Today I'm hoping to take the mystery out of piano practice for parents. 1. Your children will need help – Up until...
Can you believe it’s almost been a year since the world shut down because of COVID-19?
Somedays is seems like the year flew by.
Other days it feel like it will never end.
And you may be experiencing some burnout.
You may be exhausted, moody, and ready to give up.
You may be prone to emotional outbursts, falling asleep in the wrong place, and unable to focus and concentrate.
(Or maybe that’s just me?)
In the last 23 years working with singers there’s one thing I see getting in their way that has NOTHING to do with the vocal instrument, musicianship, or performance.
Overthinking has two main forms:
ruminating about the past and…
worrying about the future.
Because overthinkers spend so much time in the past and the future,
they rarely spend time in the only place where they can take useful action:
Sleeping well every night is essential to your success whether you’re a child or an adult.
When you sleep better, you tend to be a healthier weight, have less anxiety, and it increases your ability to meet your obligations in life – plus of course have some fun too.
I’ve been researching and working on this for myself in the new year. I hope the below tips will help you.
Wondering how remote, live-streaming lessons work?
It often happens that when parents decide to give their little one the wonderful gift of musical learning, they get excited about the instrument they like best.
Or suddenly, if they already play the guitar, they like the idea that they learn the same thing, because they already have the instrument at home.
But is this the best thing to do for a young child?
To be honest, no.
There are instruments that are suitable to start in the world of music at an early age, because they have certain characteristics, which are adjusted to the development needs of the child.
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