Author Archives: Erica

Stay calm, lie down and breathe

Christmas can be a stressful time… so much to do, presents to buy, food to buy, wrapping and decorations to get done… etc etc. All this extra activity can take its toll on how we feel. Taking time out to … Continue reading

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A very interesting day

Last Saturday I attended a Gillian Higgins, Horses Inside Out seminar. It was a really interesting day with lots of useful information put across in a very clear way. Gillian paints horses with the bones and muscles so that when … Continue reading

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A busy time in Argyll

I have just returned from a busy few days working in Argyll. A good mix of Alexander Technique and Tellington TTouch Training for horses work in several stunning locations! I am back there on 22nd November for another 5 day … Continue reading

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Lovely afternoon in Edinburgh

Yesterday afternoon my good friend and colleague Julia Woodman had an open day to celebrate the setting up of her new Alexander Technique teacher training school in Portobello, Edinburgh. It was so lovely to meet old friends and new who … Continue reading

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The new Equinextra Team

I have teamed up with Sue Carr, Sue Winstanley Wood and Helen Dryden, all of whom are linked to Jigsaw in Mawdesley, Lancs, to bring to life the Equinextra brand. Our areas of work combine to offer a complete service … Continue reading

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New venture with Jo Churlish just outside Durham

Having spent yesterday with my TTouch friend and colleague Jo Churlish planning TTouch Training for Horses workshops in the Durham area, I am very happy to announce 2 dates at the Finchale View Riding School – Monday 20th August and … Continue reading

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That went well!

My Comfortable Rider, Comfortable Horse workshop on Friday went really well. The team at Jigsaw in Mawdesley worked really hard to get the place and the horses clean and tidy for the start of the day and helped the day … Continue reading

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Alexander Technique for people with Parkinson’s

I spent yesterday learning more about Parkinson’s and how I might be able to help people with the condition to manage their symptoms better. We have a pretty good randomised controlled trial demonstrating that Alexander Technique lessons from STAT registered … Continue reading

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Tellington TTouch body wraps – multiple uses!

The Tellington TTouch Training method body wraps enhance proprioception and body awareness, calming and softening and relaxing whoever is wearing them. I use them with horses to help them stay calm but also to achieve increased freedom of movement. I … Continue reading

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Planning a new workshop

  Comfortable Rider, Comfortable Horse workshop on Friday 13th July. A combination of Alexander Technique and TTouch to bring ease and coordination to both horse and rider  

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