How do I improve my flexibility and strength at the piano?

25 February 2022
By Ellie Palmer
Pianist Alisdair Hogarth hosts a live Zoom masterclass on piano fitness on 8 March at 7pm GMT


Keeping our hands and body in good condition is absolutely vital when playing the piano. An avoidable injury can completely end somebody's career if we don't properly work on our flexibility and strength.

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Pianist Alisdair Hogarth takes a look at the topic of piano fitness, live on Zoom on 8 March. As well as looking at how to develop that flexibility and strength through a concise technical exercise regime, Alisdair will also demonstrate a number of piano exercises alongside other exercises that can be done away from the piano.

This masterclass is part two in a three-part series: How to Return to the Piano as an Adult. More information and tickets can be found here.