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1-1 Recovery Program 

A holistic, personalized recovery program designed to

help musicians overcome tension, pain, or injury.

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1-1 RECOVERY PROGRAM

The research field surrounding injuries is still young but clear: musicians, regardless of age or instrument, are at a high risk of developing performance-related pain.

Likewise, pain is complicated and finding a long-term solution proves difficult in today's world.

 

Many musicians who enroll in the 1-1 Recovery Program have first sought the help of different medical professionals, therapies, or other movement practices in the past including but not limited to surgery, physical therapy, chiropractic care, massage therapy, acupuncture, cortisone shots, anti-inflammatory drugs, Alexander Technique, Feldenkrais, Body Mapping, and yoga. 

But how could someone have tried any or all of these methods, and still not seen the results they wanted? 

Long-term recovery requires a holistic approach, one that takes the entire system (the body) and person (the mind) into account. If you seek help and only focus on symptoms or targeted areas of pain without taking into account of how the entire body moves, reacts, and responds, pain-relief becomes temporary.

Recovery also requires education on why pain happens, how injuries develop, and a personalized long term-strategy they can use to improve, manage, and ultimately, prevent their injuries from happening again. 

A holistic approach, combined with education and a high-level of accountability is why this 1-1 program has over a 95% success rate. 

This program was a life changing experience and I can’t recommend it enough. One of the kindest, most empathetic, super intelligent and knowledgeable people I have ever encountered in my life. Sign up for his recovery program, injury prevention course, go to his clinics, follow his career, don’t wait. Totally worth it.​

Anna Mattix, English Horn, Buffalo Philharmonic

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Alexa Young, CA

  • Why do I need a coach?
    You don't necessarily do, but working with a professional can help you accelerate your progress, motivate you through accountability, and provide a safe space for learning, growing, and working through barriers that are holding you back. These are some of the reasons for the high percentage of success in this program.
  • Why is this program 12 weeks?
    Change takes time! Often people look for quick answers and aren't willing to commit to a process. Through experience, I have found 12 weeks to be the perfect amount of time to create momentum towards making a transformational change. In addition, because I approach recovery in a holistic way, there are many variables and factors that someone could focus on to improve their health. Although I do work with clients longer than 90 days, 3 months is a great amount of time to make progress and see the long-term benefits of your new lifestyle.
  • What if I only want to get a lesson or two?
    I am here to help you make true, transformational change that lasts. Although one or two lessons might temporarily help, it takes work, commitment, and time to implement new wellness tools, habits, and ultimately make a change. Therefore, I do not offer one off lessons, as that doesn't resonate with the bigger mission and vision of The Functional Musician. If you have any questions or feel you have a special circumstance, feel free to submit an application or send me an email through my contact page. I am happy to see how I can be a resource for you.
  • What is the daily time commitment?
    Daily time commitment will be anywhere from 20 - 45 minutes. Although everyone is different, I've had clients spend as little as 20 minutes a day and some clients prefer to spend an hour a day on their health. Just like with anything in life, what you put in into something is what you will get back!
  • What happens if we hop on a call and we aren’t a good fit, or you cannot help me with my situation?
    If we are not a good fit or I feel you fall outside my scope of practice, to my best ability, I will connect you with another resource! After all, this isn't about me, this about you and finding the help that YOU need. We are all in this together.
  • Do I need to go to the gym? Is there any equipment I need?
    You do NOT need to go to a gym to make progress and see lasting results. All of the exercises and routines can be done in your home, practice room, or small space. Although you will probably have some equipment, we send you a care package during your first week to update your equipment and make sure you have everything you need to move forward in your health and wellness journey.
  • Does it matter what instrument I play?
    Nope! Almost every type of instrumentalist has benefited from this program!
  • Does age matter?
    Age is not a factor! It doesn't matter what age you are, the body is always capable of change, provided we are adapting our environment accordingly. I have worked with musicians from ages 18-63 and all age ranges have benefitted from this program.
  • What is the difference between you and a medical professional?
    Even though I am a Musician Injury Coach, I am not a medical professional and I do not diagnose or treat any medical injuries. However, I do help people by improving their health through lifestyle changes, movement, education, behavioral change, and implementation. This perspective gives clients an active role in the process of rebuilding their foundation and learning the tools necessary to support their recovery, life, and career.
  • Are there payment plans?
    There are payment plans available to make this program more accessible and available! If you are interested, please submit an application.
  • Is there a money back guarantee?
    To overcome your injury you have to FULLY committed to yourself and the change you want to make. Likewise, coaching can be viewed under the lens of consulting and due to these reasons, I do not offer a money back guarantee.
  • Do you take insurance?
    I do not take insurance.

