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...subtle actions that cause an irregular frame to be filled, like raising the dome of the soft palate and releasing the legs out of the pelvis, are manifestations of a delicacy of movement in which there is very great accuracy.

The Buddha's instruction that, when lying down to go to sleep, we should think of light, always wishing to be awake, is related with the overarching existence of this right direction (up), which is the direction of light, or the direction of being awake.
When we go to sleep, we temporarily go in the other direction, in the direction of darkness; but the tendency, or orientation, or alignment remains the same.

...a truer demonstration, though not easy to understand, is provided by maintaining a direction in Alexander work that is opposite to a movement. This happens, for example, when we continue to think up whilst lowering the body by bending the knees – a preparatory step in sitting-.
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