Musicians' Health Collective

Musicians' Health Collective: Supporting the health of musicians (and normal people)

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A few years ago, I had the good fortunate of winning an orchestral job, which gave me the opportunity (and time) to create a blog that shared some of the many things I was learning in my yoga, pilates, and other somatic teacher trainings.  This began as a small personal project and has since grown beyond my wildest expectations into an international project, combining interviews, anatomical articles, and movement suggestions.  Although I still play full-time professionally in multiple ensembles, I love sharing what I'm learning and the work that others are doing in this field of performing artist health.  

Disclaimer: The information and reference materials contained here are intended solely for the general information of the reader. It is not to be used for treatment purposes, but rather for discussion with the patient's own physician. The information presented here is not intended to diagnose health problems or to take the place of professional medical care. The information contained herein is neither intended to dictate what constitutes reasonable, appropriate or best care for any given health issue, nor is it intended to be used as a substitute for the independent judgment of a physician for any given health issue. All content, including text, graphics, images and information, contained on or available through this web site is for general information purposes only. The major limitation of informational resources like Musicians' Health Collective is the inability to take into account the unique circumstances that define the health issues of the patient. If you have persistent health problems or if you have further questions, please consult your health care provider. All visitors to this and other associated web sites agree to read and abide by the complete terms of this agreement.


Founder and Editor-in-Chief

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KAYLEIGH MILLER is a violist, educator, Yoga Tune Up® instructor, off and on writer, and total body nerd.  As a violist, she has played in ensembles such as the National Arts Centre Orchestra, the New World Symphony, the Lucerne Festival Academy Orchestra, and is a new member of the San Antonio Symphony.  She had the good fortune of studying with Carol Rodland at the New England Conservatory and Eastman School of Music, and continued her studies with Roger Tapping at the New England Conservatory.  She has participated in numerous festivals, such as the Aspen Music Festival, Banff Masterclasses, International Masterclasses at Prussia Cove, Spoleto Festival USA, and Lucerne Festival Academy.  She began her yoga practice in 2007, and along the way, has dabbled in raw foods, veganism, reiki, acupuncture, crossfit, and pilates.  As a movement teacher and Restorative Exercise Specialist-in-training, she is passionate about helping students to heal from injury and to change movement patterns to live a pain-free life.   She lives and teaches in San Antonio, TX, where she plays in the SA Symphony, and lives with her mostly blind chihuahua.













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