Cultivating Creative, Motivated Students - Part 3: Get Up and Move!

In part one we discussed multimedia, part two was improvisation, and now we are on to the third and final part: movement! One of the best ways to strengthen the mind-body connection is to get away from your instrument and move! This is especially important for children in their earlier years as they are developing their awareness, coordination, and listening skills. However, it is also beneficial for teenagers and adult students as well, who often have become physically tense, shy, or over-analytical of their playing. Think about these words that we use and how they imply a physical sense: That music really MOVED me I could really FEEL the beat I liked the eMOTION that you conveyed wit

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