violin posture and balance

Sue Hunt said: Jan 26, 2011
Sue Hunt
Suzuki Association Member
Viola, Violin
391 posts

Just in case you missed the shoulder rest thread, here is a super site to look at. http://www.violinistinbalance.nl Anyone who experiences pain and discomfort from playing the violin of viola should see it. It is the result of a yearlong exploration into issues of set up and balance. As a result of following up on their findings, I am now able to balance my viola without clutching with my shoulder and am pain free for the first time in years.

Diane said: Jan 29, 2011
Diane AllenViolin
244 posts

Sue—thank you so much for this link. It shouldn’t hurt to play an instrument!

Here’s another take on the issue:
http://myviolinvideos.com/blogviolinandviolaergonomics.html

Smiles!

Diane
http://www.myviolinvideos.com
Videos of student violin recitals and violin tutorials.

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