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New BAPAM Healthy Performance Training Series to be Held in Cardiff

These introductory two-hour sessions are designed for performing arts professionals and students, and will outline risk factors and key strategies to maintain good physical health throughout a sustainable career.

Woman waves keyboard around in a gym setting.
Taking your instrument to the gym isn't a great idea, but there are loads of ways for performers to get more healthy. Photo credit: Shutterstock

The sessions focus on evidence-based practical skills and draws from research findings, performance experience, and proven clinical pathways.

Ticket Prices are £11.67 for early bird bookings and £16.91 for standard tickets. All prices include a booking fee. See below for details on individual sessions and booking links.

Physical health and injury prevention

Friday 29 November 2019
10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Participants will learn how to avoid injury, identify the signs and symptoms of musculoskeletal problems, what to do to promote good health, and where to go for help.

Tutor: Cary Moggridge

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Introduction to vocal health

Friday 29 November
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Participants will learn how to avoid vocal problems and identify the signs and symptoms if they do occur, how to manage issues, promote good health, and where to go for help.

Tutor: Jenevora Williams - Singing Teacher and Vocal Rehabilitation Coach

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Keeping mentally well: managing performance anxiety

Friday 29 November
3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Participants will learn skills for optimal performance practice including pre and post-performance techniques, how to identify signs of performance and arts-career related mental health problems, how to manage problems including performance anxiety, promoting good health, and where to find help.

Tutor: Sarah Worsley-Harris - MSc in Occupational & Organisational Psychology

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BAPAM’s purpose is to improve health in the performing arts and support enhanced performance excellence through wellbeing and good practice.

As the largest provider of career-specific healthcare to performers in the UK, they bring together expert clinicians, educators, researchers, artists and creators to deliver innovative training to empower the arts community to improve and maintain health throughout our creative work and learning spaces.

Check out the events section of our website for free and discounted workshops, training sessions and more for MU members.

Published: 31/10/2019

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