Andover Educators

 

Schedule

The following are a list of scheduled courses. If you are interested in attending a course please contact the teacher. Or if you would like to bring a course to your area please contact a certified Andover Educator or e-mail us at info [at] bodymap [dot] org.

Western United States
Eastern United States
Southern United States
Midwestern United States
Latin America
Europe
Canada
Asia and Australia
Africa
Other Region


 

Western United States

Lessons and Coaching – On Going
Location: Orinda, CA
Date/Time: Ongoing
Event For: Amy Likar

By Appointment in my Orinda studio or via Skype or FaceTime.


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Eastern United States

Global Academy of the West/ Rice University Partnership
Location: Kennedy Centre, NYC, David Geffen Hall
Date/Time: May 8, 2018
Event For: Jennifer Johnson

The Global Academy of the West works with the NY Phil to help string players from Rice University improve their orchestral skills. For the last 2 years, they have included a 2-hour Body Mapping workshop in their curriculum. The presentations include highlights from the full WEM Course such as how to move in ways to prevent tendinitis, neck pain, lower back pain etc. We work with individuals and their instruments so the participants leave the workshop feeling confident in how to apply the information in their private practicing. Anatomical models and images are used to retrain movement, senses and attention.


“Body Mapping: Prevent and Address Arm Injuries and Limitations in Your Students by Mapping the Whole Arm and its Support From the Torso,”
Location: Atlanta, Georgia, Hyatt Regency
Date/Time: 4:40-5:30 , March 9, 2018
Event For: Jennifer Johnson

This presentation is for the American String Teachers of America National Conference in Atlanta and will be on March 9, 2018. The presentation will focus on common arm injuries and how to prevent them by teaching our students accurate anatomical information about the arms in movement.


What Every String Player Needs to Know About the Body
Location: TBA
Date/Time: January 21, 2018, 9:00-6:00
Event For: Jennifer Johnson

This will be on Sunday, January 21, 2018 for the Maryland/D.C. ASTA chapter.
It is an offering of the full WEM course especially for string players. Covered will be information on retraining movement, senses, and attention, preventing arm injury, standing and sitting balanced, preventing neck and back injury, healthy breathing for string players and musically appropriate leg movement. Also included will be a master class in order to apply the information in a more practical manner.


Body Mapping for New York Phil’s Zarin Mehta Fellowship Program
Location: Kennedy Centre, NYC, David Geffen Hall
Date/Time: Saturday, January 20, 2018, 11:00-1:00
Event For: Jennifer Johnson

The Global Academy of the West works with the NY Phil to help young professional musicians improve their skills. For the last 3 years, they have included a 2-hour Body Mapping workshop in their curriculum. The presentations include highlights from the full WEM Course such as how to move in ways to prevent tendinitis, neck pain, lower back pain etc. We work with individuals and their instruments so the participants leave the workshop feeling confident in how to apply the information in their private practicing. Anatomical models and images are used to retrain movement, senses and attention.


Full Course at Longy School of Music of Bard College – Fall 2017
Location: Longy School of Music of Bard College
Date/Time: September 2017 9:30 - 11am
Event For: Vanessa Breault Mulvey

This semester long course for Longy students covers the whole WEM course. Thursdays 9:30 – 11am


New England Conservatory Course, Fall 2017
Location: New England Conservatory of Music
Date/Time: October 2017 4-6pm
Event For: Vanessa Breault Mulvey

The full WEM at NEC for college students. Begins October, 2017.  Course meets Mondays from 4-6pm. 1 credit


Lessons and Coachings – Ongoing
Location: New York, NY
Date/Time: Ongoing
Event For: James Blumer

Contact James at jblumerviolin [at] gmail [dot] com


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Southern United States

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Midwestern United States

“Body Mapping for the String Orchestra: Teaching Students to Stop Moving Against their Own Design to Prevent Injury and Sound Great!”
Location: Chicago, ILL.
Date/Time: December 20, 2017, 1:15 -2:15 p.m.
Event For: Jennifer Johnson

This will be the first Body Mapping for Strings ever presented at the Midwest Clinic in Chicago. The Midwest Clinic is one of the largest music education conferences in the world with 17,000 participants from over 30 countries. The presentation will be 1 hour and will cover all of the most common mismappings that lead string orchestra players into injury, discomfort and limitation and will demonstrate ways for orchestra directors to teach their students how to move in healthier ways while playing.


Body Mapping and The Alexander Technique at Columbus, Ohio
Location: Columbus, Ohio
Date/Time: ongoing
Event For: David Nesmith

Private lessons available, including via Skype.

Periodic group classes, please inquire.

 


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Latin America

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Europe

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Canada

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Asia and Australia

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Africa

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Other

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