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.
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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.