Body Mapping for Flutists by Lea Pearson
Flutists all over suffer from sore backs, neck aches, hand problems and inadequate breathing.
Now there is a book that can help determine the causes of these problems and offer practical, easy-to-understand solutions.
Body Mapping for Flutists: What Every Flute Teacher Needs to Know About the Body contains information about the body that can help you prevent pain and injury and enhance performance.
Ensuring that your map of your body is accurate and adequate is one of the most efficient and effective tools you have to improve and enhance your ability to play, perform, and teach an instrument.
This handbook is designed to help you and your students discover that process.
In Body Mapping for Flutists: What Every Flute Teacher Needs to Know About the Body, you will learn:
-Balance in standing and sitting
-How to use arms to prevent injury
-Free and supported breathing
-Accurate anatomical information on how the body works
-How to train the kinesthetic sense
-The importance of movement for musicians
-Practical exercises for students and teachers