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Moving, Living & Performing with Ease

Soma Workshops

Monday, 12 February 2018 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM (EST)

Moving, Living & Performing with Ease

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Full Day, 10am-3pm 12 Feb 2018 $80.00 $6.29
Morning Session, 10am-noon 12 Feb 2018 $50.00 $4.16
Afternoon Session, 1-3pm 12 Feb 2018 $50.00 $4.16

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SOMA Workshops presents:

Moving, Living & Performing with Ease


Suzanne Liska (MFA)

Movement Educator and Dance Artist

 A practical workshop providing tools for increased ease and efficiency in movement and daily activities.

Co-presented with Esther Cieri and rj fleck, Certified Teachers of the Alexander Technique


Improve your freedom of movement, expressiveness and confidence

Move with less strain and effort

Overcome Anxiety and Self Consciousness

Decrease Tension and Stress

Prevent and Rehabilitate Injury

You will learn to increase your possibilities 
for freedom and choice in daily activities 
and bring positive change to your life.



 In the morning, with Suzanne, we will:

Experience how kinesthetic awareness training integrates your body and mind to facilitate greater freedom, ease and confidence while moving.

Experience how to train your kinesthetic coordination, individually and in response to others.

Experience efficient techniques to interact effortlessly with your environment.

Experience coordinated and authentic movement to support your daily activities.

In the afternoon, with Esther and rj, we will:

Apply what we have learned in the morning, incorporating the principles of the Alexander Technique, to the activities, pursuits and challenges of our daily lives.




Suzanne Liska (B.A., B.Ed, SSHRC funded MFA in Dance Choreography) is a dance artist, choreographer, and teacher, specializing in dance improvisation since 1998 and the Alexander Technique since 2008. She has taught workshop intensives for Collective Gulp in Ottawa, CCDC in Calgary, C.I.N.N. in Tokyo, and Leviathan studio in BC, and in Toronto at Ryerson University, George Brown and Humber College in Toronto. She has been a faculty teacher at the Randolph Academy College program since 2011 and a course director in Dance at York University since 2016. 



Esther Cieri

Esther Cieri began her career as a movement educator in her late teens teaching ballet and creative dance. She is certified to teach the Alexander Technique, Pilates and Yoga. Her approach is to facilitate healing by creating a safe space for you to uncover your own wisdom and awareness about how to move through the world with more ease, resiliency and simplicity. She specializes in injury rehabilitation and prevention, workplace wellness and assisting artists and performers optimize their potential.



rj fleckrj fleck is an experienced pianist, composer and musician. He is certified to teach the Alexander Technique, Pilates and Yoga and also works with Tai Chi and Contemplative Practice. His approach is to help the student engage with the activities of life with ease and freedom, in a manner which is sustainable and non-injurious.






The Alexander Technique is a practical method of achieving an increased level of awareness and conscious direction of the use of ourselves. If you would like to improve your ability to move through your daily activities with less effort, stress and strain; if you would like to approach your life experience with more lightness and grace, this workshop is for you.

All are welcome: 
this workshop is for everybody
 who moves and does.

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When & Where

Trinity-St Paul's Centre
427 Bloor Street West
Toronto, ON M5S 1X7

Monday, 12 February 2018 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM (EST)

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Soma Workshops presents workshops on Alexander Technique and Somatic Education.  We strive to create a forum for influential practioners to share their work with the general public and the community at large.

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