"Just relax!" Has this advice ever worked for you? If not, here are 10 specific, practical adjustments you can make to ease neck and shoulder strain, to breathe fully and to enjoy playing more. These ideas are based on the Alexander Technique, developed by Frederic Matthias Alexander in the early part of the 20th Century.
Learn to have a tension
Nora Nausbaum has taught flute and Alexander Technique for many years. These 10 steps are culled from her own flute playing experience as well as what she has observed while teaching Alexander Technique to flutists. These ideas are practical suggestions that really work. If you have questions, please contact Nora@bachtobebop.com
Nora Nausbaum has been a professional flutist for 40 years, and an Alexander Technique teacher since 1989. Nora lives in Grass Valley, California with her husband, Bill Douglass and her cat, Colourful. She gives flute lessons and Alexander Technique lessons, and often combines the two for interested flutists. Contact her at Nora@bachtobebop.com.