Caroga Arts Collective presents the

Feldenkrais for Musicians

May 30 - June 5, 2019

In 2019, the Feldenkrais for Musicians will be held in Caroga Lake, NY as part of the Caroga Arts Collective for the second year in a row.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:

  • All applicants, please fill out the form below by EXTENDED DEADLINE! ****APRIL 25, 2019!****

About Feldenkrais for Musicians: Seven days for all instrumentalists, singers, actors, and dancers dedicated to exploring the intimate relationship between body awareness and artistic expression, while learning to prevent injuries.
With musicians and Feldenkrais practitioners, Uri and Hagit Vardi, and Presentations featuring specialists in Integrative Health, Authentic Performance, and Baroque Dance.

The purpose of this workshop is to help musicians become aware of the intimate relationship between the way that they use their body and the music that they create. The benefit of this enhanced awareness includes an increase in artistic vocabulary, in the ability to more efficiently express musical intention, in the prevention of pain and injury, and in expedient healing from current injury.


Practitioners and Guest Artists for 2019:

  • Uri Vardi, cello and Feldenkrais Practitioner

  • Hagit Vardi, Feldenkrais Practitioner

  • Jenny Kallick, Amherst College, Guest Lecture

  • Paige Whitley-Baguess, Baroque Dance


What will the 2019 Feldenkrais for Musicians include?:

  • On-site workshops for musicians and other performers customized for your needs from half day to one week.

  • Individual consultations

  • Unlike previous years, tuition includes meals, housing, and shuttle transfer to/from Albany Airport or Amtrak station!


Who can attend the Workshop?

  • The workshop is open to students, teachers, and professional musicians interested in exploring the Feldenkrais method.

  • All performers! Ex: strings, winds, brass, percussion, voice, actors, and dancers, etc. etc.! are encouraged to sign-up for the Feldenkrais Workshop for All Performers! We are an open community and are here to help musicians become aware of the intimate relationship between the way that they use their body and the music that they create.


Do I need to audition for the Feldenkrais Workshop?

  • No audition necessary! :) The Feldenkrais Workshop for All Performers is open enrollment to all!


2019 Feldenkrais for Musicians (FFM): Tuition, Meals, and Housing?

FFM Attendee: $810

  • Includes Awareness Through Movement (ATM) classes,

  • FFM Workshops and Pedagogy sessions,

  • Feldenkrais Integration session with Hagit Vardi,

  • Private lesson and masterclass with Uri Vardi,

  • Accommodation, meals, and shuttle transfer to/from Albany Airport or Amsterdam Amtrak station.

FFM Attendee w/o meals, housing, & shuttle: $590

  • Includes Awareness Through Movement (ATM) classes,

  • FFM Workshops and Pedagogy sessions,

  • Feldenkrais Integration session with Hagit Vardi,

  • Private lesson and masterclass with Uri Vardi,

  • Excludes housing, meals and shuttle transfer to/from Albany Airport or Amsterdam Amtrak station.

FFM Auditor: $620

  • Includes Awareness Through Movement (ATM) classes,

  • FFM Workshops, Pedagogy sessions, and attendance at masterclasses

  • Accommodation, meals, and shuttle transfer to/from Albany Airport or Amsterdam Amtrak station.

  • Excludes the Feldenkrais Integration session with Hagit Vardi and private lesson/masterclass performance with Uri Vardi

FFM Auditor w/o meals, housing, & shuttle: $400

  • Includes Awareness Through Movement (ATM) classes.

  • FFM Workshops, Pedagogy sessions, and attendance at masterclasses

  • Excludes the Feldenkrais Integration session, housing, meals and shuttle transfer to/from Albany Airport or Amsterdam Amtrak station.


Who do I contact if I have questions about the Feldenkrais for All Performers Workshop or the National Summer Cello Institute?:

  • Email us at: yourbodyisyourstradadm@gmail.com


Additional Questions about the 2019 Feldenkrais for All performers workshop:

Where is the Feldenkrais for All Performers Workshop being held?:

  • The 2019 Feldenkrais Workshop for All Performers will be held in Caroga Lake, NY as part of the Caroga Arts Collective. The Caroga Arts Collective’s is located just northeast of the intersection of Route 29A and County Road 112 in the Town of Caroga.

Travel:

  • Albany International Airport is the designated airport to fly into and out of for the Feldenkrais Workshop and NSCI.

  • Amtrak Station - Amsterdam (AMS) The Amtrak Station in Amsterdam is the closest train stop to Caroga Lake.

    • 466 West Main Street, Johnstown, Amsterdam, NY 12010, United States

  • Shuttle Pick-up and Drop-off

    • Caroga Arts Collective will be providing a shuttle pick-up and drop-off at both the Amsterdam Amtrak Station and the Albany International Airport.

Accommodations and Meals:

  • Participants will stay and dine at the Nick Stoner Inn. New this year: Accommodations and meals are included in the tuition!

 

Please complete the form below to confirm your spot in the 2019 Feldenkrais for All Performers Workshop.

Applications EXTENDED DEADLINE! ****APRIL 25, 2019!!****

Name *
Name
Phone *
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Address *
Address
Have you participated in the Feldenkrais Workshop for Musicians before? *
Intended meals, housing, & shuttle plans *
Please check the box below for which housing/food accommodations plan you are intending to use while at FFM. (You can always change your plans later once you've been accepted, this just helps the admin process)