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

Musician’s Union Feldenkrais Workshops 22nd and 23rd August 2016

I’m giving two workshops on the 22nd and 23rd August, open for the general public, hosted by the Musician’s Union! In London on the 22nd August, 2-4.30 pm https://www.helpmusicians.org.uk/news/events/london-introduction-to-feldenkrais-for-musicians-with-emma-a and Birmingham on Tuesday 23rd August, again, 2-4.30 https://www.helpmusicians.org.uk/news/events/birmingham-introduction-to-feldenkrais-for-musicians-with-em £5 for MU members, £8 for other Trade Union members, and £10 for general public. Please do … More Musician’s Union Feldenkrais Workshops 22nd and 23rd August 2016

Awareness as Practise- use of the Feldenkrais Method for Musicians

A little over a year ago, I gave two workshops at the Royal College of Music, after which the players filled in a questionnaire. I was hoping to do more, so I could produce a longer article, but here it is so far: The workshop took three parts- starting with a classic lesson on flexors and extensors; … More Awareness as Practise- use of the Feldenkrais Method for Musicians