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Presented by guest instructor Lisa Sailer

There is no question that playing an instrument at times can be physically demanding on our bodies. In this workshop, Alexander Technician Lisa Sailer will teach you about injury prevention tips and become more aware of what your body is doing while you play your instrument.

What is the Alexander Technique?

The Alexander Technique is an educational method used worldwide for well over 100 years. By teaching how to change faulty postural habits, it enables improved mobility, posture, performance, and alertness along with relief of chronic stiffness, tension, and stress.

Why do people study the Alexander Technique?

People study the Technique for a variety of reasons. The most common is to relieve pain through learning better coordination of the musculoskeletal system.

Another reason people take lessons in the Alexander Technique is to enhance performance. Athletes, singers, dancers, and musicians use the Technique to improve breathing, vocal production, and speed and accuracy of movement.

(Source: American Society for the Alexander Technique)

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Alexander Technician Lisa Sailer will also offer 45-minute sessions to help CCM students address pain, posture, and other body-related questions associated with playing their instrument. ($45 fee payable to Lisa Sailer)

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“ I will not be teaching you how to do your activity—you already know how to do that!—but I will be exploring the principles of the Alexander Technique with you through that activity.  As the teacher, I will offer light contact with my hands and use words to guide you to a greater sense of ease and freedom from habit.”

– Lisa Sailer
  • Age Group(s): 9-12, 13-18, Adult
  • Semester: Spring
  • Duration: 60 Minutes
  • Day/Time: Saturday, 11:00 am
  • Start Date: April 9, 2022
  • Cost: Free for CCM students
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