• Joyful Performance

      Joyful Performance

      Grow presence and joy in your playing!

    Course – Joyful Performance

    Välkommen till kursen 'Joyful Performance'!

    Course information:

    Do you have challenges with around performance, critique and stress?

    Do you experience that your feeling for the music sometimes is overshadowed by performance?

    Find a more relaxed, curious and loving relationship with yourself and your music through the course Joyful Performance. Based on the conditions of the musician we work with evidence-based tools from mindfulness and self-compassion to find a freer relationship to performance. Through six weeks of exploration with these tools you can start to develop a way of being with yourself, the audience and your music that is grounded in presence, self-compassion and your feeling for the music. It's not a question of removing troublesome thoughts or feelings, but shifting our perspective of ourselves.

    The course runs over eight weeks with weekly meetings in small groups with theory, meditations, experience-based exercises and dialogues. Between meetings you will get meditations and exercises to explore by yourself during the weeks.

    Week 1: Intro + Mindfulness
    Week 2: Body & Mind
    Week 3: Stress & The nervous system
    Week 4: Criticism & Perception
    Week 5: Self-compassion
    Week 6: Joy of playing
    Week 7: Performance
    Week 8: Synthesis & Conclusion

    Course leader:

    Pontus Liljefors, trained singer and certified Mindfulness Instructor at Artist- och Musikerhälsan.

    Cost:

    Working musicians: 2 500 SEK
    Students: 500 SEK

    Location:

    We meet online via Zoom.


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    Do you have any questions or want to sign up for a future course? Don't hesitate to contact the course leader.
    For contact information, click on the name below.

    Contact details for course leader Pontus Liljefors


    Presentation of the course

    Karin Engquist och Ing-Marie Olsson
    Artist- & Musikerhälsan
    Östra Rönneholmsvägen 9B
    211 47 Malmö
    Phone: +46 (0)708 670 647

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