Practice and Performance

“Keep moving forward”: Kathryn Morgan on weight, roles, dancing

In Pointe Magazine, October 13, 2020, ballet soloist Kathryn Morgan discusses her roles and experiences at the Miami City Ballet, including why she left.
https://www.pointemagazine.com/kathryn-morgan-advice-2648194040.html
See also the mentioned YouTube video in the editor’s note, as well as the “related links” that follow the article.

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Agenda and video summaries of March 4-6, 2020 Washington D.C Summit on Health Care Coverage and Access for Musicians

Click the link below for direct links to the Musicians’ Summit videos and for more information.
DIRECT LINKS TO MUSICIANS SUMMIT VIDEOS

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Kathryn Morgan Opens Up About Body Image in Ballet

Kathryn Morgan is an Athletes and the Arts Ambassador…
From Dance Magazine
Kathleen McGuire | Mar 13, 2020
Kathryn Morgan is on a mission to change the dance field. The Miami City Ballet soloist and March Dance Magazine cover star appeared on the “Today” Show on February 27 where she openly discussed the challenges of body image and mental health in dance.
Two days later, Morgan took to her own YouTube channel to dig deeper on the subject. She shared …

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PAATS Workshop

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Is Ballet A Sport? Doctors And Dancers Think So

Comparing the athleticism of ballet dancers and football players: read and listen to this interview-based article—Is Ballet A Sport? Doctors And Dancers Think So—presented on IdeaStream.

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Expert Roundtable: Music & Hearing on the 100th Anniversary of Recorded Jazz

Published on February 5, 2017

The Hearing Review

EXPERT ROUNDTABLE: Music & Hearing Loss | February 2017 Hearing Review
Introduction to Special Issue
By Marshall Chasin, AuD, Bethany Ewald Bultman, and Dan Beck, Guest-editors

On February 26, 1917, the first jazz recording was pressed for the Victor record label, featuring the Original Dixieland “Jass” Band’s Dixie Jass One Step and Livery Stable Blues. The record was released 3 months later, and …

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A Mindfulness Approach to Warm-up for Musicians

Mindfulness means paying attention in a particular way on purpose, in a particular way on purpose, in the present moment and being non-judgmental. Mindfulness includes being aware, curious, observant, being open to the experience and accepting. Thus mindfulness has to do with memory retention which is vitally important to those who worry about forgetting.
Click to download: Mindfulness Warm-Up for Musicians

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Exercising with Type 2 Diabetes

About 24 million Americans have type 2 diabetes and even more are at risk of developing it — upwards of 79 million Americans! Insulin is needed to allow blood sugar to enter the tissues of the body where it can be stored or used for energy. The problem in type 2 diabetes is that the main tissues that use blood sugar (muscles) or store it (fat cells) are not very sensitive to the insulin present in the blood, resulting in …

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