What My Clients Say

"No pain in the night, no pain when I got up, no pain when I went for a run and no pain now! It’s much more than I expected, thank you!"
"I have now attended three of Lucy’s weekends for Alexander Technique teachers. I have found them to be helpful on a couple of levels. First, for me personally, it has been wonderfully nurturing and nourishing to receive and give work in such a supportive, caring and non-judgmental environment. Second, each time I have learned new activities and ways of thinking and approaching our work, which I can bring into my own practice. Lucy creates the perfect space to explore and learn together, as well as the opportunity to get to know one another socially. I cannot recommend these weekends highly enough and am looking forward eagerly to the next time I have the opportunity to attend."
Imogen Ragone
Alexander Technique Teacher, Delaware, USA
“The Alexander Technique was recommended to me when I was diagnosed with anxiety and panic disorder. Lucy’s tuition has been key in getting me back to full-time work. Using these techniques has helped me reduce the day-to-day tension I’ve developed over a lifetime of anxious habits and hypersensitivity. It’s been amazing to re-learn how my body works, and how to swap out the survival mechanisms that got me so far, for habits more in keeping with how my body is happier to work. I’ve noticed more ease in my movements. I really enjoy the regular session; I’ve been better coping with anxiety, have less pain and feel more awake. Lucy is great and has helped me feel safe in what could be a vulnerable environment, she is both calming and great fun. I always leave my sessions happier and having learned something useful. Very much recommend for anyone.”
Alex Booer
Annabel had online sessions presenting with persistent neck pain, after breast surgery from cancer. She mentioned she felt strangled, just like her grandfather. I helped her see the unconscious patterns and release them with love.

“Lucy’s sessions are amazing. Her unique blend of skills helped me have good posture without effort. Before this I had seen many physiotherapists and osteopaths but the pain kept coming back within a few weeks, Even after my first session with Lucy the difference was so clear that my friends commented on it. After several months the effects are being maintained with her support.”
Martha came to me hoping to improve her self-esteem around family relationships which were a sore subject to them after childhood trauma. With my help she began to see larger factors contributing to the dynamics in her family and what their impact has been on the individuals involved.

‘It is as though I have been gifted an entirely new lens through which to view human behaviour, and it is a lens of compassion and empathy like no other. Due to this, I have been able to come to terms with the way my family operates, which has proven to be a great relief. I would definitely recommend working with Lucy. She held such a safe space for me and my vulnerability with great compassion and authenticity.”

The issue she struggled with didn’t start with her. I helped her take responsibility for her share of what happened, and release the rest and so free up her energy and move forwards in life.
"I have found working with Lucy, exploring Family and Systems Constellations, to be profoundly transformative. Most recently I brought an issue around the rigidity I felt in my inability to receive or perceive acknowledgement from others. As Lucy facilitated the process I was blown away by the accuracy of the experiences being reflected back to me. I also had some significant moments of new awareness about elements of my Family System that seemed obvious but I'd never understood before. Within hours of the session I saw tangible results - unexpected conversations and actions that were so welcome and had previously seemed impossible. It is now four days since the session and these tangible results have continued. Plus I am now so open and receptive of acknowledgement for which I am deeply appreciative."
"I really enjoyed attending 2 workshops led by Lucy recently. Lucy has the Alexander technique in her bones – she exemplifies what we try to teach in the technique – a light sense of open uprightness, an embodied sense of calm and an ability to respond to the need of the moment in an effortless way. She is able to communicate the important principles of the technique to a group with a practical approach – using simple, easy to understand language, responding to the experiences of the group and guiding people through a number of powerful exercises. It was wonderful to see how people changed over the course of 60-90 minutes. I thoroughly enjoyed the 2 workshops and would recommend Lucy to anyone curious about the Alexander technique."
Dr Bryan McElroy, G.P.
3rd-year student of the AT at Bristol AT
“Balance is not a position! Now I’m not trying to straighten my spine through effort, it goes that way – its a big difference in my shoulder tension and breathing.”
Web Designer
“I’ve been doing the Alexander Technique with Lucy over the past few months and my posture has improved enormously. I have a greater awareness of how my body functions and can recognise the signs of when I’m falling into bad habits. Lucy has provided me with many useful tools as to how to deal with this and consequently I feel more relaxed.”
Paul Tolton
“No more turtle neck, or contracting when I’m cold – I can keep my length in my upper body, I’m not scrunching my neck. I’m learning to trust my body and the support of gravity. It’s so much easier.”
Cyclist / IT Specialist
“I had a traumatic accident a few years ago. After you ‘wriggled’ my head it felt weird – and really good. I could walk evenly for the first time in years!! I’m making friends with my body.”
"I've just had two enjoyable and useful sessions with Lucy on Zoom. I had been doubtful about how it would work but I was pleased with how it went. Of course, nothing is as good as face-to-face but we are where we are and this was great and has helped me to progress as I had hoped. Thank you. Looking forward to the next ones!"
"This comes with so much appreciation for your tenderness and spacious attention. I felt incredibly safe in those raw places. I had not been conscious of how deeply injured I was postnatally and then onwards. So starts another healing journey.

And, in terms of describing relationships which could so easily have made me feel terrible, I have been met with nothing but compassion and acceptance. Already, there are some subtle changes in important interpersonal dynamics. I would say that the family tree has definitely been shaken a little.

Thank you, Lucy. "
“For me, the Alexander Technique has been almost like a spiritual path in that it has woken me up to parts of my body that I was not conscious of. And, having become conscious, it has begun to show up in my life. So, when I stand like a queen, it’s not a fixed thing - it’s an attitude of mind. It brings a lightness, a confidence, a smile and strength - so I take that into my life.”
“I feel present. Nice to feel here, not racing ahead. I have a more measured, calm approach. I’m less reactive and am learning to look after myself and choose my responses.”

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