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Choosing your zills: Looking
First, we explore the physical attributes of zills, the variety and differences of zills, and how to know when one set is enough.
Choosing your zills – Looking00:4:18
Choosing your zills: Listening
Here we explore all the sonic attributes of any set of zills, and the single most important thing to consider when you’re choosing your zills.
Choosing your zills: Listening00:16:50
Becoming fluent: Elastic connections
Becoming fluent with any instrument lets us express ourselves more easily.
Elastic is the interface between your fingers and your zills, and in this video we explore the details of setting up that interface for easier fluency.
Becoming fluent: Elastic connections00:10:47
Becoming fluent: Zills on your fingers
Building on the previous lesson, here we look at how to make one simple change in the way you put your zills on to reduce tension and enhance fluency, and where to place them for maximum technical control.
Becoming fluent: Zills on your fingers00:14:54
Becoming fluent: Using form
Building on the previous lessons, here we explore how you connect with your zills through your arms and hands, how your body affects the sound, and how to adjust your form for more ease and fluency.
Becoming fluent: Using form00:5:55
Becoming fluent: Moving into zills
Building on everything you’ve learned so far, here we explore how to connect with your zills through your whole body, for even greater ease and fluency.
Becoming fluent: Moving into zills00:12:44
Becoming fluent: Moving into zills quietly
You expand your expressive range when you know how to be silent. In this video, using everything you’ve learned so far, you will learn how to move into your zills and remove them without making a sound.
Becoming fluent: Moving into zills quietly00:7:29
Becoming fluent: Opening
This single piece is powerfully transformative. Putting together everything you've already learned to practice this, you are well on your way to a more fluent, free and joyful experience with your zills.
Becoming fluent: Opening00:9:33
Tuning in: Zill meditation
Using everything you have learned in this course, here you will listen to and learn a simple zill meditation that you can experiment with in your own way from now on––along with a surprising hidden aspect of zills that can make a difference in your life far beyond music and dance.
Tuning in: Zill meditation00:17:57