This is an integrated approach to music-making that fosters personal development as well as skill acquisition. It offers us a lifetime of enjoyment and satisfaction.
While the title “Special Needs” does not begin to cover all the many different sorts of labels that currently exist for people, it is a very useful umbrella.
Music touches us in profound ways, and while many of us enjoy listening to music, it is the activity of making music that has the most powerful effect on our wellbeing.
Back pain is a common condition managed in primary care and one of the commonest causes of disability in Western societies.
Music Wellness is an approach to music learning that has evolved over many years of my ongoing interest in different wholistic modalities.
This is an approach that has evolved over many years of teaching. I am always trying to improve how I teach and have tried many things.
Each lesson that I teach is individually crafted. It is Tailor Made for that individual student. What works for one person will not necessarily be appropriate for someone else for many reasons that are deeper than individual learning styles.
Outreach as the name implies, is reaching out to help others using your creativity – to lift their spirits.
Any of the creative arts can be used as a vehicle for this, music, dance, theater, photography, writing, art, poetry.
Article originally posted 5/27/16 on www.poughkeepsiejournal.com
Sometimes Barbara Schutzman exercises while standing. Other times she does her workout from a chair, like during Mary Beth Perfas’ Sit & Stay Fit class at Northern Dutchess Hospital Women’s View Center at the Healthy Annex in Rhinebeck.
By Judith Muir
Illustration by Tatyana Starikova
Originally Published in Organic Hudson Valley Edition 15, April/May 2016
Whether a smartphone, tablet, laptop, or desktop is your go-to favorite, there’s no doubt about it: technical devices are a vital part of how modern society works, plays and communicates.
“If you’ve not tried The Alexander Technique yet, you’re missing out big time!”
You may not have heard of The Alexander Technique, but this innovative system of movement re-education could work wonders for your golf.
The benefit of instruction…
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