5 Piano Practice Resolutions to Keep Year Round
Have you made your New Year's resolutions yet? Below, piano teacher Alicia B. shares five piano practice resolutions you'll want to keep year round...
Now that you've thrown away your noisemakers and brushed all of the confetti out of your hair, the real fun of the New Year begins: making (and keeping) resolutions!
While we all have goals like lose weight and eat less sugar on our list, why not add something that's more enjoyable and actually attainable?
Below are some useful pi
Video: How Playing An Instrument Benefits Your Brain
If you're a musician, you probably already know you're kind of a genius. In case you need help proving your mental prowess to unbelievers, TED-Ed put together this great new video illustrating exactly what happens in musical brains. Just press play and get ready for the fireworks!
If you're interested in further reading on the studies mentioned in the video, these resources are a great place to start!
Do you play an instrument? Share how making music has affected you in the comments b
TakeLessons Community Shout Outs Week of 6/16/14
Each week, TakeLessons students and teachers send us their shout outs. Were thankful to be a part of this positive and thriving community, so wed like to share these messages with you. Here are the shout outs we received this week:
Shannon K. in Cerritos, CA, wrote, "I want to congratulate Michelle M. who is making amazing improvement each week in her singing! Her dedication to practicing is truly noteworthy!" Great job, Michelle!
Kit R. in Aurora, CO, wrote, "My 9 year old student, Jord
Quiz: What Country Were You Meant to Live In?
Do you ever get the feeling that you dont REALLY belong in the land of big macs and slurpees?
Sure, you love living in the land of opportunity and there are things in the U.S. that you couldn't imagine living without.
That being said, youre ready for a change.
Dont worry, theres a country that perfectly matches your personalityno matter how quirky or eccentric you are. Take this fun and easy quiz to see where you should live.
Before you pack your bags and board a plane to Ita
25+ Inspirational Quotes for Language Learners
There are many benefits to learning a foreign language, from better cognitive health to higher salary wages. Learning a different language, however, can be difficult--not to mention time consuming.
If you need some motivation to help you get started, check out the 25+ inspirational quotes about language below. Keep these language quotes close by so you can refer to them whenever youre feeling frustrated or defeated.
25+ Inspirational Quotes About Language
One language sets you in a corr