SPARK Practice Courses

Welcome to SPARK Practice Courses, designed to elevate your skills, empower your mindset, and enhance your performance. 

At SPARK Practice, we offer a diverse range of online Spark practice courses to support and guide you on your journey towards mastery. I want to make sure you have everything you need to boost your practice, cultivate supportive mindsets, and accelerate your performance. 

Check out the online SPARK Practice courses below, let me know what you're working on - we'll find the perfect support for your big goals and musical dreams.

"There are no shortcuts, but there are better roads" 

-Sarah Niblack

Wherever you are in your journey, there's a course to support you and cheer you on with proprietary, science-backed frameworks for you to boost your practice, make friends with your mind, and accelerate your performance!

SPARK Practice is for Everyone. 

SPARK Signature Courses

Practice, Mindset, & Performance Signature Group Classes

SPARK Self-Study & Planner

Self-study, Challenges, & The Practice Journal

SPARK for Teachers

Classes and Support for Passionate Teachers

SPARK for Institutions

Impactful Resources and Curriculum for Institutions and Recruiting

Applications now open! 

International Practice Camp

July 19-26, 2024

The online festival Dedicated to Practicing

Apply Here to IPC 2024

The International Practice Camp is for motivated musicians to level-up their playing with expert SPARK Practice For Performance. Over 5 exciting festival days, you will learn and apply the proven SPARK Formula to your work, and graduate with 100 new expert practice skills (including mental and performance practice).

SPARK Practice is brilliant! 

⚡️SPARK Practice is brilliant! ​The system has helped both me & my students become more efficient practicers & more secure performers. It can be applied at every ability level & the results are tangible!"

Gwendolyn Cawdron  

Associate Principal Viola, ​Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

Let's Find your Spark

Do you know the missing piece in your practicing, mindset, and performance?

Let me help you Find your Spark. I'll be your guide while we celebrate what's already working and together, discover the missing pieces in your musical journey. Whether you seek to build healthier practice habits, overcome self-doubt, or prepare for a significant audition, we offer tailored support to help you Find your Spark and achieve your musical goals.

Discover the perfect Spark Practice course for you and take the first step towards unlocking your musical potential. 

Are you ready to enhance your practice, mindset, and performance? 

I want to build healthy, science-backed practice habits

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I want to overcome negative self-talk and make friends with my mind 

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I have a big audition coming up and need to level-up quickly

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I want an easy way to plan my practice and achieve mindful productivity

"It made my whole life better"

This revolutionary practice planner takes the mystery out of acheiving balance in our work and musical goals - with a digital planner and live support.

I want to push myself a little bit and have time to integrate new habits 

The 100 days of Practice isn't just for the beginning of the year! Give yourself a boost with the 100 days of SPARK Practice anti-challenge! Find your Spark with 100 fun, expert practice strategies to try each day!

(We will be back Jan 1 2025 for Season 4 of #100daysofSPARKpractice, but don't wait until then to level-up!)

I want an innovative festival environment to boost my practice and level-up my playing

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I want to regulate my nervous system in performance conditions 

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I want to support my students to help them practice better and become more autonomous

Ooof yes I hear you, and I'm proud of you for stepping up to support your students with science-driven expert practice. 

Right now there are a couple ways to do this. 

Let's start the conversation HERE! 

I am looking for a supportive community with engaging activities

You're looking for The Practice Room! 

The Practice Room is open to people in any SPARK Practice Class (even classes through your school!), the 100 days of SPARK Practice, and The Practice Planner, and you can subscribe for a monthly fee after your program participation ends (or take another SPARK step!).

I want an innovative festival environment to boost my practice and level-up my playing

You are looking for the International Practice Camp! (More info HERE.)

I can already feel it - you're going to have a blast!

I want to integrate SPARK Practice's innovative curriculum into my school

Great - I want that for you too! Let's talk HERE. We are currently booked up for fall semester 2024, but let's get the conversation started! 

I want SPARK Practice at my festival or workshop!

Fun - let's do it! Please send me a message HERE.

Do you have a book club?

Yes, kindof. It's called Artist's Way Paris and it's part of Nervous System Neutral's 13 Weeks to Creative Recovery course. Check the Artist's Way Paris site HERE to find out dates for upcoming cohorts. 

For Practice, Mindset, and Performance-related books and references, please check out the References page HERE.

I want to have better candidates for my auditions

I want that for you too! Let's talk HERE.

I am looking for Audition Club to do mock auditions in a supportive environment

You're looking for Audition Club! Find out more HERE.

I want a copy of the Musician's Conservatory Survival Kit

It's coming soon! But please sign up HERE to recieve a free copy when it's ready! 

SPARK Practice is brilliant! 

⚡️SPARK Practice is brilliant! ​The system has helped both me & my students become more efficient practicers & more secure performers. It can be applied at every ability level & the results are tangible!"

