‘Vera’  – a musician re-discovers herself

Vera’  – a musician re-discovers herself by Emma Alter  (as written for the FGUK newsletter) Musicians (with some exceptions) spend their life moving their fingers very precisely, whilst often contorting themselves in very unnatural ways. We often start when we are very young, and before we are really aware of the effects of repetitive movements … More ‘Vera’  – a musician re-discovers herself

From the Feet Up

How often do you think about your toes? Are you someone who takes care of their feet, or do you shove them in shoes and ignore them? Are they a part of yourself that’s a bit too far away to think about?  Feet are the most underrated parts of our body. But them working optimally: being … More From the Feet Up

Feldenkrais & musicians: Sarah and cello

Sarah came to me through curiosity. She’s a world class cellist: a member of the Callino Quartet,and principal cellist of Academy of Ancient Music. Her playing involves playing both modern and baroque cello, which require slightly different set-ups and techniques. For the modern cello the spike at the bottom takes the weight of the cello … More Feldenkrais & musicians: Sarah and cello