Welcome to BalanceforLife Coaching

I am Loba Chudak, creator of BalanceforLife Coaching Programs that help women and men who are stressed, overwhelmed or in pain reduce tension, restore ease and cultivate a new body mind awareness to return to a deeper connection within themselves so they can support their best selves in all areas of their life.

My work is founded in the Alexander Technique, a unique method, developed and practiced since the 1930's with far reaching results and lasting benefits, and grounded in my over 25 years of ongoing meditation practice, performance experience as a professional flutist and being an entrepreneur.

Loba Chudak

Balance, Vision & Soul

Living Poise Coaching & Art

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How you 'do' your neck is how you do everything....

Be in touch with your body  -

stress management, mentally, in your profession & at the computer

  • learn to let go of tension, manage repetitive thinking, calm yourself and your nervous system
  • cultivate presence, appreciation and awareness through your body
  • embody centered confidence and calm
  • become better at 'how you use your body' while using the computer


  • slow down and make space for listening to your true needs
  • deepen body centered mindfulness and sensory presence
  • cultivate clarity, spaciousness and creativity
  • reduce and mange discomfort and pain with the natural alignment and innate intelligence of your body and movement.

graceful aging

  • improve and maintain steadiness, mobility and confidence in walking and standing on your feet as you age
  • regain a feeling of lightness and spaciousness as you ease into improved posture and functional movement, improve your mobility when using a walker
  • improved breathing
  • embody a renewed sense of joy and comfort even in the midst of limitations, e.g. improve balance while using a cane or a walker

specialized activities, music, dance & sports

  • gain understanding of the fundamental principles that govern movement, as demonstrated by F.M Alexander, and bring it to your specialized activity
  • highten your performance edge
  • prevent/reverse the effects of repetitive stress injuries in sports/music,dance

About Loba Chudak

Loba Chudak is an artist, entrepreneur and a life balance & soul vision/livelihood mentor. She works with women, sensitive souls and those who long to bring more balance and harmony back into their life, create from the heart, and strive to manifest their dreams and life vision.

As a performing artist, intuitive healer and AmSAT certified teacher of the F.M. Alexander Technique she has worked with people from all walks of life for more than 30 years.

With creative approaches, compassionate listening, proven practices and practical steps, she inspires their courage and strengthens their ability to create steady progress towards realizing their hearts goals.  ‍ Her private coaching and seminars allow women to outgrow self-imposed limits, transform drama & pain and move into more confidence,  joy and inner peace: Moving forward saying YES to themselves, renewing their passion and embodying their purpose - the projects, lives &  business they desire to create.

This is for you if you are ready to make changes so you can:

  • improve your overall wellness and vitality to have more energy for the things you want to do
  • put an end to running yourself down and instead prioritize your self-care to be naturally poised as you do your best in your work, skilled activities, service and care for others
  • address neck and back pain and improve longstanding movement & structural challenges
  • let go of neck, back and shoulder tension to be more comfortable as you work at your desk and computer
  • handle life challenges calmly and skillfully
  • know yourself on a deeper level, connect with your purpose and experience more satisfaction & joy

When I first began working with Loba I was experiencing anxiety, mild depression, pain due to a neck injury and tennis elbow. Through her program I have gained a new awareness for how I am using my body throughout the day. I am more aware of my neck and back and my ways of holding. I have learned to respond in new ways, releasing tension, making changes and improvements in the moment. Working with Loba has broadened my understanding of the mind-body connection and it’s relationship to my overall health.

The pain in my elbow cleared up very quickly and the improvements in my tennis and golf game are remarkable. The increase in choices and my understanding of them have greatly improved my quality of life, my interactions with others, as well as my overall physical and mental health.

Nancy Dankle, Marketing Expert

I’ve experienced chronic fatigue for years never really knowing why. Loba’s work has guided me to a deeper understanding of the connection between the spiritual and physical. I have been introduced to techniques for deep relaxation as well as strengthening and centering, that have made a real difference in how I process fatigue and stress.