Gwendolyn Cawdron  

Associate Principal Viola, ​Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

Practice, Mindset, & Performance

SPARK Signature Courses

Practice For Performance

Healthy Habits

Essential Toolkit for Boosted Practice

SPARK Practice Fundamentals

Next Cohort: Sept 2024

Mindsets For Musicians

Build the Bridge of Technique, Artistry, and Performance Skills

Nervous System Regulation & Healing 

Next Cohort: August 2024

Performance Accelerator

Feel Consistently Invincible on Stage When it Counts

Intense, Action-Based Course for Big Results

Next Cohort: October 2024

SPARK Practice is brilliant! 

⚡️SPARK Practice is brilliant! ​The system has helped both me & my students become more efficient practicers & more secure performers. It can be applied at every ability level & the results are tangible!"

Gwendolyn Cawdron  

Associate Principal Viola, ​Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

Self-Study with SPARK Practice

Want to get started today? Make some major moves in your musical journey - Sign up below to take the first step towards your musical potential.

Embark on a transformative musical journey with our self-study challenges and practice journal. Cultivate your creativity, develop disciplined practice habits, and celebrate your progress with interactive challenges and a supportive community to enhance your musical growth.

100 days of SPARK Practice

Give yourself a boost with 100 fun, expert practice strategies to try each day!

The SPARK Practice Journal

The revolutionary digital practice planner - with live support. 

International Practice Camp

The online festival dedicated to practicing, since 2021. 

Individual SPARK Practice 

I offer several packages to support your musical path.

SPARK Practice for your School, Festival, Organisation

Cohort-based classes to do for yourself or with your practice pod. (This means that you 

SPARK Practice Class in your Curriculum

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SPARK Practice Boost Workshops & Residencies

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SPARK Practice for your current & future musicians

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SPARK Practice is brilliant! 

⚡️SPARK Practice is brilliant! ​The system has helped both me & my students become more efficient practicers & more secure performers. It can be applied at every ability level & the results are tangible!"

Gwendolyn Cawdron  

Associate Principal Viola, ​Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

Which SPARK Practice course is right for you?

Take the first step towards musical excellence and personal growth by joining a SPARK Practice Course. Let us support you in your journey towards musical mastery, celebrate you in an inspiring community, and empower you to reach new heights in your musical endeavors.

 For more information on our courses, enrollment details, or to discuss tailored support for your musical aspirations, click below to learn more today.

SPARK Practice Signature Courses 

SPARK Practice signature courses are an engaging hybrid of live support and go-at-your-own-pace videos to get the best out of online learning with science-driven course design and encouraging weekly live meetups. 

Practice For Performance

Your Essential Toolkit to Neuroscience-backed Boosted Practice / 6 weeks

Everyone talks about practice efficiency, fun, and science-backed techniques. SPARK practice has the proprietary frameworks to transform your practice and help you become a better player every time you pick up your instrument.

Unleash the power of neuroscience-backed practice techniques with our Essential Toolkit for Boosted Practice. Transform your practice routine and elevate your performance outcomes with our proven frameworks and strategies.

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2024 Cohorts: 

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Mindsets For Musicians

Cultivate suportive mindsets and helpful self-talk with the SPARK Mindset framework / 6 weeks

Hearing "have a growth mindset" isn't helpful (and can be really frustrating) if you don't know how to put it into practice. Over 6 weeks you'll learn and put into practice the SPARK Mindset Framework and Daily Decisions to make friends with your mind, neutralize performance axiety, and move from doubtful to daring in your practice and performance.

Cultivate supportive mindsets and empowering self-talk with the SPARK Mindset framework. Over six weeks, learn to harness the power of your mind, overcome performance anxiety, and transition from self-doubt to self-assurance in your practice and performances.

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Performance Accelerator

You'll be confidently performance-ready with the accelerated PATH to Performance / 6 weeks

There are no shortcuts, but there are better roads. The unique SPARK PATH to Performance takes you through the 4 proven phases of the SPARK performance cycle, accelerating your progress with sports training, and neuroscience, and mindfulness. Be awesome on stage and nice to yourself.

Accelerate your performance journey with the SPARK Performance Accelerator. Explore the proven PATH to Performance, incorporating sports training, neuroscience, and mindfulness to enhance your on-stage presence and elevate your self-confidence.

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SPARK Practice is brilliant! 

⚡️SPARK Practice is brilliant! ​The system has helped both me & my students become more efficient practicers & more secure performers. It can be applied at every ability level & the results are tangible!"

Gwendolyn Cawdron  

Associate Principal Viola, ​Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

SPARK Courses

Practice, Mindset, & Performance Signature Group Classes

SPARK Self-Study

Self-study, Challenges, & The Practice Journal

SPARK for Teachers

Classes and Support for Passionate Teachers

SPARK for Institutions

Impactful Programs for Institutions and Recruiting