What to Expect

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What is Included?
VIDEO TRAINING MODULES

Video lessons teaching you about important concepts so you can put the science behind the habits and movements you are implementing.

WELCOME PACKAGE

A welcome package that includes all of the equipment you need for your journey. You get to keep these tools upon graduation of the program.

VOXER SUPPORT

You will have access to Voxer  and unlimited email support throughout the program, so if you have any questions or need feedback between your weekly sessions, you will have a resource to use!

LIFETIME ACCESS

After the program, you will have unlimited and lifetime access to your program, including an extensive growing database of modules and routines.

Client Experiences and Testimonials
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Nick Schwartz - Bass Trombone

Austin curated such a helpful course that really helped me find a way to play without pain. He makes himself very available throughout the program and is always available to help. In addition, it’s great to have these exercises going forward to help me maintain my pain free playing.

Nick Schwartz, Principal Bass Trombone, New York Ballet 

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Tristen Jarvis - Double Bass

Austin’s program has been the single greatest health & wellness investment I’ve ever made. I have immense deference and gratitude for the work we started, and I intend on building upon that work so that it soaks into all facets of my life, especially in my teaching (EVERYONE should know the things Austin has in this course). Life will never be the same, and I definitely now identify as a Functional Musician!

Tristen Jarvis, Double bass and Lecturer at Ithaca College

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Neeha - Flutist

Austin is always making sure his clients are comfortable and happy. He was there for me every step of the way and was constantly giving feedback as I progressed through my injury recovery journey.

 

This program not only helped me overcome my physical pain, but has changed my perspective on pain and injury prevention. I will never question again if I should quit music.

Neeha, Flutist and Music Therapy Major

  • Why do I need a coach?
    You don't necessarily do, but working with a professional can help you accelerate your progress, motivate you through accountability, and provide a safe space for learning, growing, and working through barriers that are holding you back. These are some of the reasons for the high percentage of success in this program.
  • Why is this program 12 weeks?
    Change takes time! Often people look for quick answers and aren't willing to commit to a process. Through experience, I have found 12 weeks to be the perfect amount of time to create momentum towards making a transformational change. In addition, because I approach recovery in a holistic way, there are many variables and factors that someone could focus on to improve their health. Although I do work with clients longer than 90 days, 3 months is a great amount of time to make progress and see the long-term benefits of your new lifestyle.
  • What if I only want to get a lesson or two?
    I am here to help you make true, transformational change that lasts. Although one or two lessons might temporarily help, it takes work, commitment, and time to implement new wellness tools, habits, and ultimately make a change. Therefore, I do not offer one off lessons, as that doesn't resonate with the bigger mission and vision of The Functional Musician. If you have any questions or feel you have a special circumstance, feel free to submit an application or send me an email through my contact page. I am happy to see how I can be a resource for you.
  • What is the daily time commitment?
    Daily time commitment will be anywhere from 20 - 45 minutes. Although everyone is different, I've had clients spend as little as 20 minutes a day and some clients prefer to spend an hour a day on their health. Just like with anything in life, what you put in into something is what you will get back!
  • What happens if we hop on a call and we aren’t a good fit, or you cannot help me with my situation?
    If we are not a good fit or I feel you fall outside my scope of practice, to my best ability, I will connect you with another resource! After all, this isn't about me, this about you and finding the help that YOU need. We are all in this together.
  • Do I need to go to the gym? Is there any equipment I need?
    You do NOT need to go to a gym to make progress and see lasting results. All of the exercises and routines can be done in your home, practice room, or small space. Although you will probably have some equipment, we send you a care package during your first week to update your equipment and make sure you have everything you need to move forward in your health and wellness journey.
  • Does it matter what instrument I play?
    Nope! Almost every type of instrumentalist has benefited from this program!
  • Does age matter?
    Age is not a factor! It doesn't matter what age you are, the body is always capable of change, provided we are adapting our environment accordingly. I have worked with musicians from ages 18-63 and all age ranges have benefitted from this program.
  • What is the difference between you and a medical professional?
    Even though I am a Musician Injury Coach, I am not a medical professional and I do not diagnose or treat any medical injuries. However, I do help people by improving their health through lifestyle changes, movement, education, behavioral change, and implementation. This perspective gives clients an active role in the process of rebuilding their foundation and learning the tools necessary to support their recovery, life, and career.
  • Are there payment plans?
    There are payment plans available to make this program more accessible and available! If you are interested, please submit an application.
  • Is there a money back guarantee?
    To overcome your injury you have to FULLY committed to yourself and the change you want to make. Likewise, coaching can be viewed under the lens of consulting and due to these reasons, I do not offer a money back guarantee.
  • Do you take insurance?
    I do not take insurance.
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