Understanding one's self and self-expression are major hurdles as I struggled with emotional clarity torn between accommodating the needs of others and nurturing my own set of needs. My work with Loba has enabled me to embrace a new level of confidence and clarity, I now feel justified to take care of myself. Fundamental to my work with Loba is that she’s intuitive and cares about my progress. I found Loba to be passionate about helping people help themselves through encouragement, skilled support, and compassionate guidance. I’m moved by her willingness to reach deep and guide and empower me into untapped resources. Thank you so much for all you bring to my life.

J. L. Lattimore

After having taken lessons with Loba, my learning with the Alexander Technique continues. It's quite amazing; I notice myself discovering more practical and useful ways to utilize my body's natural mechanics. As a result, I believe, I suffer less now from various pains and aches which I had hitherto assumed unavoidable. For instance, when I began studying with her, I suffered from pain in my feet, and after a few sessions, this was gone. Moreover, she and I worked together on my guitar technique, and since then my playing feels like it is utilizing more functional movements. Loba is wonderfully skilled and without hesitation I'd certainly recommend her excellent work to anyone.

Timothy Donavan Russell, IT Professional / Artist / Radio D

My work with Loba in her Living Poise programs and one on one retreats over an extended period of time has impacted my life profoundly.

After spending just a short amount of time with Loba I feel peaceful and at ease, after an extended period of time I feel transformed inside and out.

The level of self care that Loba teaches and lives has been tremendously valuable for me. Aspiring towards a life of balance and deeper self care, I will be forever grateful to Loba for her support and guidance.

Siobhain Dobrovolny

"I was giving up in the war against my body; that’s how it felt.  The pain of chronic conditions had really knocked me down, then a severe injury caused everything to get worse suddenly.  Loba to the rescue!  After 3 months of working with Loba, I am remarkably better in so many ways.  I am learning how to use my whole self in ways that encourage space; in that space, I am growing.

At my first lesson, pain made it extremely difficult to walk or stand, and my attitude was close to despair.  Loba gently worked to help me move in different ways, to release tension that was adding to the pain, and to trust myself to let go.  As the physical pain has lessened, she has opened up so many opportunities to change in other ways.  I am fully committed to this new path of using myself well.

She is patient, gentle, and kind in every moment. She is an artist and a musician, with an uncanny intuitive sense and a very deep understanding of the healing process; these talents all combine to make her an outstanding Alexander Technique teacher.  For the first time in several years, I have hope that the future can be better than the present."

Carol Miller, retired teacher

After a year of working with Loba, I continue to improve in so many ways.  The Technique, especially as applied by Loba, is very effective and liberating.”

What people say

Cultivate the tools to let go of tension, transform stress and move towards improved mobility, comfort and ease!

  • Learn new tools and expand your repertoire for inspired and skillful choice making! Knowing how to make constructive and intelligent choices is the key to better taking care or yourself and your whole life!
  • A lifetime of habitual responses, mental, emotional and physical patterns accumulate and leave their traces, but they are our opportunity to become more attuned to ourselves and our whole life, if we can meet them from a different angel and engage our whole being to experience what is already within us.
  • Through our work my clients experience a new sense of freedom and ease as they move through their day.
  • Many experience a reduction in tension and pain and an increase in clarity, joy and confidence. As their use of themselves improves, their posture becomes naturally upright and poised, they have more energy, feel calmer, more grounded, emotionally stable and overall capable.

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Are you Ready to Support Yourself in New Ways?

Contact me for a FREE introductory Conversation

During our conversation:

  • I will help you get focussed and clarify for yourself what is truly important to you right now‍‍
  • Brainstorm possibilities for taking a new approach
  • Tips on how to work with tension, anxiety and feelings of overwhelm
  • Offer a next step to bring you closer to implementing tools to make consistent and lasting improvements

I am excited to share these valuable tools with you!

Discover what BodyBalance Coaching can bring to your life,

contact me at 217.621.3443 or use the link below to email me and set up a complimentary, no obligation conversation.

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For Women and Men who e xperience neck & back pain, feel stressed, overwhelmed, or overworked, and wish to bring back balance and calm into their lives, so they can reduce pain, cultivate ease and make better self-care choices.

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Balance for Life

Learn about the essential balance point in your head-neck-relationship from how it affects everything you do, to managing it in harmony with how it is designed to function!

How you 'do' your neck is how you do everything....