2 weeks ago I attended a wonderful 4 day Brema workshop at Britenbush hot springs. Brema is a body, mind, feeling practice that relaxes the body and focuses the mind into a relaxed yet alert condition. Most of the people were professional massage therapists getting continuing education for licensing. It happens in next spring and you don't have to be a professional. Couples go so they can do body work on each other. It was great to have massage theripists working on me for 4 days and soaking in the hot springs!!!
I figured, correctly, that could help me as a teacher and musician and did it ever!
These are the main points. I have been sharing these principles with my students and applying it to my own playing.
1. Elimination of "Extra"
2. Body Comfortable
There are 9 principles all together. I will blog about that further in the future and how it applys directly to music playing.