A former opera singer, Stasia Forsythe Siena, has a special interest in the Alexander Technique and music. She holds an undergraduate degree from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service and a master's degree from Indiana University. She received her Alexander Technique teaching certification from Joan and Alexander Murray at the Urbana Center for the Alexander Technique.
Stasia has served on the music faculties of Indiana University, Milliken University and DePauw University and currently teaches the Alexander Technique for the University of Illinois School of Music. She teaches Bikram-style yoga at The Hot Room in Indianapolis, Indiana. Over the past sixteen years, Stasia has taught the Alexander Technique in university, conservatory and master class settings throughout the United States and abroad. In addition to teaching, Stasia enjoys music, travel, practicing yoga and long walks with her three dogs. She recently completed a 200-hour yoga teaching certification and is an active member of AmSAT (American Society for the Alexander Technique). She resides in Champaign, Illinois with her husband and two children.
Certified Alexander Technique and Yoga Instructor
KBHC Faculty: 2017, 2018