Use this calming practice to release tension in the body, develop physical awareness, focus your attention, and let go of distractions.
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Mindfulness of Breathing 1
Develop concentration and calm focus using this mindfulness practice. By training the mind to focus in this way, we improve our ability to let go of distractions, move on from unpleasant experiences, and return to present-moment awareness.
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Mindfulness of Breathing 2
Develop concentration and calm focus using this variation on Mindfulness of Breathing. By training the mind to focus in this way, we improve our ability to let go of distractions, to move on from unpleasant experiences, and to return to present moment awareness.
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Insight Meditation (Vipassana)
This meditation begins by building a foundation of concentration through Mindfulness of Breathing. Then, we continue with insight meditation to gain body awareness, emotional awareness, and note the impermanence of our experiences.
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Loving-kindness Meditation (Metta)
Use this compassion-building meditation to develop positive emotional connections and internal feelings of loving-kindness.
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Building our capacity to engage with our senses in the present moment allows us to live fuller, more connected lives. By enhancing our ability to listen with nonjudgmental awareness, we may hear more fully and support our fellow musicians with greater skill.
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Performance Mindset Routine (shortened version)
In this shortened version of the Performance Mindset Routine, develop a positive mindset regarding performance experiences and train your brain to perform with focus, joy, and awareness. This research-based practice is especially valuable for letting go of performance anxiety and developing trust on stage.
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Use this meditation practice to develop present-moment awareness of your experiences, your emotions, and the world around you.
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One Moment of Mindfulness
In this brief practice, discover how to bring mindfulness to any activity in any moment of your daily life.
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