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Coach and Performer
Amy Likar began her career as a flutist and became fascinated with performance health and wellness through her own recovery from stress-related injuries. She has since integrated her expertise in Alexander Technique and Body Mapping into her flute teaching, chamber music coaching, and master class teaching. By developing students’ physical ease, presence, and confidence, she […]
Amy Likar has performed across the United States and Europe and regularly in the San Francisco Bay Area both as a member of the Oakland Symphony and as a freelance musician. As a freelance musician she has appeared with Opera Parallèle, West Edge Opera, Festival Opera, Berkeley Chamber Opera, Soli Deo Gloria, Marin Symphony, Sacramento […]
I am a teaching and performing artist who combines a love and passion for music with the practical, whole body approaches of Body Mapping and the Alexander Technique. My work as a musician allows me to practically apply the knowledge I’ve gleaned over almost 30 years working in the fields of Body Mapping and the […]
What is Body Mapping? Body Mapping is the conscious correcting and refining of one’s body map to produce efficient, coordinated, effective movement. Body Mapping, over time, with application, allows any musician to play like a natural. It is a tool that is useful in many different settings from music studios to exercise studios and to […]
For although there is nothing esoteric in his [F.M. Alexander’s] teaching, and although his exposition is made in the simplest English, free from technical words, it is difficult for anyone to grasp its full force without having actual demonstration of the principle in operation. – John Dewey Ms. Likar has studied the Alexander Technique for […]
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About Amy Likar
Amy Likar, flute and piccolo, has performed throughout the United States as a soloist, chamber musician, and orchestral musician. Amy is certified Alexander Technique teacher and licensed Body Mapping Instructor who has taught nationally and internationally.
Amy Likar is based in Northern California. You may contact Amy at email@example.com.