MEDITATION FOR CREATIVES™-2015 October

MEDITATION FOR CREATIVES™ Next meeting: Tuesday, October 6, 7:00-9:00 p.m. Upper West Side, New York City Cost: $20* * Bring a friend and you both attend half price! Sign up at egreco@elenagreco.com MEDITATION FOR CREATIVES™ (offered this month through THE MUSIC SALON™) is a workshop exploring the Art of Meditation geared specifically for Creative Artists. You will come away from…

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To Vaccinate or Not To Vaccinate – What a Loaded Question…

To Vaccinate or Not To Vaccinate – What a Loaded Question… by Elena Greco August 10, 2015 Vaccination is a topic which seems to bring out rabid and vicious disagreement. Those on either “side” of the debate (they seem to see it as an either/or situation) seem to have an unusually negative reaction to those opposing their view. People have…

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Simple, Everyday Actions That Support Mental Health

Simple, Everyday Actions That Support Mental Health by Elena Greco Published in PSYCHOLOGY TODAY (This article was presented as a part of the KALEIDOSCOPE™ concert, a concert in the CONCERTS FOR HEALING™ series.) May 2015 What exactly is “mental health”?  Life is an ever-changing kaleidoscope of feelings and experiences!  No one is happy all the time, just as no one is sad all…

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WOODSTOCK – To Joni with Love

WOODSTOCK – To Joni with Love by Elena Greco May 23, 2015 I have always loved Joni Mitchell’s song about one of the most important events in our country in the 60s. When I perform this song of hers on my next concert, I will be doing it with her in mind. I didn’t fully appreciate who and what Joni…

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MEDITATION FOR CREATIVES™-2015 March

MEDITATION FOR CREATIVES™ Next meeting: Sunday, March 8, 3:00-5:00 p.m. Upper West Side, New York City Suggested Donation: $20* www.elenagreco.com/lifestyle/meditationforcreatives MEDITATION FOR CREATIVES™ (offered this month through THE MUSIC SALON™) is a workshop exploring the Art of Meditation geared specifically for Creative Artists. You will come away from the workshop with the tools and knowledge to create a unique, practical,…

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The Music Salon Returns!

The Music Salon Returns! by Elena Greco August 2014 The Music Salon™ is back! I mentioned in my last Newsletter that there would be a change coming. Well, it’s here! The Music Salon is returning to what it originally started out to be – and never really stopped being. Exciting changes will make this experience far more valuable to singers…

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Just Call Me Pisa….

Just Call Me Pisa… by Elena Greco September 23, 2015 Herniated Disc Day 7 Welcome to Pain! This is your new life! That was the message I got when I woke up a week ago today. It seems that lifting something a little too heavy while stooped over a barrier was the final straw for a particular nerve in my…

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Better Living Through Music

Better Living Through Music by Elena Greco July 2007 © Introduction Music is a more potent instrument than any other for education. ~ Plato (347 B.C.E.) The process of academic learning and concentrated study is sometimes fraught with stress, difficulty, tension and apprehension. In addition, other areas of our lives require mental focus in processing information which sometimes proves difficult.…

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Ageism in the Arts

Ageism in the Arts by Elena Greco July 14, 2011 Let’s face it: we’re just not allowed to grow up. As performing artists, we don’t dare let anyone know our age, don’t dare let a wrinkle show, don’t dare give a hint that we might have grown a year older. We have to remain stuck in time. I don’t know…

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Creating Art from a Multi-Dimensional Life

Creating Art from a Multi-Dimensional Life by Elena Greco September 28, 2013 For 25 years now I have had four professions. I have kept them separate professionally until now, but I am feeling compelled to combine them to bring forth something new. This post will explain why, I believe. Unlike all of my writing up till now, I do not…

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