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Occurs on Saturday March 7 2015

All Day Event


Morpheus Rehearsal Centre
3512 - 5th Avenue NW
Lower Level
Calgary AB T2N 0V7

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Workshop: Improve Stage Performance and Alleviate Stage Anxiety: The HeartMath® Way
with Shamir S. Ladhani

At this workshop you will learn scientifically validated HeartMath® techniques that have been proven to enhance stage performance, overcome stage anxiety and enable you to reset and rejuvenate after an intense performance so you can get a good night’s rest.

SYNOPSIS: As an actor or a performer, you know that your character is brought to life by emotions you induce on stage. Did you know that when you create these emotions, the impact on your body is exactly the same as if you were experiencing these off-stage? When your character requires you to create anger, your body begins to trigger a chain of 1400 chemical responses. These responses could potentially result in release of stress hormones, suppression of immune functioning, cortical inhibition (forgetting lines) and so on. Your body is not able to distinguish between stage anger and off-stage anger and therefore you pay the price off-stage.

At this workshop, you will learn how your body responds to emotions so you can better prepare yourself for auditions, performances and for resetting your body’s biology after your emotional-charged performance. All you need to know are two things: a) how to breathe and b) how to create emotions on demand. Well Thespian, isn’t this something you do already?

INSTRUCTOR BIO: Shamir Ladhani is a former Vice-President of a fast-paced and dynamic energy corporation. He left this position to pursue his dream of developing health and wellness programs for individuals and groups who are interested in alternative approaches to optimal health and wellness. Shamir is a Certified HeartMath® Coach and Trainer and has helped his clients reduce anxiety, overcome grief and enhance decision-making capabilities. He is also a community theatre actor and has performed in various productions in the Calgary area including the title role in Morpheus Theatre’s Ali Baba. In 2010 Shamir was honored with Workshop Theatre’s award ‘Outstanding Actor in a Supporting Role’ for his work in Inherit the Wind.

DATE: Saturday Mar 7, 2015, 12:00 - 5:00 COST: $40 (registration online or by phone)

Register a group of 5 or more, and attend for less! Or, register for 3 workshops and get the 3rd one for 50% off (Call Morpheus Theatre to redeem).

WHERE: Morpheus Rehearsal Centre (3512 5 Avenue NW, Lower Level)

Refreshments served from 11:30 – 12:00pm

For more information, or to register, please visit our website at or call (403) 246-2999.

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This valuable workshop is presented at this low price in the spirit of Community Theatre.

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