Alexander Technique

Mindful movement, freedom in breathing, intelligent postural support

The Alexander Technique can help you reduce strain on your body and your being in the performance of everyday tasks as well as of special skills.

“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 back! Learning the Alexander Technique has been a truly transformational experience and has put the power of healing back within ME! Gone are the daily, anxiety-producing headaches that plagued me for years and the dependence on ibuprofen for relief. Gone is my fear that I will someday be an old lady who can barely move and cannot pick up my grandchildren. Gone is the frustration of powerlessness to eliminate or  minimize the back, hip, and buttock pains.”

Catherine Durney

Public servant

Michael and Léonie have helped thousands of people to overcome, mitigate and manage a range of common, and not so common back, neck and associated problems. They have a particular interest in problem-solving in workplace environments, with musicians and with sportspeople.

Voice and the Alexander Technique

The connections and interdependence of parts related to the voice are complex and multi-layered. The larynx is suspended from the skull in a cat’s cradle of muscle and ligament.  Thus head balance may affect the larynx, while the skull finds a balance on top of the...

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The Art of Skiing

The Art of Skiing As one beginner skier complained, “My brain understands the instructor’s directions, but my body won’t carry them out!”. Recognizing that the way we approach anything is going to affect the outcome, the Alexander Technique pays great attention to how...

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Exercising but getting injured?

Would you like to be able to perform your choice of exercise with efficiency and grace? Would you like to ensure good “form” whether in the gym, jogging, swimming, stretching, walking or even in martial art forms? Would you like to avoid strain on joints or other...

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