Looking for some resources to help you cool down after a performance or competition?

Searching for some exercises to help you process and release the energy of performing?

Wanting to understand more about the process of performing and how it effects you physically, energetically and emotionally? 


I’ve got you covered!


Five Winds Blog

On my blog I explore a wide range of thoughts and ideas on performing and wellness, and offer tips and exercises on how to stay balanced and healthy while living the life of a performer.

Not sure where to start? Check out these favourite posts!
Whose a Performer – You Are!
Post-Performance Recovery: An Introduction + Exercise
Slow Down, It’s OK: Lessons from India.Arie
Sweet Relief: An Exercise for Releasing Heat
Staying Resilient


Articles & Podcasts

Here’s a collection of recent articles I’ve written on post-performance recovery and boundary setting before and after performing. Also, find recent interviews or videos I’ve been featured in!

Leaving Troubling Characters on the Stage
Intermission Magazine – #2 in the Top 10 articles in Intermission Magazine of 2017

Onstage Zen: How Meditation Changed My Fear of Public Speaking
Elephant Journal

Mairin Smit: How to Perform Your Best and Live the Creative Life You Want
Cue to Cue: The Performers Podcast


Spotlights & Insights

Spotlights & Insights was a feature on my blog of the best resources I came across on performing and wellness each month. 

Now, I feature this content in my monthly insider’s email. It’s full of all the great articles, podcasts, and videos, updates on my work as a Performance & Wellness coach and insights and exercises to help keep you healthy and balanced as a performer.

To subscribe, fill out the form in the footer of this page. You can also check out some of the past Spotlights & Insights posts below.

February 2018 – insights on the importance of teamwork and how to build a strong support systems as performers
January 2018 – thoughts on personal values and how to make them the centre of your performing life
December 2017 – reflections on gratitude and an meditation exercise for the new year
November 2017 – insights on cultivating creativity and failure as the pathway to success
October 2017 – thoughts on resilience, support and creating professional and personal boundaries
September 2017 – reflections on speaking truth and the responsibility of your platform as a performer