A.T. at the Musicians’ Wellness Centre, University of Ottawa
Musicians Wellness A.T. Team: Evan Wise, Leanna Falkenhagen, Francis Caron, brigitte Caron, Mary Ellen Hurd
Saturday, November 23, 2019
9 am to 12 pm
PAIN AND INJURY PREVENTION FOR MUSICIANS
In the third of three workshops, brigitte Caron will introduce the Alexander Technique which has long been recognized by musicians as a practical and thoughtful way to prevent and heal repetitive strain discomforts and injuries. A.T. efficiently addresses undue tension in the preparation and performance of music. It is considered an integral part of training for high performing artists and schools around the world.
Saturday, October 5, 2019
9:30 am Welcome to the official opening 10:00 am to 12:00 pm Fair OPEN HOUSE
The official opening of the Musicians’ Wellness Centre will be followed by our two-hour fair, which will consist of short lectures, hands-on workshops, and masterclasses taught by a variety of local health professionals, including brigitte Caron for the Alexander Technique. The fair will be an opportunity for musicians to sample different approaches to musicians’ wellness by attending up to two sessions, providing introductory knowledge and practical skills for improving their wellness.