Specialized Workshop on Musicians’ Wellness II - Physical Wellness

Overview

Pain, discomfort, injuries, and hearing loss are 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. They  provide practical and theoretical knowledge to help musicians with their physical wellness, preventing and overcoming pain and promoting auditory health. These workshops are designed to equip musicians with knowledge and tools to improve their physical well-being in relation to their instrument. They introduce musicians to anatomy, hearing health, mechanisms of injury, and strategies for prevention and treatment of injury through yoga, audiology, chiropractic care, and physiotherapy. The content of these workshops is applicable to a wide variety of musicians and instrumental groups.

 

Topic Relevance

  • Class 1: Saturday, September 18th

    • ​The Spine and Spinal Pain: Back Pain, Neck Pain and Headaches Part I

    • Yoga for a Mindfully Healthy Back
       

  • Class 2: Saturday, October 2nd

    • The Spine and Spinal Pain: Back Pain, Neck Pain and Headaches Part II

    • Playing Related Musculoskeletal Disorder PRMD-A Physiotherapy Perspective Part I
       

  • Class 3: Saturday, October 16th

    • Playing Related Musculoskeletal Disorder PRMD-A Physiotherapy Perspective Part II

    • Exploring the intimate connection of Body and Mind

 

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

  • Michael Fahey, Yoga Instructor
  • Dr. Geoff Outerbridge, Chiropractor
  • Patricia Palmer, Orthopaedic Manipulative Physiotherapist

 


Workshops

    

September 18, October 2, 16, 2021                               Delivery Mode: Online                                   

 

9:00 - 16:00                                                                        Fee $150.00                                                                                                                    

 

 

 

             1.5 unit

September 18, October 2, 16, 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       

a phone icon613-562-5802

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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