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Access Online Healthy Performance Courses on BAPAM’s New Website

Browse BAPAM’s series of events designed to improve health in the performing arts and support enhanced performance excellence through wellbeing and good practice.

Published: 19 June 2020 | 12:00 AM Updated: 28 April 2021 | 4:31 PM
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The sessions focus on evidence-based practical skills and draw from performance experience, research findings, psychology, and proven clinical pathways. Photo credit: Shutterstock

BAPAM are hosting introductory webinars on keeping mentally well, physical health and injury prevention and vocal health, as well as regular community drop in sessions. These are open to all musicians, not just members of the MU and are free to attend.

The introductory sessions are designed for performing arts professionals and students and outlines risk factors and key strategies to maintain health. They run with a focus on evidence-based practical skills and draw from performance experience, research findings, psychology, and proven clinical pathways.

Browse BAPAM’s new website today to find out more about the different courses and enrol.

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