BAPAM Healthy Performance Education Programme Launch
Our INSIGHTS Day aims to help performers, teachers, students, arts organisations, healthcare practitioners and employers optimise & inspire healthy performance practice.
London, Saturday 5 March 2016
Our growing network of performing arts medicine practitioners and trainers, and the expertise gained through our clinical work puts us in a unique position to share essential advice and techniques for healthy and successful careers throughout the performing arts community. Our INSIGHTS Day launches our education programme with a day of talks and workshops focusing on vital knowledge and skills. Early Bird tickets are now on sale for £45 (full price £85). Musicians’ Union members will always pay the lower rate. Sessions throughout the day will explore key topics including:
Drusilla Redman, Physiotherapist (BAPAM and Guildhall School of Music and Drama) The performer’s body: Posture and musculoskeletal health, warm-up and cool-down routines.
Sarah Upjohn, Physiotherapist (BAPAM and Purcell School) Are you sitting comfortably? A workshop for instrumentalists who need to switch between sitting and standing positions.
Paul Sogaard, Guitarist and Teacher Ergonomics of the guitar. A holistic approach to practice and performance including advice on posture, left and right hand technique, Alexander Technique in guitar playing, and issues for acoustic and electric guitar players.
Penelope Roskell, Pianist and Teacher (Trinity College of Music). Piano performance advice and techniques.
Karen O’Connor, Performance Coach. Techniques for performance enhancement and performance anxiety management.
Giovanna Reitano, Trainer and Counsellor. An introduction to Autogenic Training for performing artists
Alison Loram, Violinist, Scientist, Alexander Technique Teacher. Realising potential in performance: An introduction to the Alexander Technique
Jenevora Williams, Vocal coach and singer. Vocal health for voice users: healthy voice functioning, and how things may go wrong. Some simple remedies and exercises will be explored, as well as ways of preventing future voice problems.
Jane Oakland, Music psychologist and singer. Managing the transition from performance student to professional performer.
‘Ask the expert’ sessions with practitioners in this field.
Advance booking is essential. Early bird tickets are available now at www.insightsday.eventbrite.co.uk
Early Bird tickets: £45 (available until 26 January)
Full price: £85
Lunch and materials are included in the ticket price.
Our ticket prices are designed to make BAPAM events accessible. Additional donations greatly help us to continue to provide our support services for performers.
We are grateful to the Musicians’ Union for supporting this event.
If you’d like to find out more about arranging a bespoke BAPAM training event for individuals or organisations, please take a look at our Education and Training Information and Enquiries Pack.