3901 Clifton Avenue,
Technique, Holistic Psychology, Pilates, Community
Experiences for Holistic Wellness
The Lloyd House is a center for
healing and good times in Cincinnati, Ohio, hosted by
Ellen Bierhorst. Here you can find wellness
(psychotherapy, Alexander Technique, Pilates...),
community (monthly drum circle, Chautauqua Pot Lucks, ...)
and a unique ambiance of warmth and stimulation.
Let's get well, stay
well, and make the world beautiful in every sense... and have
GAMES FREE FRIENDSHIP CONCERTS
RESIDENTIAL SPACES AVAILABLE AT
THE LLOYD HOUSE
Psychology: Ellen Bierhorst, Ph.D.
Cincinnati, Ohio (Clifton neighborhood)
Ellen Bierhorst, M. AmSAT
Kristen Fryer, Certified Alexander
Technique Teacher, Fletcher Pilates Instructor
last modified: 6/28/12
Ellen Bierhorst, Ph.D.
SkyLight, Holistic Education
and Facilitated Group Support for Couples with Fertility
Alexander Technique Teachers at the Lloyd House:
Ellen Bierhorst, Ph.D. 513 221 1289
After 520 Salons (Ten years, EVERY week!) the salon
ended with a bang on July 28, 2011. Our next adventure
will be: The Lloyd House Chautauqua. Stay Tuned!
Wednesday Night Pot Luck Salon
(The now-obsolete announcement was:) Every
week, 5:45, 52 weeks a year. Good food, fellowship and
wonderful talk until 8 pm. No reservation required;
don't ring bell, just come in (leave shoes in the foyer).
Bring something to share. We pass a donations basket and ask
for $5 or what you feel good about giving. Fun! Join
us. 3901 Clifton Avenue, 45220, please park on Lafayette Ave
unless you are physically handicapped.
National Register of
Historic Landmarks, 1888: What is the Lloyd House?
Link to the Lloyd
information: Phone (513) 221-1289 email:
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Let's get well, stay well,
and make the world beautiful in every sense... and have fun.
Holistic means that every
part contains the whole; that no part can be separated from any
So getting well involves
physical, psychological and spiritual aspects of the individual.
The individual is related
as cause and as result of the society.
On the FINAL Tuesday of each month:
“Drumming with the
community helps healing, connects people to the
heartbeat of Mother Earth, helps people focus and become
grounded.” Tony Showa
Hope to see you on the LAST Tuesday of each month from
6:45 to 8:45 PM.
Where: The Lloyd House
3901 Clifton Ave. Cincinnati 45220 (see map at
(park on Lafayette Ave.)
Time: 6:45 to 8:45
Bring drums, rattles, your wonderful self to enjoy raising
the collective vibrations for healing intent.
What is The
Since 1957 my family has occupied this
wonderful old home in Clifton. It is listed on the National
Register of Historic Landmarks for its distinguished architecture
(Richardson Romanesque Revival, 1888) and because it was the
residence from 1908 of John Uri Lloyd, chemist, pharmacist,
educator, botanist and author. Dr. Lloyd, together with is
also remarkable brothers founded the Lloyd Library on Plum Street,
an internationally important repository of botanical -
In 1997 I began hosting here a various
assortment of programs related to my interest in the
holistic approach. We have had yoga classes, musical
performances, cooking classes, drumming circles, shamanism
classes, healings by Tibetan monks, performance art and theater,
... even weddings. Most people, coming for the first time to
this house say, "Oh, I have noticed this house for years and
always wanted to see the inside!" More about the Lloyd House property
The Alexander Technique
with Ellen Bierhorst at the Lloyd House
My teaching room at the Lloyd
HOuse as of July, 2009
In a daring move, I began training as an
Alexander Technique teacher when I was 66. I just couldn't not
do it. Now, in the summer of 2009, I have just completed the
three year intensive training and am having a wonderful time seeing
many people for lessons. In the interests of seeing as many
students as possible I am offering ridiculous low rates.* This is an
opportunity you shouldn't pass up if you have ever had an interest
in the technique. Probably by Thanksgiving or before, I'll be
raising the fee. My schedule has been completely booked since
graduating and offering this great deal, so if you want to take
advantage of it, you may have to wait.
If you have never heard of the amazing
Alexander Technique, it is good for aches and pains of the muscles,
good for over all health, good for posture, good for artistic
performance, good for athletic performance, and good for your
psychology, whether you issue is stress, worry, time management,
clutter control, ... the list goes on. You can read
introductions to the technique at many, many websites around the
world. Two of my favorites are : http://www.alexandertechnique.com
. Below, a link to some of my own writings on my path to
becoming a teacher and my thoughts about the technique.
Call me up and schedule a small budget
lesson!* Ellen Bierhorst 513 221 1289
Link to a page with
several articles I am writing about the technique.
* A word about fees. As of this moment, 7/25/09, I believe I
will offer any new pupil a free first lesson, followed by three
lessons at $10, followed by four more lessons at $20... probably
with the proviso that they pay in advance. The concept is that
a brand-new student cannot possibly groc the relevance and importance of the Alexander
Technique in their lives short of that many lessons, so why not help
them to get it?
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RESIDENTIAL SPACES AT THE LLOYD HOUSE
#1: Master Suite, Available 7/1/12
Five adults share
separate bedrooms, communal spaces in the Lloyd House on
Second Floor Master Suite:
Two large rooms, gas burning fireplace in each, with
enormous bathroom (including washing machine) and sleeping
porch (3 season).
Kitchen on third floor is shared among 4 housemates (two per
Off-street parking. Common rooms include: first floor
living, dining rooms, spacious veranda with chiminea and
Hatteras hammock, third floor meditation/movement
Utilities: heat, water, high speed wireless internet
The atmosphere is warm, welcoming and relaxed. We like
to have periodic house brunch for current and former
housemates, and typically have a live-music dancing party in
the late summer.
Housemates must be people who can be pleasant and up-beat
24/7, with rock solid ability to pay house-sharing dues on
time without reminding. Dues for the Master
Suite: $725/month. Available 7/1/12.
(The gray areas in the
photos below are an artifact of the computer; the
ceilings and walls are all in perfect shape.)
#2: North West Bedroom, Second Floor:
Spacious room with 3
very large windows (facing N and W), beautiful bathroom, gas
burning fireplace. Loft with double bed mattress;
fouton with double bed mattress. Either furnished or
unfurnished. Shares kitchen on third floor (see photo)
with 3 other housemates. Laundry in basement.
Many wonderful common spaces (see above description.) $550
house dues per month, includes heat, electricity, water,
high speed wireless internet connection.