Sophia's 1st Cello-Fitting

One of my new Tacoma students, Sophia, just got her first perfectly sized cello! You can tell in the pictures below that she's super pumped to have a cello that feels good to hold with her body (knees, belly, back, feet, etc.) 

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Something important for my beginning cello friends to remember is that they are holding the cello and telling it where to be, not the other way around. Below (left) is a good example of "Beanbag Posture," when the student slumps to accomodate the cello.  Below (right) is a great example of supporting the cello with the relevant posture points. Check out the 90 degree angles going on in her knees! Way to go Sophia!

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