
3. Basics of Alexander Technique and what a typical lesson looks like.
I really appreciate Christian Steindeder for sharing his knowledge on this episode. Alexander Technique is a great way to start improving your physical relationship with your instrument and your mindset throughout your musical journey.