NFA Convention Brochure

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The 2011 National Flute Association Convention Brochure is online now and will be shipped out to thousands of flutists worldwide in the next couple of weeks.  I took a peek at it today and got a nice surprise, my presentation “Lift, Play, Love: Basic Weightlifting for Efficient Flute Playing” has been listed on the brochure on Body, Mind and Spirit!  …

Spring is Coming, What are you Going to Do?

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Concerts, Camps, Festivals, Workshops, Etc. Spring and Summer are the times of year when we see a huge influx of camps and workshops, all geared towards immersing ourselves in what we love. First up, Interlochen Arts Academy is holding a special performance by their theatre and jazz students on Thursday, March 3 at 7:00pm in Naples, Florida. Beverly Hall Naples …

Great Fitness Deals

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Free Shipping Sale at Perform Better There is a really nice sale going on at Perform Better.  For only another couple of days they are offering FREE SHIPPING!  Why should you care?  Well, besides big stuff (which, if you are interested in purchasing some dumbbells, kettlebells or other things similar in nature – this would save you a TON of …

End of Year Goodies

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Can you believe in about 2 weeks 2010 will be over?  I know, it’s hard to believe! One of the good things about the year-end are the SALES though, and I wanted to share a few music and fitness related ones with you.  If you are in need of some sheet music, check out sheetmusic.com.  They’re having a huge sale …

Upcoming November Activities!!

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November is turning out to be a BUSY month for me. If you aren’t on my newsletter mailing list and would like to be so you can keep informed of what’s going on in the Panama City flute/music world and where you can catch me performing or teaching, send me an email at angela@fluteangel.net or reply to this blog post …

Presentation Announcement

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I have just received the news that my presentation for the Florida Flute Association Annual Convention has been accepted! I will be giving the presentation, “Lift, Play, Love: Basic Weight Lifting for Efficient Flute Playing” on January 30th, 2011 at 9 AM at the Orlando Marriott. ” In the moment, you want to focus on making music … not on …

Home (And Portable) Workout Equipment/Products

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As I was surfing through my Twitter feed this morning, I came across this great link from ABC, mentioning just a few workout products that were talked about on “Good Morning America”.   Making up excuses to not exercises is about as popular (if not more so) than making up fishing stories here in America.  The truth is, people should not …

Cardio out – movement in and hotel workouts

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One of the worst things about travelling is the constant sitting.  Sitting in a bus, sitting in a hotel, sitting in rehearsal, sitting in a concert, sit, sit, sit.  The human body was made to move and sitting is not per se, a natural position, not for long periods of time, anyway.  As I have been travelling this last week …

Music, Fitness and Travelling

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As you may know, I am a proud member of the 129th Army National Guard Band.  What this means is that I am in the Army, but it’s a part time job for me.  I “drill” with my unit one weekend every month and for two weeks in the summer.  Right now is that two-week time period, called Annual Training, …

Trip to Nicholls

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See?  Foam rolling can be fun… These students were such great sports.  We had a lot of fun learning and trying together.  As I stated in an earlier blog post, I got invited to Nicholls University to do a presentation on Workouts for Musicians.  We went through some basic anatomy and physiology and then we all did some dynamic integration …