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The music academy Musical offers a number of free activities open to all students in addition to the main courses, including:

  • Access to the Musicala Music Festival concerts
  • Singing and choral workshops
  • Large string ensemble
  • Physical awakening activities every morning
  • Composition workshops (composer’s pieces performed)
  • Lectures

Complementary courses


The word « Yoga » means union, between body and mind, for example. Practicing Yoga then, implies re-uniting, harmonizing the various facets of our life.

Made popular thanks to the violonist Yehudi Menuhin, its benefits are manifold. Becoming more aware of one’s posture and re-connecting to one’s body always leads to a greater comfort of play and also prevents many of the ills common to musicians.

The practice is based on :
– 1. dynamic movements and static postures
– 2. Breathing techniques
– 3. Meditations/visualisations
– 4. Advices regarding health

1. & 2. the functionning of all the systems is enhanced and deeply regenerated (cardio-vascular, nervous, endocrine, respiratory, digestive, immune…)

Breath is the essential link between mind and body. Its quality impacts considerably the life of the music player, his professional, as well as his personnal: learning to breathe properly accelerates one’s capacities for learning and focus through the ideal oxygenation of the brain and other body parts.

3. Meditation allows the brain to regenerate in a short period of time, allowing an optimal health and efficiency of the brain.

4. Le Yoga considère que chaque acte impacte l’humain et son niveau de bien-être dans sa globalité. That is why we also emphasize on our relationship to food, sleep, our subconscious, other people…

Sinclair Smith

Being exposed to Yoga from a young age, through his own family, naturally led Sinclair to embrace this art of living.

Professeur passioné et attentionné, il se forme régulièrement en Inde. At the institute Kaivalyadhama, as well as with internationally acclaimed masters such as Simon Borg-Olivier, Paul Dallaghan or Gregor Mahele.

Willing to integrate science and spirituality, he never stops seeking betterment, both in the technical aspects (posture, breath, diet) and the subtler aspects (philosophy, meditation, introspection).

Based in Geneva, he accompanies his students with humor and rigor, sharing tailored tools and keys for lifelong effectiveness.

Teaching Yoga is a vocation to him, synonymous with helping people blossom and enjoy life more fully.

Class content

Group classes take place everyday at 7.30, 12.30 and/or 17.30. Private classes are on demand.

Simple option : The student can participate in 4 group classes and one private lesson (30 minutes). Reinforced option : The student can access all the group classes and two private lessons (1 hour).

After Musicalta, the student will have the capacity to carry on practicing yoga by him/herself (and even share it safely with his family and friends!) or take classes with a good personnal experience.



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Coaching is for anyone who expresses the need to be accompanied to achieve a goal.

Coaching reflects your resources. It aims to make you an actor of your project by enriching your knowledge and your performances.
It is your skills, your strengths and your experiences that will allow you to move forward and project yourself. It is also the knowledge of your bottlenecks that will allow you to better get around them and avoid them to follow your path.
Coaching takes place in several individual sessions.

How do I know if coaching is right for me?

☛ You are looking for a coaching adapted to your objective?
Each coaching is different. You are unique and the coaching will be adapted to you and developed in order to achieve your objective.

☛ You are looking for a support?
A coach does not give advices, he listens and accompanies by asking appropriate questions that allow you to situate yourself to move forward positively.

You want to work on the present – future axis?
The coach is not a psychotherapist and does not look back on the past even if he is led to take it into account.
It is after having made a statement of the present situation with the coachee that the coach will lead him to project himself into the future.

☛ You want to know yourself better?
Your values, your limits, your needs and your beliefs will guide you towards your goal.

☛ You are looking for a measurable result?
During the different sessions, I will follow specific steps in a structured approach which will lead to a detailed action plan for your project, the result of which will be measurable.


Florence Lab

Florence Lab is a certified coach specialized in accompaniment of the musician, she has a great expertise in music professions.

Concert harpsichordist and professor in various conservatories for more than 10 years, then co-founder and manager of Musicalta (Festival, Academy, Grandes Scènes, Lyon Printemps Musical) since 1994, she now puts her different experiences and coaching skills at the service of accompanying musicians.

Florence Lab makes positive thinking her main line of work to accompany each of her coachees in a unique way in the management of stress and stage fright as well as in the conduct of the professional project.

After studying harpsichord at the National Conservatory – CRR in Strasbourg, Florence Lab continued her studies at the Athens Conservatory – Greece, at the CNSMD in Lyon with Huguette Dreyfus and at the Sweelinck Conservatory in Amsterdam – Netherlands, with Gustav Leonhardt.

Entre 1989 et 2000, elle se produit lors de concerts en France en tant que clavecin solo avec de nombreux orchestres : l’Orchestre National de Lyon, la Philharmonie de Lorraine, l’Ensemble instrumental de Grenoble, la Camerata de France, l’Orchestre de chambre Bernard Thomas, Les Archets de Paris… Elle participe également à de nombreux concerts en tant que soliste et en musique de chambre en France, en Allemagne, et aux États Unis ainsi qu’à des enregistrements radiophoniques et télévisés en Grèce et en France. She performed alongside Philippe Bernold, Jean-Pierre Rampal, Maurice André, Francis Duroy, Benoît Fromanger, Emmanuelle Bertrand, Jean Estournet, Denis Raisin Dadre, Jean-Guihen Queyras, Philippe Lenoir, David Walter…

Between 1989 and 1995, she taught harpsichord, continuo and chamber music at the Lyon CRR, Grenoble CRR and Villeurbanne CRD.

