Strength Is a Solution for Hypermobility

In Corrective Exercise, Fitness, Resources by Angela

No warm up…I hadn’t done on in forever and I’m 37 in this video Hypermobility: something I’ve struggled with in one way or another over the years. (How many 37 yo you know can flip a back bend with no warmup?) What is it? An excessive range of motion in the joints. While most people trainers deal with have the …

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Lighten Up! A Study Of Lightweight Professional Model Flutes For Injury Prevention

In Flute, Pedagogy and Teaching, Resources by Angela

Notes on Hand Size and Injury Angela: “During the play-testing of these flutes, I was suffering from Thoracic Outlet Syndrome, which caused numbness, tingling, muscle spasms and shooting electrical pains down my right arm. For this reason, I was in the unique position of finding myself NEEDING a lightweight flute. I have large hands and ergonomically found several flutes challenging …

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Addressing Mental Health for Musicians Through Exercise

In Fitness, Resources by Angela

I was recently asked to be a contributor in the area of fitness to something called The Musician’s Wellness Starter Pack, which is a comprehensive approach to addressing all areas of musician’s health, but focusing mainly on mental health. As something that doesn’t get talked about enough, I couldn’t say yes fast enough. I took a different approach to an …

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Podcast Interview with Corpsonore

In Entrepreneurship, Fitness, Motivation and Success, Resources by Angela

If you are not following these ladies you’re doing yourself a great disservice. They have a fantastic podcast and website on musician’s wellness from all aspects. I’ll include the podcast audio here, but do yourself a favor and check out the page for more goodies! Link to my episode on their page: Corposonore Podcast Interview with Notes and Recommended Reading …