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Brass & Woodwind – what position is best to play?

What is your favourite position to play your instrument in? Research has reported that standing up is the favourite position of woodwind and brass players (Ackerman, et al., 2014).  However, it seems that most of your rehearsals are set up for sitting down on the old bucket seat in the school gym. When looking at […]

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Goal Setting & Self Care for Performers

What can YOU do to improve your focus towards your goals as a creative? Often times, we can feel such a sense of failure & of self analysis that the voices inside our heads can get quite overwhelming. Everyone knows that performers are busy and have lots to maintain in their lives! Dance technique, fitness, […]

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What is the QF?

What is the QF?   Have you heard of the muscle called QF? …if you haven’t here is all you need to know about this awesome little muscle. If you are PM patient who is working on a hip injury or pelvis stability, then you probably have heard it mentioned in an appointment- But even if […]

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Are you Mindful?

Are you Mindful? Mindfulness is the current buzzword & modern mindfulness has evolved through many forms of meditation- Essentially, you are looking to train your mind to be more present with the body and with its surroundings.   There are many ways you can practice mindfulness, and it is a skill that should be practiced […]

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Rehab – Not Such a Dirty Word!

Rehabilitation is a word we often associate with long programs and extreme debilitation. It can have a lot of negative connotations. Don’t think about those AFL players who miss an entire season rehabbing their ACL reconstructions! Rehab doesn’t need to be so negative or extreme all the time. The Webster dictionary defines Rehab: the process […]

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Dance Fitness and Body Conditioning

There is no such thing as ‘too strong to dance’. Everyone’s body is unique! To prevent an injury or to improve your technique everyone is different.

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Pilates: The What and the Why

The Pilates method focuses on posture, core stability, balance, control, strength, flexibility & breathing. Connecting the body and mind through movement.

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Benefits of Remedial Massage

Benefits of Remedial massage Many people would agree a massage is good for you but are unable to answer this question. How does it help me? Here are a few brief points about why Remedial Massage and Myotherapy treatments can help you: Improve physical performance by helping loosen contracted, shortened muscles and stimulate weak muscles. […]

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