Penny McDonald

Teacher of the Alexander Technique

Pain Free Movement.

Breathe Freely.

Be The Best You Can Be.

Penny McDonald teaches the The Alexander Technique to people of all ages and backgrounds who wish to find ease of movement. She works to help you cooperate with the design of the body, to free up your breathing and to help you find a way of being gentle and kind to yourself. It’s all about finding a useful way of inviting the body to work more efficiently.

Penny also provides specialised training in the Alexander Technique for actors, musicians, dancers and performers. The focus here is on finding connection through yourself, to better connect to the audience. All while having fun.

Penny runs group classes in the Alexander Technique at many major acting studios and music schools. You can book her to visit workshops, workplace or rehearsals, or you can visit Penny at her studio for a private lesson or join our weekly drop-in group classes.

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Services & Resources

Individual Lessons
An intimate way to learn the fundamentals of using your body.
Group Classes
Learn how to bring joy to every day activities in a group of like-minded individuals.
Teacher Training Course
Become a Alexander Technique Practitioner in Hobart.
Rehearsals, Performances & Directing
Applying the Alexander Technique to rehearsal and performance.
Performing Arts
Infusing the Alexander Technique into all aspects of the Performing Arts.
My Other Modality: Healing Water Dance
Quiet the mind, move the body and release in a way that is only possible in the water.
Private Pool Hire
Dive into serenity with our private pool hire.
Learn how every day lives have changed with the Alexander Technique.

“I have worked with Penny for years and have found her to be one of the most intuitive, generous, and life changing practitioners in the field. Her experience is enormous and her gifts undeniable. I am thrilled that all .. will experience the benefits of Penny teaching as much as I have over the past decade and a half.”

— Hugh Jackman

We acknowledge the traditional and original owners of the land on which we live, work and play the  muwininina people of nipaluna/Hobart, and all palawa peoples of lutruwita/Tasmania. We pay our respects to Elders past and present, and thank them for their custodianship of this unceded land.

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