The Dark Side of Success…Thoughts on Musicians and the Post Concert Blues

Today’s the first day I’ve felt hopeful, inspired and motivated in about three weeks. I’d been going non stop since last January where every month since then had some “big thing” and I never had more than a day or two to slow down before revving up for the next project, talk, workshop, presentation, interview […]

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The Hidden Gift of Injury

                Tendonitis, carpel tunnel, bursitis, back pain, shoulder pain, repetitive stress injury: these are some of the names of our biggest fears as performers. It forces us to address the scariest question of all: “What if I can’t play anymore?” In the fall of 1996 I was attempting […]

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Discover the Brilliant Function of Pain

Discover the Brilliant Function of Pain

Pain for most of us is a constant, be it physical, emotional, mental or even financial.  We either try to make it go away, or we try to rationalize it-as if understanding how it happended or why it’s happening will actually change it.

What if you could learn how to listen to the pain and discover it’s purpose, funtion and message?  What if instead of killing the messenger (pain), you could become aware, acknowledge and accept the pain and it’s underlying function and use that information for change?

During this two hour experiential workshop, I will teach you how to do just that as well as introduce you to the extraoardinary work of Somato Respiratory Integration, the work of Dr. Donald Epstein, D.C.  Not only will you learn to have an informed and empowered relationship to pain, but you will learn a simple hands on excercise that will help you decrease your stress, increase your focus and energy and empower your presence, all in less than 5 minutes! 

The live talk is Saturday 9/28/13 at 10:00am in SF.  (register here: http://www.eventbrite.com/event/8266277659)  However if you can’t make that, I  offer private consultations in person and via skype. 

For more information, feel free to visit my website at www.danafonteneau.com or e-mail me at DanaFonteneauMFT@gmail.com