Body Mapping Resources

 

  Title  Author Publisher Info
 Body Mapping










Body Mapping
Books & DVD's 
What Every Musician Needs to Know About the Body: The Practical Application of Body Mapping to Making Music Barbara Conable
Andover Press, Portland, OR
0-9622595-6-X
Move Well, Avoid Injury: What Everyone Needs to Know About the Body [DVD]
Barbara Conable & Amy Likar

Andover Productions, LLC www.movewellavoidinjury.com

What Every Singer Needs to Know About the Body (2nd edition) [Book & eBook available]
Melissa Malde, MaryJean Allen, Kurt-Alexander Zeller

Plural Publishing, Inc., San Diego, CA 
978-1-59756-324-6

What Every Violinist Needs to Know About the Body
Jennifer Johnson

GIA Publications, Inc., Chicago, IL
978-1-57999-734-2

What Every Pianist Needs to Know About the Body with Supplementary Material for Organists (Book and VHS-566)  Thomas Mark 

GIA Publications, Chicago,IL ISBN: 1-57999-206-4 

What Every Trombonist Needs to Know About the Body David Vining 

Kagarice Brass Editions, Denton TX 
978-0-615-22410-7

Body Mapping for Flautists: What Every Flute Player Needs to Know About the Body Lea Pearson

GIA Publications, Chicago, IL
ISBN: 978-1-57999-500-3

What Every Dancer Needs to Know About the Body: A Workshop of Body Mapping and the Alexander Technique  Robin Gilmore 

Andover Press, Portland, OR
ISBN: 978-0-9622595-7-9 

The Structures and Movement of Breathing: A primer for choirs and choruses
Barbara Conable

GIA Publications, Chicago, IL
1-57999-099-1 

Oboemotions: What Every Oboe Player Needs to Know About the Body  Stephen Caplan GIA Publications, Chicago, IL 
Evoking Sound:  Body Mapping Principles & Basic Conducting Technique [DVD]  James Jordan &
Heather Buchanan 

GIA Publications, Chicago, IL
9-781579-993795 

The Breathing Book

Stephen Caplan
Mountain Peak Music
Breathing – French Horn
David Nesmith  www.breathingbookforhorn.com 
Enhancing Musical Performance through Somatic Pedagogy: An Introduction to Body Mapping for Choral Conductors in Teaching Music through Performance in Choir, Vol.2. 

Heather Buchanan (Buchanan & Mehaffey, eds.). 

GIA Publications, Chicago, IL
ISBN: 978-1-57999-663-5

Body Mapping: Enhancing Voice Performance through Somatic Pedagogy in Teaching Singing in the 21st Century [Hard cover or eBook]

Heather Buchanan (Harrison & O’Bryan, eds.).

Springer Publications, New York
ISBN 978-94-017-8850-2 

The Body Has a Mind of it’s Own: How Body Maps in Your Brain Help You Do (Almost) Everything Better
Sandra Blakeslee & Matthew Blakeslee 

Random House, New York
ISBN 978-1-4000-6469-4

 








Training Attention

(Awareness & Mindfulness) 
 Training Attention (Awareness/Mindfulness)
The Open-Focus Brain: Harnessing the Power of Attention to Heal Mind and Body
Les Fehmi, PhD & Jim Robbins
Trumpeter Books, Boston, MA, ISBN:978-1-59030-376-4
 Mindset - The New Psychology of Success  Carol S. Dweck, PhD
 Ballantine Books, NY, ISBN 978-0-345-47232-8
 Focus - The Hidden Driver of Excellence Daniel Goleman  HarperCollins Books, NY, ISBN978-0-06-211486-0
The Power of Mindful Learning
Ellen J. Langer, Ph.D. 

Da Capo Press, Cambridge, MA
ISBN: 0-201-33991-9

On Becoming An Artist: Reinventing Yourself Through Mindful Creativity  Ellen J. Langer, Ph.D. 

Ballentine Books, New York,  NY
ISBN: 0-345-45630-0

Body Mind Mastery: Creating Success in Sport and Life
Dan Millman 

New World Library, Novato, CA
ISBN: 1-57731-094-2 

Sensory Tune-ups: A Guided Journal of Sensory Experiences for Performers of All Ages
Kay S. Hooper

AllSense Press, Celinsgrove, PA

Constructive Rest Guides

David Nesmith
www.constructiverest.com
 










Musicians’ Self Care & Education 
 Musicians’ Self Care & Education
Conquering Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Other Repetitive Strain Injuries: A Self-Care Program  Sharon J. Butler

New Harbinger Publications, Oakland, CA
1-57224-039-3 

The Musician’s Body: A Maintenance Manual for Peak Performance
The Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London, England

Jaume Rosset I Llobet and George Odam

Ashgate Publishing Ltd. Aldershot, England
ISBN: 978-0-7546-6210-5

The Balanced Musician: Integrating Mind & Body for Peak Performance
Lesley Sisterhen McCallister

The Scarecrow Press, Inc., Plymouth, UK
ISBN 978-0-8108-8293-5

Playing (less) Hurt; An Injury Prevention Guide for Musicians  Janet Horvath

Morris Publishing, Kearney, NE
ISBN: 0-971735-0-7 

Instant Stretches for Stress Relief: Instant Energy and Relaxation with Easy-to-Follow Yoga Stretching Techniques
Mark Evans 

Lorenz Books, New York, NY
ISBN: 1-85967-294-9

Therapeutic Exercises using the Swiss Ball
Caroline Corning Creager, PT
Executive Physical Therapy, Inc, Berthoud, CO.
0-9641153-0-1 
Pelvic Power: Mind/body exercises for strength, flexibility, posture, and balance for men and women
Eric Franklin 

Elysian Editions, Hightstown, NJ
0-87127-259-8 

Relax your Neck, Liberate your Shoulders: The ultimate exercise program for tension relief  Eric Franklin 

Elysian Editions, Hightstown, NJ
0-87127-248-2 

When Listening Comes Alive: A Guide to Effective Learning and Communication
Paul Madaule

Moulin Publishing, Norval, Ontario
0-9697079-1-6 

The Ear and the Voice  Alfred A. Tomatis 

Scarecrow Press, Lanham, MD
ISBN: 0-8108-5137-7

 










Personal Growth, Creativity & Performance Enhancement 
 Personal Growth, Creativity & Performance
Coaching the Artist Within: Advice for Writers, Actors, Visual Artists and Musicians from America’s Foremost Creativity Coach
Eric Maisel 

New World Library, Novato, CA
ISBN: 1-57731-464-6 

On Becoming An Artist: Reinventing Yourself Through Mindful Creativity
Ellen J. Langer, Ph.D. 

Ballentine Books, New York,  NY
ISBN: 0-345-45630-0

Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway: Dynamic Techniques for Turning Fear, Indecision and Anger into Power, Action, and Love Susan Jeffers, Ph. D.

Ballantine Books, New York, NY
ISBN: 0-449-90292-7

Mastery: The Keys to Success and Long-term Fulfillment  George Leonard 

Plume Books by Penguin, New York, NY
ISBN: 0-452-26756-0

Audition Success: An Olympic Sports Psychologist Teaches Performing Artists How to Win  Don Green, Ph.D. 

ProMind Music, New York,  NY
ISBN: 0-9665993-0-6 

The Audition Process: Anxiety Management and Coping Strategies
Allan Victor Dunkel & Stuart Edwart Dunkel 

Pendragon Press, Stuyvesant, NY
ISBN: 0-945193-35-1 

Notes of Hope: Stories by Musicians Coping with Injuries
Compiled by David Vining 

Mountain Peak Music
ISBN 978-1-935510-68-0 

 










Anatomy & Physiology
 
Anatomy & Physiology
Anatomy Trains: Myofascial Meridians for Manual and Movement Therapists  Thomas W. Myers 

Churchill Livingstone – Elsevier Science
0-443-06351-6

Trail Guide to the Body: A hands-on guide to locating muscles, bones & more  Andrew Biel

Books of Discovery
ISBN 978-0-9826634-0-0 

The Princeton Review Anatomy Coloring Workbook
I. Edward Alcamo, Ph.D. 

Random House, Inc., New York, NY
0-679-77849-7 

Pocket Atlas of the Moving Body: For all students of human biology, medicine, sports and physical therapy   Mel Cash 

Ebury Press, London.
0-09-186512-3 

The World’s Best Anatomical Charts   

Anatomical Chart Company, Skokie, IL
0-9603730-5-5 

The Female Pelvis: Anatomy & Exercises
Blandine Calais-Germain 

Eastland Press, Seattle, CA
0-939616-38-6

The Atlas of Human Anatomy (Textbook & CD-ROM)  Frank H. Netter 

Icon Learning Systems, Teterboro, NJ
ISBN: 0-914168-81-9

Piecing Together the Skeletal System (Flip chart)   

Anatomical Chart Company
ISBN: 1-889241-04-0 

Anatomy and Physiology Made Incredibly Easy   

Springhouse Corporation, Springhouse, PA
ISBN: 1-58255-043-3

Complete Human Anatomy DVD-ROM
www.primalpictures.com 

Primal Software 

Primal Pictures Ltd, London.

 








The Alexander Technique & Feldenkrais 
 The Alexander Technique & Feldenkrais
Body Learning: An Introduction to the Alexander Technique  Michael J. Gelb 

Henry Holt & Company, New York, NY
0-8050-4206-7

How to Learn the Alexander Technique: A Manual for Students 

Barbara Conable & William Conable

Andover Press, Columbus, OH
0-9622595-4-3 

Freedom to Change: The Development and Science of The Alexander Technique  Frank Pierce Jones 

Mouritz Ltd., London, UK
ISBN: 0-9525574-7-9


Singing With Your Whole Self: The Feldenkrais Method and Voice
Samuel H. Nelson & Elizabeth Blades-Zeller 

Scarecrow Press, Inc., Lanham, MD
ISBN: 0-8108-4049-9 

Optimal Moves: Effortless Use of the Arms and Hands (CD-ROM)  Mary Spire 

Optimal Moves, Berkeley, CA
1-866-678-8948 

 






Performance Enhancement
 Performance Enhancement
Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway: Dynamic Techniques for Turning Fear, Indecision and Anger into Power, Action, and Love  Susan Jeffers, Ph. D. 

Ballantine Books, New York, NY
ISBN: 0-449-90292-7

Mastery: The Keys to Success and Long-term Fulfillment  George Leonard 

Plume Books by Penguin, New York, NY
ISBN: 0-452-26756-0 

Audition Success: An Olympic Sports Psychologist Teaches Performing Artists How to Win Don Green, Ph.D. 

ProMind Music, New York,  NY
ISBN: 0-9665993-0-6

The Audition Process: Anxiety Management and Coping Strategies  Allan Victor Dunkel & Stuart Edwart Dunkel 

Pendragon Press, Stuyvesant, NY
ISBN: 0-945193-35-1

 

Anatomical Models
 
 Anatomical Models

Global Technologies
www.global-technologies.net 

  Fort Lauderdale, FL
1-888-437-3900

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