September 2019 Meeting: Elizabeth Coleman

Thursday, September 5, 2019, at 7:00 PM

Manhattan Theatre Club Creative Center, 311 West 43rd Street, 8th floor

Mindfulness Techniques to Make Performing Guitar Less Stressful and More Fun
In this experiential session, Elizabeth J. Coleman, attorney, poet, mindfulness teacher and guitarist will teach several techniques that have helped her reduce the stress of playing the guitar for others, and made guitar performance a lot more fun.

The presentation will be followed by our Open Mic. Sign up in advance to play — see the Member Events page for details. NYCCGS Member Events are free and open to all members and first-time guests.

An attorney, poet and foundation executive, Elizabeth J. Coleman has taught mindful meditation and mindfulness for over a decade. She has worked with attorneys and many others to address issues of anxiety in making presentations or performing in various settings, and taught day-long sessions on mindfulness and creativity at the Manhattan Jewish Community Center. An amateur guitarist, Elizabeth is a long-time member of the New York Classical Guitar Society, and performs the guitar regularly at the Memorial Sloane Kettering Cancer Center in Manhattan and New Jersey, and through the New York Bar Association Chamber Music Association. Elizabeth can be visited on the web at