Specialized Workshop on Musicians’ Wellness II - Mental Wellness

Overview

Performance anxiety is common among musicians, and the need for specialized training and treatment is on the rise. These courses are taught by health professionals who have special experience in treating musicians and who will provide practical and theoretical knowledge to help musicians with the mental aspects of performance. These workshops are designed to equip musicians with knowledge and the tools to improve their mental well-being in relation to their instrument. Mindfulness Training, Performance Skills Coaching, Feldenkrais Method, and Yoga will be used to introduce musicians to mindfulness practices, mental skills for both on and off-stage, and strategies for preventing and managing the physical and mental aspects of performance anxiety. The content of these workshops is applicable to a wide variety of musicians and instrumental groups.

 

Topic Relevance

  • Class 1: Saturday, November 6th, 9am-4pm

    •  Introduction to Mindfulness and Meditation, Part I

    • Off stage work; The use of effective goal-setting to boost performance excellence and enjoyment
       

  • Class 2: Saturday, November 20th, 9am-4pm

    • Introduction to Mindfulness and Meditation, Part II

    • Mindful Movement Practice for Anxiety Reduction in Musical Performance and Practice, Part I
       

  • Class 3: Saturday, December 4th, 9am-4pm

    • Mindful Movement Practice for Anxiety Reduction in Musical Performance and Practice, Part I

    • Off stage work; Pre performance self talk management and tools to boost motivation

 

Audience

  • Any musician interested in learning more about anatomy, injury prevention, auditory health, and strategies to improve musculoskeletal health related to music making.

 

Delivery Mode

Online 

  • This course will be delivered via distance learning using the Zoom platform. You will receive further information about how the class will be run, as well as the link to access the virtual classroom, prior to the start date. The course takes place in real time, with the opportunity to interact with the instructor through the Zoom interface.

 

Instructors

  • Jillian Beacon, Guild Certified Feldenkrais Practitioner

  • Carolyn Christie, Performance Skills Coach

  • Evelyn Tan, Certified Mindfulness Instructor

 


Workshops

    

November 6, 20, December 4, 2021                              Delivery Mode: Online                                   

 

9:00 - 16:00                                                                        Fee $150.00                                                                                                                    

 

 

 

             1.5 unit

November 6, 20, December 4, 2021                              Delivery Mode: Online                                   

 

9:00 - 16:00                                                                        Fee $375.00                                                                                                                    

 

 

 

Contact Us

If you have any questions before beginning or as you progress through the workshop.

an email icon PDInstitute@uottawa.ca       

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