Sitting without Strain

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The pace and pressure of modern life can be unrelenting

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Understand how the Alexander Technique can help you

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Good posture – easy, comfortable and sustainable

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Strain and tension don’t have to be part of your daily life – let us show you how

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Our attention is constantly drawn outside of ourselves, into dealing with the external world.

But what happens to us as we move through our day? How much do we consider and care for the element which is constant: ourselves?

Through schooling our attention, the Alexander Technique provides a way of reducing the strains on our bodies and our being, to optimize our performance of the everyday, as well as of special skills.

At FiA, we specialize in teaching you the Alexander Technique.


Almost two years ago I was diagnosed with neck sprain (thoracic and cervical). …my osteopath suggested I might benefit from the Alexander [...] (More)

- Catherine Durney, public servant

I used to suffer from continuous lower back pain for many years after having a snowboard accident. Michael Stenning taught me Alexander Techniqu [...] (More)

- Strahinja Nikolic, Logik Consulting Pty Ltd, Garran, ACT

I will forever be grateful for the powerful teachings of Michael and Léonie at Freedom in Action. You have helped me to give myself my life bac [...] (More)

- Kelly Harrell, Mother and Wife

Would recommend it to anyone. (More)

- Jodie Reuter, Hansard, DPRS

Michael was excellent with his management and teaching skills, and had a warm friendly style which I found very uplifting (More)

- Dr Ralph Child, Pan Australian Exploration

Good balance of information-giving, exercises, visual presentation. I found the course enjoyable, informative, of great practical value and pote [...] (More)

- Gail Reekie, Australian Research Fellow, ANU

Just a quick note to say how useful the Alexander course was. I can heartily recommend it and would appreciate it if I could attend any follow-u [...] (More)

- David Sime, Sound and Vision Office, DPRS

Michael Stenning’s “Intro to Alexander Technique” was impressive. Initially establishing his bona fides as a professional practical musici [...] (More)

- Maj G Grey RMC Duntroon

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