Performance Types

A Fitness Swimmer in Four Movements

A Fitness Swimmer in Four Movements

This challenge is not about time or victory; instead, it seeks timelessness and beauty. It’s about creating music, but it shares many parallels with swimming. Musicians and other performing artists know the feeling of stepping up, being exposed in front of a waiting crowd, and diving in. Yet for classical pianist Jeeyoon Kim, who is […]

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Health and Wellness a part of Texas K-12 Music Teachers Competency Exam

Melissa Hatheway, B.M.E. July 2014 In many states across the country, marching band can serve as a substitute for traditional physical education courses. These ensemble-based classes are taught by band directors, who are certified to teach K-12 Music. However, these teachers are not certified in physical education, despite being in charge of a class that […]

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Land Like a Dancer

Watch this video recommended by one of our readers.

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Video – Velocity Dance Convention: Sleep

Video – Velocity Dance Convention: Sleep

VDC sleep from Steven Karageanes on Vimeo. Velocity Dance Convention brings health and wellness to their dancers! In this segment, dance professionals Alex Little and Whitney Bezzant talk about dancers can improve the quality and quantity of sleep, with help from friends Autumn Miller and Shawn O’Malley.

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Video – Velocity Dance Convention: Performance

Video – Velocity Dance Convention: Performance

VDC performance from Steven Karageanes on Vimeo. Velocity Dance Convention brings you another health and wellness segment to help keep their dancers happy and healthy. In this video, professional dancers Kathryn McCormick, Jennifer Hamilton, Sarah Draugelis, Alex Little, and Whitney Bezzant talk about how to improve performance, with a little help from Autumn Miller and […]

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Video – Velocity Dance Convention: Nutrition

Video – Velocity Dance Convention: Nutrition

VDC nutrition from Steven Karageanes on Vimeo. Velocity Dance Convention presents health and wellness for dancers. In this segment, Kathryn McCormick and Whitney Bezzant discuss the importance of good nutrition for dancers of all ages, with a little help from Autumn Miller and Shawn O’Malley.

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Video – Velocity Dance Convention: Injury Prevention

Video – Velocity Dance Convention: Injury Prevention

VDC injury prevention from Steven Karageanes on Vimeo. Velocity Dance Convention brings another health and wellness segment to their dancers! This segment focuses on preventing injuries through proper technique and training. Listen as Velocity Pro Faculty Jennifer Hamilton and Chessa Celaya demonstrate common technique errors and demonstrate ways to keep dancing healthy and strong. Autumn […]

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New Musicians Performance Pain Symptom Monitor

New Musicians Performance Pain Symptom Monitor

Athletes and the Arts in collaboration with PAMA (Performing Arts Medicine Association), and New Orleans Musicians’ Clinic & Assistance Foundation have developed a new tool to monitor musicians performance pain.  Musicians are strongly encouraged to complete this form to aid in their care. Performance Pain Symptom Monitor

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