Psychology

Performance Anxiety – A Way to Deal with it that Works!

Performance Anxiety – A Way to Deal with it that Works!

by Jennifer Roig-Francolí Certified Alexander Technique Teacher and Professional Violinist Cincinnati, Ohio   This is a practical article with simple steps (listed at the end) that you can use on your own without a teacher, right after you read them, to help you better understand your own experience of performance anxiety and how to overcome it. The steps I offer are based on the F. M. Alexan... »

Rising Above Performance Anxiety

Rising Above Performance Anxiety

By Rob Falvo   Stage fright and performance anxiety are fears that come up when one is self-conscious. Feelings of dread, worry, apprehension, angst, nervousness, and an overall unease are commonly felt when self-consciousness is present. “I have to be on stage now and I feel so nervous. All I want is this feeling to go away.” “I am on stage now and I feel trapped. I just want to leave but ca... »