Musical Performance and Letting Go of Beliefs that Limit You
This ebook explores the physical, psychological and spiritual beliefs that limit your abilities to play or sing at your full potential, as seen through the eyes of an Alexander Technique teacher. There are eight sections to this ebook and the topics are: Bringing Love to Your Instrument, Cause and Effect in Playing a Musical Instrument or Singing (looks at the mind/body and injury relationship), Correction verses Punishment (looks at positive verses negative reinforcement), Faith in Musical Performance (looks at accuracy), Instrumental Technique and Beliefs (looks at how technique reinforces limiting beliefs), Musical Performers and Addiction to Pain, Resistance (looks at why letting go of what isn’t working can be hard for a performer), The Reasons Why Performer Resist Releasing Poor Physical Habits, and Faith in Your Future as a Successful Musician.
Ethan Kind is a former concert guitarist who used the Alexander Technique to heal carpal tunnel pain in his left wrist and never had physical problems on the guitar again. He has also been an athlete all of his life. Please contact Mr. Kind if you have any questions about this ebook, suggestions that would make this ebook clearer and more expansive, or suggestions for other ebooks that you would like to see him write about. Mr. Kind can be reached at www.ethankind.com and [email protected]
This book is 47 pages