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Music and Mental Wellness Workshops

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The mental wellness needs of musicians are very unique. Through video and in-person workshops, I seek to create a space for discussion of the mental health issues facing musicians of all areas. Sessions can be tailored to individuals in training, those who are freelancing, as well as those in volunteer ensemble communities. 

Workshop topics include:

  • Mindfulness, focus, and concentration

  • Self-caresleep & nutrition

  • Perfectionism & Performance anxiety

  • Self-talk

  • Professional Boundaries

  • Emotional Health & awareness

  • Creating safety during difficult conversations

And may be focused on:
 

  • Navigating a freelancing career

  • Wellness through auditions

  • The impact of Covid-19 on music-making

For more information, or to book a workshop for your music community,

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Upcoming Events



May 17, 2024
Podium Conference
Montreal, QC

Mental Wellness for Conductors and Music Educators|Santé mentale pour les cheffes et chefs et les enseignantes et enseignants en musique

Wooden Piano

RECENT WORKSHOPS
 

Concordia University

February 26, 2024

Managing Performance Anxiety

Music Conference Alberta

October 19-21, 2023

Mental Health for Conductors and Music Educators

Mental Health Benefits of Singing

 

York University, School of the Arts

November 6, 2023

Mental Wellness: Tools for Musicians

 

Choral Canada Webinar

April 21, 2023 

Holding space: Supporting music students, singers, and colleagues in mental wellness

Music Conference Alberta

October 20-22, 2022 Edmonton, AB

Workshops: Mental Health for Conductors and Educators; Our Collective Recovery from the Pandemic Experience

University of Alberta Opera Workshop

October 20, 2022, Edmonton AB

Workshop: Mental Wellness for Musicians: Anxiety and Burnout

Acadia University

September 22, 2022, Wolfville, NS

Workshop: Mental Wellness Tools for Musicians

Podium Choral Conference and Festival

May 19-23, 2022, Toronto, ON

Interest Session: Breathing and balancing: Coping with pandemic burnout

National Youth Choir, 2022

May 13, 2022, Ottawa, ON

Workshop: Mental wellness tools for musicians

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