Flow and Freedom for Musicians

15 Sep 2018

Nine practical and inspiring workshops for musicians who want to refresh and deepen their skills of the Alexander Technique.
Location: Amsterdam IJburg
Teacher: Maaike Aarts
Costs: 315,- euro incl. BTW for nine workshops
Maximum group size: eight people

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Alexander Technique and auditioning

14 Feb 2013

Doing an audition is mentally and physically demanding. It causes most musicians more nervousness than a regular concert because it is an unnatural situation from a musical point of view (the screen, lack of applause, short fragments taken out of their musical context, the absence of a complete musical composition, being overly focused […]

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Pregnancy and childbirth

26 Aug 2012

The Alexander Technique can help you during pregnancy in a number of ways:
You will learn to keep moving with suppleness and ease. Especially during the final months you will feel far more comfortable if you know the best way to sit, stand, lie down, walk and turn over in bed with your ever-growing belly […]

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A rushed lifestyle

18 Apr 2012

Nowadays I mostly leave on time…I feel the bike tyres touching the road, I see the houses passing from out of the corner of my eye and I let pedestrians cross first when I approach a zebra crossing. I don’t think about where I have to go, instead I am conscious of where I am in the present moment. When I succeed in doing this, I am suddenly and instantly free of the need to hurry, the worry about arriving too late and any other inner stress.

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