Fumi Sasa has twenty-five years of Alexander Technique experience. She was certified in 1998 by the American Society for the Alexander Technique (AmSAT), which requires a three-year teacher-training course, composing 1600 hours of training.
She has taught at Bay Area Dance Week, San Francisco Zen Center, American Conservatory Theater Albuquerque Tango Club, and in Mendocino and San Francisco Tango Communities. She currently teaches at Academy of Art University's School of Motion Pictures & Television and School of Acting.
Her specialty is working with dancers, actors, musicians, professional athletes, and people with repetitive strain injuries. She has extensive knowledge of neck, back, and knee pain, scoliosis, fibromyalgia, arthritis, disc herniation, osteoporosis, asthma and other complex conditions, from working with Dr. Lisa Hosbien, a holistic physician in Sacramento, California.
With a passion for Argentine Tango, Fumi discovered the Alexander Technique after she suffered from Sciatica, low back pain, TMJ syndrome and multiple dance related injuries. She is also a Certified Health Educator, and a Nutrition Counselor.
Fumi was born in Japan and educated in the U.S. and speaks both Japanese and English fluently.