What Every Violinist Needs To Know About The Body by Jennifer Johnson is a comprehensive volume on using Body Mapping technique to help violinists prevent injury and develop the physical freedom and sensitivity needed for technical mastery.
Beginning with the fundamental concepts of how and why musicians move, this book presents a detailed explanation of Body Mapping accompanied by numerous illustrations. Especially helpful is Chapter 8, devoted to common mis-mappings and myths in violin playing. This chapter exposes more than 50 misconceptions and provides helpful remedies.
Check out Jennifer Johnson’s previous article on Making Music: “Body Mapping: Preventing and Addressing Musicians’ Injuries.”