In 1994, Florence Lab founded Musicalta with Francis Duroy. In 1998, she obtained a Master degree in “Cultural Development and Administration: Project Management” at the University of Lyon 2.

Florence Lab has been an RNCP Level I certified professional coach since 2017.

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F.M. Alexander Technique

Opened to every person wishing to find tools for a better postural balance bringing more well-being and freedom and less stress. Ces cours s’adressent aux musiciens en situation d’apprentissage, de performance ou déjà pédagogues.

The Frederick Matthias Alexander Technique is a method which allows the redeployment of the muscular system by avoiding the useless tensions. It helps the body by helping to stop with bad conscious or unconscious postures. It allows to develop a better ” use of oneself ” respectful of the body.

The FM Alexander technique aims for adopting good postural habits through 5 procedures. These procedures will help the student to release muscular tension, to play without hindrance and with lightness, thus giving him more speed and fluidity.

The F.M. Alexander technique will be taught by Claire Brunaud during sessions 1 and 2.

Claire Brunaud

Professor of Technique F.M. Alexander, Pianist
Diplômée du Centre de Formation Technique Alexander-Paris

Piano teacher, holder of a Master’s degree in Music and Musicology from Paris-IV Sorbonne University with the speciality Music and Arts-Plastique, Claire Brunaud is also holder of a diploma delivered by the Training center of Technique Alexander ( CFTA) of Paris.
Since then, she is training musicians, dancers and comedians. She is also teaching music music theory and musical awakening in a dynamic and physical prospect. De plus, elle se perfectionne en direction de chœur auprès de différents chefs.
Claire Brunaud is also involved in another artistic domain through the painting and through the illustration.


Class content

Claire Brunaud works on 4 group classes and 2 individual classes of 30 to 45 minutes. The first four classes are collective. They take place every other day in order to let the body operate changes between each class. Then, Claire Brunaud gives 2 individual classes. During the last individual class, the student brings his instrument to enable him to practice what he will have learnt during that session.

Sophrology (session 2)

The practice of sophrology is accessible to all. Mixing breathing techniques, visualization and gentle body movements, each person can learn to channel their mind, feel their body and their emotions. It brings a lot of inner calm, self-confidence and in the future, it can revive energy and vitality in each of us. In addition, regular practice allows you to become aware of the position of your body at every moment, any unnecessary contractions and then consciously release tension. You will also gain a better understanding of the importance of breathing and its power over your body. Enfin, la sophrologie est un outil efficace pour préparer un examen, une épreuve à venir.

Margot Espinasse

Margot Espinasse a travaillé plusieurs années dans les ressources humaines puis a décidé de se tourner plus vers l’humain et d’aider chacun à développer son plein potentiel. Certified Life Coach in 2009 (from Cohesion International), she realizes little by little that she misses a dimension to her accompaniments. Her sophrology training brings the necessary tool to guide everyone towards their feelings and soothe their mind.
Since then she is working with teenagers and expatriates women to help them manage their stress, overcome a difficult time, prepare for an exam and to reconnect to their inner self to progress more serenely in life.

Class content

For sophrology group lessons, classes take place every other day for at least 1 hour per class. L’élève assiste donc à au moins 4 heures de cours par session, selon le temps laissé par les autres options.

For sophrology as a strengthened option, the student is able to attend 4 group sessions and 3 individual sessions.

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Ayurveda (session 2)

AYURVEDA, traditional Indian medicine, addresses the body in its entirety by taking into account the constitution of each individual (dominant dosha) in order to propose lifestyle habits (diet, exercise, rhythm of life) and adapted massages. This allows each person to face the various external aggressions (environment, situations, diet) while maintaining their internal physiological balance. Each session allows you to better understand what is good for you, in relation to your constitution (prakriti) and your imbalances (vikriti), and each massage accordingly to release physical and mind tensions and help rebalance your body. Puis chaque massage (aux huiles ayurvédiques ou à la poudre), choisi par Margot en fonction de vos besoins du moment, contribuera à la détente physique et psychologique ainsi qu’à rééquilibrer votre corps.

Individual sessions will be given by Margot Espinasse, Ayurvedic Therapist.

Margot Espinasse

While expatriated for 10 years in Oman, Ayurveda comes to Margot naturally by the meeting of Indians also expatriated there. Experiencing Ayurveda herself, she discovered all the strength of this method and decided to become a body practitioner in Ayurveda (Atreya Abhyanga method- European Institute of Vedic Studies) and a Ayurvedic Therapist. This new understanding and knowledge of the human in its totality (body / mind) while subjected to the external influences, seems now essential to understand the unique and individual functioning of everyone.

Breathing, Food, Physical Activity, Massage: The Basics of a Life in Accordance with Yourself.

Class content

For ayurveda, the student will receive 2h30 of therapeutic massage, which can be split into 3, 4 or 5 massages. An Ayurvedic check-up will be given to each student with personalized advice concerning lifestyle (diet, activity…). The student will also be able to attend a group presentation of ayurveda.

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