Drawing on nearly 20 years of experience as a professional musician and university music professor, plus a decade of research and training in mindfulness, movement, and trauma recovery, my workshops and private coaching sessions are designed to help musicians access a felt sense of their innate capacity for expression, mastery, and resilience.
I believe in playing the long game. I’m not into quick fixes or dramatic breakthroughs – although sometimes they do happen! Instead, through various mindfulness and body-based practices, I focus on helping participants and clients experience small, incremental shifts that offer the possibility of significant transformation over time.
Sounds kind of serious, huh? It can be, but I am also a believer in the value of play for enhanced learning and self-regulation. I aim to foster a learning environment that is rigorous and reflective while at the same time providing lots of opportunities to unleash your inner goofball.
I am available for workshops and residencies at universities and summer festivals, as well as with professional and community musical organizations. Workshop topics include:
I have a limited number of spots available for one-on-one coaching, either in-person or online via Skype. Private sessions can be tailored to individual needs and may include the following: