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Kristin Mozeiko
Connecticut, USA

30 – Minute Experiential: Breathing Lie Down in Prone

This thirty minute experiential workshop is open to all. Starting with everyone in semi-supine or in a chair there will be a brief explanation of the benefits of lying in a supported and directed prone position. A foundation will be provided to learn for ourselves and teach others to lie prone with the breath in both virtual and in-person AT private lessons and classes. Additionally, participants will be given some research regarding hospitalized COVID patients and lying prone. We will also explore how, anecdotally, breathing in prone can help with COVID recovery, breathing illnesses, and as well as how it can assist wind musicians, singers, and actors.  

In this session the participants will be guided into the supported prone position and asked to experiment with lying down and breathing. Some simple breathing exercises and controlled exhalations will also be explored in this position. Participants who want to experience the lie down in prone are encouraged to bring a few pillows (or an extra yoga mat) and a towel for this session. Participants who do not wish to lie down will be asked to observe and, if there is interest, to use listening hands on the individuals who are lying down. Finally, there will be some time to discuss individual experiences, the benefits and pitfalls related to lying prone in an AT context in-person and online.

About Kristin Mozeiko

Kristin Mozeiko, founder of ArT of Releasing and Alexander Technique Brooklyn, is an AmSAT certified Alexander Technique teacher and a graduate of ATNYC where she completed a three-year training in New York City. Dr. Mozeiko served from 2005-2019 as a part of the full-time faculty at Queens College teaching music education courses and the Alexander Technique for musicians. Additionally, she became a certified Releasing coach and completed the training in 2019. Dr. Mozeiko holds degrees in music education (BA), French horn performance (MM) and completed her doctoral studies in music education (DMA). In her research and writing she has focused on diversity in education and has integrated the Alexander technique with music education/performance. Dr. Mozeiko serves on the Volunteer Organizing team for the AT Libration Project and is a member of the National Association for Music Education, the New York State School Music Association, AmSAT, the Women’s Band Directors Association, CBDNA, and IMTE (Instrumental Music Teacher Educator).


See also: Kristin Mozeiko – Presenter Detail Page

Friday, 26 August 2022
12:45 h - 13:15 h (12.45pm-1.15pm)
Main Building
Floor: 3.OG (3rd floor)
Room: H 3004

Performance/Music/Acting/Voice||Everyday Activities||Practical Teaching Skills



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