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January Favs: Gadgets, Tech, and Games! (VIDEO)

Friday Five Live #29: January Favs: Gadgets, Tech, and Games! Today's "Show and Tell" is about super cool (and inexpensive) gear that we use in my studio. Interested in the links mentioned in this video? Click on the video to open the original Facebook post, then comment with the word --...

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Setting Healthy Boundaries in Your Studio (VIDEO)

Do you struggle with feeling like you have to answer texts and emails during your breaks? STOP! You don't need to constantly be on call -- this broadcast will teach you 4 Simple Ways to unplug without leaving your clients feeling neglected. Interested in the freebies mentioned in this...

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Room to Replenish (VIDEO)

Friday Five Live #27: Are you running on empty? Feeling overwhelmed? It's time to find room to replenish! Watch today's broadcast for my 3 tips to avoiding holiday burnout -- and advice about how we can make the most out of the upcoming holiday break. Want to use the magic word? Click on...

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January Book Club Announcement

The New Year is almost here and you know what that means - time to dive into a new book! If you haven't joined the Upbeat Piano Teacher Book Club, now is a great time. It's such a fun way to continue your professional growth and connect with other like-minded teachers. Here's the...

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How to Teach Your Students to "Stick the Landing" (VIDEO)

Friday Five Live #26: Have you ever experienced "the run away" at a recital? Your student does a *beautiful* job playing, but forgets to hold their final note, and practically sprints away from the piano! This broadcast is all about how to "Stick the Landing" on a recital piece! I'll teach you my...

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Make a Musical Ornament (Video)

Need a cute Christmas ornament for your students? Today I'm sharing a fabulous one that's easy-to-make, inexpensive, pretty, AND musical. Impressive, huh? These are perfect for group lessons, private lessons, and... Christmas Camps! Check out the video to see what supplies you'll need and I'll...

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Student Ornament Ideas

For the past five years I've given each of my students Christmas ornaments in December. It's my little way of commemorating the year and saying "thanks for being awesome" before they go on break. This post includes instructions for three of my designs. These are generally easy to make and...

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Christmas Recital Playlist (VIDEO)

Sitting in silence before a recital can be nerve wracking! Today's broadcast is about getting everyone involved, sharing the LOVE, and groovin' it up! To get the freebie mentioned in this broadcast, click on the Facebook icon on the video. Then type the word -- GROOVE -- in the comments...

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Are You Making Room? (VIDEO)

Running a business takes a lot of time and effort, we get it! BUT... too often we forget to leave room for some of the important stuff. This broadcast is all about **making room** in your life for the things that will make your business and life more enjoyable. To get the freebie mentioned...

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3 Keys to Clarity with Piano Parents (VIDEO)

Emails going unread? Announcements not getting out? Communicating with 30+ families is a tough job! Today's video is all about communicating with CLARITY in our super busy world. Interested in getting the freebie mentioned in this video? Click on the Facebook Icon to open the original...

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