Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Time Travel with the Posture Police II - Alexander Technique Trivia

If you are an Alexander Technique history buff or want to be one, you could win a complimentary or discounted Alexander Technique lesson!
Take a trip back in time and answer these three questions!  The FIRST person to answer all three questions correctly will win one complimentary private lesson with me at my studio in the Flatiron District.  The next nine correct answers will all win $20 off of their next lesson.  You may find some answers or clues on my website:  lindsaynewitter.com  

Post your answers in the comments field below or send them to me in an email (lindsay.n@gmail.com).  Please include your email address so that I can contact you. 
(Any discount obtained from this contest is not valid in conjunction with any other discount.)

Question 1

During what year was FM (Frederick Matthias) Alexander born?

Question 2

What problem did FM Alexander encounter that led him on his path of self-discovery?

Question 3

FM Alexander taught some prominent figures of his time.  All of the following people except for one took Alexander Technique lessons with him.  Which one did NOT take lessons with Alexander?

a) George Bernard Shaw
b) Moshe Feldenkrais
c) Aldous Huxley
d) Sigmund Freud
e) John Dewey

The winners will be contacted Tuesday, November 1, 2011. 


At the beginning of the year, I took this blog on a trip back in time to take a look at me from ages 18 months to 18 years.  Check that one out if you haven't:  http://posturepolice.blogspot.com/2011_01_01_archive.html

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