Monthly Archives: February 2011

feel your feet

Here’s a free slice from the loaf of my Tai Chi session: when you stand on your feet, sense your weight on your feet, the pressure between your feet and the floor, the sensation of socks or shoes or floor … Continue reading

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tai chi and tea

One of the benefits of Tai Chi is stress relief. It must be said that stress relief is more of a choice than anything else.  Stress doesn’t just get relieved; it’s up to the stressed-out person to choose relief. It’s … Continue reading

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breathless

I’m working on the Mozart Requiem this semester, doing excerpts with my community choir and assisting the school choir.  So when I flipped through my CD case looking for baby music for my new-father friend, I was thrilled to discover … Continue reading

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tai chi every day

I usually practice Tai Chi a few times a week.  When the semester began, I decided to do it every day.  If I’m honest, the decision came largely from the looming ACDA convention, where I’ll be doing it in public. … Continue reading

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how not to hire a conductor

I have a snow day today, so I’m killing time surfing choralnet, and I ran across this ad for a conductor which calls for Music Degree(s) with conducting experience Demonstrate ability to conduct a interesting and productive rehearsal with skill … Continue reading

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