View Post

Ep. 45: Mistakes Musicians Make Part 1: Falling Behind

Mistakes Musicians Make Part 1: Falling BehindEPISODE 45Mistakes Musicians Make Part 1: Falling Behind(37:40)Join us as we delve into the mindset of “falling behind” in the industry.Episode Reference: You can find more about McKenzie at: Instagram – @thefitflutist and @mckenzie_417 “But I’ll fall behind!” The music business is fast-paced and highly demanding, but it also takes a significant amount of …

View Post

Ep. 44: A brace won’t fix it

A brace won’t fix itEPISODE 44″A brace won’t fix it”(1:00:48)Changing the mindset around lack to abundance is the first step in avoiding injury.Episode Reference: You can find more about McKenzie at: Instagram – @thefitflutist and @mckenzie_417 “No one is coming to save you.” How much do you know about YOUR body and movement mechanics? How much do you rely on …

View Post

Ep. 43: Liberating Yourself From Musical Martyrdom

Liberating Yourself From Musical MartyrdomEPISODE 43Liberating Yourself From Musical Martyrdom(47:38)WIPEpisode Reference: You can find more about McKenzie at: Instagram – @thefitflutist and @mckenzie_417 What are you REALLY sacrificing for your musical career? Musicians & other performers are driven, dedicated people who sacrifice many things for their art, and this drive in no small way contributes to success in the field. …

View Post

Ep. 42: Lack Mindset Can Lead to Injury in Musicians

Lack Mindset Can Lead to Injury in musiciansEPISODE 42Lack Mindset Can Lead to Injury in musicians(1:05:14)Changing the mindset around lack to abundance is the first step in avoiding injury.Episode Reference: You can find more about McKenzie at: Instagram – @thefitflutist and @mckenzie_417 What? How is that possible? The correlation is there.As you can see from the clip with Veronika Kirikova …

View Post

Ep. 41: Setting Boundaries

Setting BoundariesEPISODE 41Setting Boundaries(54:58)Boundaries….popular as a topic to talk about, but how popular is it when we actively put those boundaries into place and start enforcing them?Episode Reference: You can find more about McKenzie at: Instagram – @thefitflutist and @mckenzie_417 Boundaries….popular as a topic to talk about, but how popular is it when we actively put those boundaries into place …

View Post

Ep. 40: #DrummersAreAthletes with Dr. Natalie Azar

DrummersAreAthletes with Dr. Natalie AzarEPISODE 40#DrummersAreAthletes with Dr. Natalie Azar(1:00:15)As a researcher, Dr. Azar studies drummer mechanics and ergonomics. Join us as she shares her current research, projects, findings, and an exciting upcoming grant project that looks into wellness work inside the private studio!Episode Reference: You can find more about McKenzie at: Instagram – @thefitflutist and @mckenzie_417 “That concert was …

View Post

Ep. 39: Clearing the Space for Action

Clearing the Space for ActionEPISODE 39Clearing the Space for Action(1:09:54)Garrett Hope is a composer, podcaster, coach and one of the founders of The Ultimate Music Business Summit. This episode is packed with positivity around money, mindset, business, self-worth and opportunity among others. It’s a podcast you don’t want to miss! Episode Reference: You can find more about McKenzie at: Instagram …

View Post

Ep. 38: Forge Your Own Path with Heidi Begay

Rest is Not RehabEPISODE 38Forge Your Own Path with Heidi Begay(1:02:32)In this episode, Dr. Heidi Kay Begay walks us through that feeling and also how she pivoted her doctoral thesis into a thriving podcast and career! Toilet paper degrees – how many of us have gone through getting a degree we thought would prepare us for “the real world” and …

Ep. 36: The Monster Under the Bed – Musicians Focal Dystonia

The Monster Under the Bed – Musicians Focal DystoniaEPISODE 36The Monster Under the BedThe Monster Under the Bed – Musicians Focal Dystonia(1:17:27)In this episode, Anna Detari will share her experience and knowledge regarding the Musicians Focal Dystonia.The Monster Under the BedAnna’s Facebook PageAnna’s Website Anna’s Articles:Article 1Article 2 (Interview) Musicians Dystonia & Injury Live Talk: Raising Awareness Together Here are …