What Is Stressbusters?

 

 

Stressbusters: Tools for Managing Performance Stress | Wyatt Piano Studio, Annandale VA

 

Stressbusters offers coping tools to
students for whom performance stress
has become problematic.

 

 

Stressbusters

 

Tools for Managing Performance Stress

 

What is “Stressbusters”? Stressbusters (so named by the students who participated in the initial program) is a program designed to offer coping tools to students for whom performance stress has become problematic.  The intention is to make performing less painful, more productive, and even enjoyable, by giving options for management.

 

The goals are to:

The tools used are:

The program is tailored to each individual participant. If the student is a member of the Wyatt Piano Studio, he/she receives ongoing assignments utilizing the Stressbusters tools as he continues to prepare for various performances. If the student is a member of another studio, his/her teacher is assisted with ideas for continuing the program and for giving assignments.

 

It is important to remember that performance stress is a habit; therefore, it can be broken, and new, healthier, and more productive habits established.

 

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