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Holiday Facilitators: Alex Svoboda

skill, experience, warmth


The liberating power of dance seems to flow naturally out of Alex and spread to those who come to his classes. 

Alex has lived in three countries (Russia, US and the UK), studied at five universities and colleges, received his Ph.D., worked as an analyst and manager at world's leading organisations, including the legendary management consultancy McKinsey & Company. He has trained as a 5Rhythms teacher directly with Gabrielle Roth, certified as Open Floor teacher and has been studying with Anna Halprin. He is a University instructor and an experienced corporate training facilitator.

Alex offers a method of dance meditation that is highly accessible, simple and at the same time deep and potentially transformational. He teaches regularly in London, Cambridge, Dubai, Moscow, St Petersburg, Kiev and other cities. He has founded freedomDANCE, a school of dance meditation and conscious movement with over 30 teachers and trainees working in over 30 different cities.

Alex explains 'Each of our classes is an opportunity to have a taste of freedom. What kind of freedom? Freedom to breathe and move. Freedom to notice and accept what is happening inside ourselves and around us. Freedom to open up to something bigger, something that transcends our everyday ideas and calculations. Freedom to be yourself and share yourself with others…' 

What people say about Alex and his courses:

Wow! Alex is an amazing addition to the teaching staff. I LOVED his freedom dance course and would love to see him here in the future. Such an inspirational, kind and gentle person. 

All six course (morning dance, bodywork, comedy, morning yoga, writing and singing) were excellently conceived and delivered. 

Freedom dance eye-opening, uplifting and enriching experience for someone not flexible.

Alex's exploration of dance is highly recommended.

Alex's dance classes inspirational.

Alex is superb, humble, wonderful and skilled.

I could tell the instructors really cared because they would all often offer additional support or extra material with any individual interested - even if it meant them working additional hours. 

Alex’s dance was lovely, very sensitively facilitated.

freedomDance with Alex was deeply moving, physically and emotionally. He held a gentle space for the group with his lovely energy - thank you!

Did the dancing course, was excellent.

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