Healthy Performers

COURSES

 

 

Courses may be booked on demand for teaching institutions, regional associations, etc., or for private tuition.

These can be run over 1 or 2 days.

 

Contact info@healthyperformers for more information.

 

MUSICIANS

 

Healthy Practice Workshop for Instrumental Musicians

  • Basic anatomy & common injuries incurred by musicians.
  • Practical tips on posture & instrument interface for healthy practice
  • Practical tips for self-maintenance routines
  • Hearing preservation, psychological health, cardiovascular fitness, and nutrition

 

Healthy Practice Workshop for Music Teachers

  • Anatomy-led technique for safe practice
  • Common injuries incurred by musicians
  • Practical tips on posture & instrument interface
  • The use of imagery & cueing for safe practice

 

DANCERS

 

Healthy Practice Workshop for Dancers

  • Basic anatomy & common injuries incurred by dancers
  • Practical tips on the use of imagery for optimising technique & performance
  • Increased body awareness for injury prevention
  • Practical tips for self-maintenance routines
  • Psychological health & supplemental training

 

Healthy Practice Workshop for Dance Teachers

  • Anatomy-led technique for safe practice
  • Common injuries incurred by dancers
  • Practical tips for optimising technique
  • The use of imagery & cueing for safe practice
  • Psychological health & supplemental training

 

VOICE & DANCE

 

Voice & Dance Technique Integration for Musical Theatre Performers

  • Anatomy-led technique for safe practice
  • Breathing mechanics & respiratory muscle use
  • Techniques for safe integration of dance & voice postures & technique
  • Minimising injury risk

 

Voice & Dance Technique Integration for Teachers, Choreographers & Directors

  • Anatomy-led technique for injury prevention
  • Safe integration of voice, dance & acting techniques
  • Concepts for ensuring safe choreography & direction for long-running shows

 

HEALTH PROFESSIONALS

 

An Introduction To Treating The Performing Artist

  • Common injuries dancers, musicians, vocalists & actors
  • Assessment, treatment & management approaches
  • Environmental issues faced by performing artists

 

Treating The Instrumental Musician

  • Comprehensive overview of orchestral instruments
  • Common injuries in musicians
  • Practical assessment of instrumental musicians
  • Instrument ergonomics & adaptations

 

Treating Professional Dancers

  • Overview of dance styles & genres
  • Common injuries in dancers
  • Assessment, treatment & management approaches
  • Environmental issues faced by dancers

 

GENERAL HEALTH

  • Stress & anxiety management
  • Regulation of the nervous system for whole body health
  • Inter-personal communication enhancement
  • Digestive, immune, & nervous system health
  • Music & movement for health
  • The science & art of communication

 

FACULTY

 

Jennie is a faculty member for: