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    Do you long

    to feel

    • more connected
    • less tense
    • fluent and expressive

    as you play the piano?

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    Do you long

    to feel

    • more connected
    • less tense
    • fluent and expressive

    as you play the piano?

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    Do you long

    to feel

    • more connected
    • less tense
    • fluent and expressive

    as you play the piano?

Do you long

to feel

• more connected
• less tense
• fluent and expressive

as you play the piano?

Holistic substitute for Hanon

Want to transform your technique but avoid exercises that fragment your body and disregard musical flow? Piano Portals is a mindful daily practice and radical substitute for Hanon et al.

Ready to think outside the box?

Piano Portals rewrites the rules. It prioritises crucial elements of able players' techniques that are all but neglected in orthodox pedagogy.

A mindful approach

Revolutionise your practice through deepening self-awareness. Ensure your own well-being in playing.

Works on different levels

  • For post-beginners: play fluently and expressively
  • For advanced players: refine technique and eliminate excess tension

And there's more...

Piano Portals offers a fresh philosophy for deep-learning repertoire, aids focus and concentration, and lets you enjoy beautiful music every step of the way.

“Piano Portals has given me a new sense of connection to the music I am playing, releasing me from my head
into my body, fingers and senses, so that all of my being is involved.”

Anne, Pianist

For the thinking piano teacher with a holistic outlook

Offer your open-minded teen-to-adult students:

  • a mindful approach to technique
  • a fresh philosophy for learning repertoire assuredly
  • a stimulating route to confident performance

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Piano Portals - The Art of Conscious Flow

  • Piano Portals nurtures the whole-body-mind coordination that applies to real-world performance
  • It acknowledges your deep, personal connection to music and your body's corresponding response to be the cornerstone of expressive, efficient technique
  • You become the expert on freeing up and re-balancing your own playing technique - not wasting time fragmenting it

Sense and Self-Awareness

Piano Portals is simple, honest and profound in its approach. It offers fresh hope to pianists who practise for long hours yet feel stuck or blocked.

Piano Portals doesn't leave technical assurance or expressiveness to chance or 'talent'. It empowers open-minded explorers to play to their potential at any level.

Piano Portals is open-ended and non-prescriptive. Revolutionise your playing in countless creative ways. Find fresh, surprising points of focus in your practice.

Read the back story of how Piano Portals founder, pianist Stephen Marquiss MA (Cantab.), journeyed from artistic disembodiment to assured performing in his 30s...