CreateVitality for Musicians: the book

Born from my long experience in teaching music at the Conservatory, I take care of all the components of a music student. CreateVitality for musicians is a book and an entire specific educational program for music students and professional musicians, to develop a good psycho-physical coordination needed for calm and intense performing on stage and in the studio.

It is in use at the Conservatory of Trento (Italy) where I’m both professor of Flute and of psychophysical training and body-mind awareness.

How does it work?

The basic idea of the system is to separate the four human levels, for better understanding of how each of them works.

A lot of problems and waste of energy are caused, as a matter of fact, by the confusion about the laws that rule these different levels of the personality. To give an example, you confuse the emotional layer and the mental one when you get scared before an exam or a public performance!

The Four Levels of the Personality

Physical body; emotional realm; mental world and motivation force.

These are the basic four dimensions along which the human being is simultaneously involved! Each dimension responds to different principles, much more than we believe normally.

CreateVitality proposes a progressive path based on these four levels: I use the image of 4 stairs, with each of them 7 steps to climb. You will be guided in a very easy way, to create your own personal order, allowing your gifts to come to the surface!

  • Physical Body and music

    Physical Body

    To play an instrument involves an incredible number of muscles, as musicians well know. Therefore they, more than non-playing people, need to increase their own ability to be aware of their muscles, joints and breathing, expanding their relaxing and stretching capacities in order to use only the necessary muscles in an appropriate way.

    In order to be relaxed, and also strong and resistant, musicians should develop a body-self-awareness, also without playing the instrument. They should first get in contact with themselves before attuning their instrument, that is their own body itself.

    Sleeping, eating, the environment in which you live, the family heritage and the way you are able to renew your energy are also essential fields of research, preparing for a better physical energy.

  • Emotional Realm and music

    Emotional Realm

    The more we go inside, the more we find surprises. As a matter of fact, the emotional realm is normally unknown, especially in school.

    Music is the realm of emotion! The most direct art, capable of creating inner suggestions, letting the consciousness flow towards infinity.

    This is why musicians need to become very confident with their emotions, and be able to spread them through their music. What people really want from music is exactly this: to flow within their emotional world. Something that today in our society is a privilege and true luxury.

    The CreateVitality system is very useful for explaining the rules of the emotional world. Emotions are ethereal, they only desire to flow: they are a pre-verbal language that communicate the inner truth, the subjective point of view of the whole human structure, in order to create a proper re-action.

    Breathing is the main instrument to become emotionally flexible! From here we start, looking forward to a better capacity to express the inner musicality, such as to the ability to face a performance or exam with self-control and with good results.

  • Mental World and music

    Mental World

    The “CreateVitality” system helps to understand the specific quality of everyone's individual mind and explains how to use the power of attention according to practical and easy techniques: to concentrate attention, to open it up, to voluntarily change the goal of it, how to use a different kind of memory.

    Learning the simultaneous use of the two cerebral hemispheres, and how to change the frequency of the mind waves from “beta” to “alpha”, will help with relaxing, focusing and realizing one’s own project. In fact, to fulfill desires, the mind uses a special language, that we are going to learn.

  • Motivation Force and music

    Motivation Force

    Motivation is the fire that makes our life easy and pleasant. It walks hand in hand with the inner Essence. That means that we have more craft when we study and live in harmony with our real nature, expressing our real talents.

    In order to discover this Essence, it is very important to become enthusiastic, to get in touch with the deep desires and dreams of the soul, and to expand our inner gifts.

    Meditation techniques, such as exercises to act out and create a common consciousness, will be very useful for discovering and maintaining the inner motivation.

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