Our professional training programs provide a rich and deep experience for our trainees, they become insightful, caring and highly skilled coaches and teachers with the BodyMinded approach. We are committed to excellence, and are very proud of the influence our graduates are having in their communities.
Building on the professional foundation of her occupational therapy training Erin is an insightful and highly skills practitioner. Erin is interested in flexibility and ease for everyone she works with regardless of their physical challenges.
Dedicated and inspiring high school music teacher, Jo uses her BodyMinded training to enhance music learning with her students. Also a advocate for learning and health Jo also is a pilates mat instructor.
2017 Music Scholarship Awardee. Majorie is a singer and performer, she used the BodyMinded approach in her professional work.
Dave has overcome serious challenges using Alexander Technique, he now teaches in the Blue Mountains. Dave also has a keen interest in non -violent communication, he is a deeply caring and respectful teacher.
pain. Undertaking the BodyMinded training has given her practical tools to do the work she enjoy and remain healthy. Tania works in the Blue Mountains area.
Rosey teaches Sanskrit! As a BodyMinded graduate Rosey explores the world of meaning making including co-ordination and thinking.
First AUSTAT graduate from the Sydney Alexander Technique teacher training program. Jane is a deeply experienced school councillor and meditator. She brings a unique perspective to Alexander Technique practice, residing in the Blue Mountains NSW.
Passionate about health, fitness and wellbeing Shilo is a life long learner and a joyful generous teacher.
Chloe is part of a new generation of musicians that question the “norns” around health and wellbeing for musicians. A highly accomplished flutist (and wester and Chinese flutes), Chloe is promising to be a wonderful Alexander Technique teacher. Her coaching as a BodyMinded flute teacher is insightful and genuinely helpful to players. Chloe teaches in St Leonards.
Junichero gained his Alexander Technique teacher accreditation with Alexander Technique International (ATI) while studying for a year with Greg Holdaway, he has now returned to Japan and begun his teaching practice there. His training in Sydney was an outcome of the positive relationship we have with the BodyChance Studio in Japan.
Chong Yew as a professional musician came to Alexander Technique due to chronic injury. Chong Yew came from Malaysia to study intensively with Greg Holdaway, in this time he achieved BodyMinded Practitioner status. Chong Yew continues to perform in Malaysia and develop his BodyMinded approach to performing.
Louise is a writer, thinker, creative person who dives deeply into the BodyMinded approach. Working for harmony in everyday life and transformation from challenging physical stimulus.
Working in Regional NSW (Moling, Orange), Pam has extensive professional clinical experience as a massage therapist. Pam has been studying Alexander Technique for about 20 years. Pam now blends her BodyMinded knowledge, massage expertise with her communication training in Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) for the benefits of her clients.
Patrick is a leading music educator in NSW, working at James Russe High School (#1 High School for HSC results in NSW). Patrick uses his BodyMinded knowledge to infuse, inspire and help his students. Patrick is also an AMEB examiner and an active performer himself, he applies the BodyMinded approach to his own creative work too!
Sylvia used the BodyMinded approach for her yoga teaching, to ensure all students are working safely and with their best co-ordination.
Deborah is based in Tasmania, as a professional massage therapist she is actively blending the BodyMinded approach into her care and treatment of clients.
Thila is a speech therapist and also an artist, a dancer. Thila uses the BodyMinded approach to help her clients find their voice much as F.M Alexander did for himself!
Maxine has a super quick wit and intelligence. The BodyMinded approach has renovated her internal map of yourself. Often poetic and linked to visual images, Maxine explores the BodyMinded approach with laughter and images.
Pavle is a contemporary classical composer, with excellent BodyMinded skills to maintain an injury free regime of piano practice.
2016 Music Scholarship Awardee
Charity has a deep interest in healing and health. The BodyMinded approach influenced her piano playing and her teaching. Currently undertaking more study in Chinese Medicine.
Sara immediately incorporated the BodyMinded approach into her piano teaching practice. Returning to England after the training, she continues to teach student healthy music habits.
An experienced and accomplished flute teacher, Derek came to the BodyMinded training interested to teach his students so they would be more comfortable and have less strain.
"I found the Alexander Technique like an instruction book on how to use my body. My awareness of what I am doing has really helped me to use my voice better and be more comfortable in virtually every other movement that I make on or off stage."
"It is exceptionally relevant to all music teachers at any level to apply this thinking method in private and group lessons to help students help themselves instead of having to always ask. Students motivation will increase knowing the teacher understands the posture difficulties of playing an instrument for each person. They will be more confident in their performances also.”
"I find Alexander technique to be a brilliant kinaesthetic language for communicating mindfulness in movement. I have found that through the years the directions have help me with headache, muscle pain when they've occurred (usually because I wasn't using them).”
"As a Yoga Teacher and Remedial Massage Therapist who knew nothing about Alexander technique other than its name, I would highly recommend the Yoga and Alexander Technique workshop. The workshop was informative with both theory and practice. I highly recommended for anyone interested in Yoga as a teacher or a student."
"I find myself applying AT principles all the time to assist myself to do daily activities such as driving, walking, Pilates classes, etc with more ease and awareness. Greg Holdaway and the team provide great tuition, and a fun, relaxed environment. I would highly recommend Sydney Alexander Technique to musicians of all levels looking to play their instrument with greater ease, fluency and enjoyment. "
"I really think the classes are fantastic. I haven't got the serious back pain since the introduction lesson, and my back has been improved since. Before, I normally saw physiotherapist every two weeks; I haven't seen him since July (that's more than four months ago!)"
"Greg's therapy through Alexander Technique offers a most profound insight - how to spend every minute of every day not hurting myself. Through careful, detailed observation, Greg can and does help people move better and know the true physical nature of relaxation."
"I was in a desperate situation trying to break free of the constant spinal discomfort that tortured me every day. Alexander gave me the skills to manage my condition very effectively, in a way what other therapies could not."
"Cathy's workshops are always extraordinary. Having a diverse group of people with various amounts of experience in AT, from someone's first time with the work to experienced teachers, allows me to get views into the technique that I can't get in a one on one session. With her sense of humour and wealth of experience Cathy provides insights into a huge range of activities - can't wait for the next one!"