About this class


Stress management skills are becoming more and more important in our everyday lives during times of uncertainty.

Stress can have a tremendous negative effect on our creativity, and this is important for all of us - performing artists, teachers and those in business.

To keep our creativity flourishing, we must look for new ways to deal with our stress levels.



In around an hour you will learn:


  • the science behind stress and why it happens
  • what happens to our creative abilities when we feel stressed
  • how to manage our thinking when experiencing stressful situations
  • how to help ourselves feel better during times of uncertainty
  • how to relax by using relaxation and visualisation techniques



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About your teacher


This class is led by Donata Vaitkutė, who is a performance coach at Mental Skills Lab.

In her work, Donata combines knowledge from the performance and research contexts. She holds certifications in Stress Management and Health and Wellbeing Coaching, and helps her clients lead successful careers, improve their performance and enhance their wellbeing. During coaching sessions and seminars, Donata shares her knowledge of Performance Psychology, Sports Psychology and Applied Neuroscience to help build effective tools to overcome personal challenges. 

Before starting her coaching practice, Donata graduated in Piano Performance at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and Performance Science at the Royal College of Music in London. While studying in London, she focused on examining the concept of Mental Toughness, and later went to present her work in various conferences and seminars in the UK, Australia, Germany and Lithuania.

Donata is also a member of the International Society for Coaching Psychology. Her broad experience in performing, research and coaching contexts gives her a unique perspective when coaching her clients from various fields.