Stasia Forsythe Siena
Trained as a classical 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 and was appointed Co-Director of UCAT’s teacher training program in 2017.
Stasia has served on the music faculties of Indiana University, Milliken University, DePauw University, and the University of Illinois School of Music. She is currently an Artist Faculty member at Roosevelt University’s Chicago College of Performing Arts, where she teaches group classes in the Alexander Technique to musicians and actors. 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 is a 200-hour registered yoga teacher (RYT) and a certified Scolio-Pilates practitioner. She is an active member of AmSAT (American Society for the Alexander Technique). Stasia resides in Champaign, Illinois with her husband, Jerold Siena, and two children.