books on posture for piano

Noel Chignell said: Sep 1, 2012
 8 posts

Hi from Chig,

I have a wonderful book on posture for violin : How Muscles Learn—Teaching the Violin with the body in mind by Susan Kempter . I would like to find a similar book for piano . Can anyone give me some suggestions .

Swan said: Nov 19, 2012
Swan KiezebrinkPiano
5 posts


A great book is called “What Every Pianist Needs to Know About the Body” by Thomas Mark. It also includes notes for organists. It is quite detailed, and comes from the view of preventing injury and how we move our bodies to play the piano. I bought mine from Amazon.

Noel Chignell said: Nov 23, 2012
 8 posts

Thanks Swan

I’ve got a copy of that book now too which is very good and it’s improved my playing already .

Cheers Chig

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