Managing Stress in Music Education presents research, theory, possible pitfalls, and strategies for music teachers looking to navigate the challenging climate of potential stressors.
Covering a wide range of topics such as sleep, physical movement, nutrition, happiness, gratitude, and mindfulness, this book offers music educators the tools to thrive in a work environment that can often lead to stress and burnout. Readers will examine vignettes of challenged and successful music teachers, and consider new techniques and classic reminders for a healthy enjoyment of work and life.
Grounded in research and written in an accessible and concise manner, Managing Stress in Music Education is an excellent addition to any music teacher’s bookshelf.
Table of Contents
1. Routes 2. Sleep 3. Physical Movement 4. Nutrition 5. Gratitude 6. Happiness 7. Mindfulness 8. Roots
H. Christian Bernhard II is Professor of Music at The State University of New York at Fredonia.