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Fundamentals of Alexander Technique with Michael Ashcroft

We talk with Michael Ashcroft about the development of his course, Fundamentals of Alexander Technique.

In this podcast we discuss:

  • What is the Alexander Technique?
  • How Michael built his courses
  • Having fun on twitter
  • and much more!

Full Episode

Show Notes

0:00 Intro

0:25 What is Alexander Technique?

3:22 Shifting in-person teaching to online courses

5:18 Michael's Energy Sector background

8:46 Where are the double-blind studies??

9:45 Michael's iterative approach to course building

13:37 First lesson anxiety and getting buy-in

16:52 The structure of Michael's AT course

19:04 What do you wish you would have known before making the course?

22:40 What's coming in the next iteration?

24:18 Building slower, peaceful learning communities

25:13 No deadlines for students?

27:05 How building this course transformed Michael

29:32 Meta-skills gained from course building

30:41 Figure out who you are, then make a course

34:38 The creation of the Digital Productivity Course

37:33 Scene building and filling the gaps in the eco-system

39:06 Becoming an on-ramp and breaking into new markets

40:22 Using twitter to make friends

46:17 Coercion

49:16 Music Recommendations

50:23 Where to find Michael