How to warm your hands

How to Warm your Hands

Breathing and stretching exercises for healthy practice and living
Compiled for Pianodao by Andrew Eales.

In this short video, I will explain and show you how to warm your fingers using an easy, gentle qigong massage technique.

This is a simple practice taking under five minutes, which I regularly teach to students in my studio as well as using myself:


For more information about the background and impact of Qigong practice and its benefits for piano players, see: QIGONG AND PIANO PLAYING


Qigong for Pianists


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Andrew Eales

Andrew Eales is the author of HOW TO PRACTISE MUSIC, published worldwide by Hal Leonard. He is a widely respected piano educator and published composer based on Milton Keynes UK.

One thought on “How to Warm your Hands”

  1. Thanks Andrew, the exercises are just what’s needed today. I’ve just been in the garden filling the bird feeders with seeds and nuts and even in that short time, the tips of my fingers have been nipped by the cold!

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