Wellness at Eastman is a monthly seminar series from Eastman Performing Arts Medicine (EPAM) featuring artists and clinicians speaking to physical and mental wellness for performing artists.
Inspired by the Healthy Conservatoires movement in Europe, presentation topics this year include: the benefits of warming up and cooling down; peak performance on stage, nutrition’s effect on performing; incorporating mindfulness in your everyday music practice; mental health in music schools; and caring for your voice.
The next Wellness at Eastman seminar will be on January 12, 2022 at 6 p.m.: Mindfulness for Musicians with Rebecca Block, Program Director of the Mindful University Project.
Mindfulness, by definition, is the act of paying attention to the present moment with non-judgmental awareness. Mindfulness is more than sitting quietly – how can you use the tools of mindfulness to enhance your performance? to become less self-critical? have a more creative practice? or to concentrate better when practicing? In this workshop, you will learn the benefits of mindfulness practice for well-being and performance quality, how you can integrate it into your day / your practice sessions, as well as have the opportunity to practice a short, guided visualization that you can add to your toolbox.
Wellness at Eastman seminars are held monthly in Howard Hanson Hall (on the fourth floor of the Eastman School of Music main building) and on zoom. To register for the zoom link, click here.
For more information, or to request accommodations, contact EPAM Program Manager Gaelen McCormick at email@example.com or (585) 274-1233.