About Dr. Anna Vazquez
Anna Vazquez is dedicated to developing human potential.
Dr. Vazquez brings a gentle, intuitive and goal oriented
approach to her work as she engages the client’s imagination in
the art of possibility, and the infinite creativity of the
human mind. Through her life experience Dr. Vazquez understands
that the ability to overcome obstacles grows out of the passion
to fulfill one’s dreams.
developed out of Dr. Vazquez’s personal
and professional experience – motivated by her own
performance challenges, an intense passion for making music,
curiosity and an unending desire to grow. Besides her doctoral
work in performance, and the brainwave certification training,
she has studied yoga and meditation, and participated in
the Empowerment Training, the Grace Program, the Therapeutic
Sound School, as well as other personal growth and development
For her doctoral paper in 1996 Dr. Vazquez designed a 15
week college course to teach aspiring artists how to overcome
performance anxiety and move into the peak performance state
of flow. Dr. Vazquez has provided brainwave training and
performance coaching to clients from a wide range of professions
as well as students aspiring to higher achievement. She tailors
classes and brainwave training sessions to the specific needs
of the organization and the individual. This process has
also been useful for clients interested in deepening meditation
and personal development.
Dr. Vazquez is the first and only certified brainwave coach
in Minnesota to offer combined Neural Synchrony, Open Focus,
and Awakened Mind/High Performance Mind protocols. Dr. Vazquez
is indebted to biofeedback pioneers, Dr. Fehmi and Anna Wise
for all their research in brainwave training, heightened
functioning, the dimensions of attention, and the development
Contexts where Dr. Vazquez has provided training: College
of St. Catherine, University of Minnesota School of Music,
MacPhail Center for the Arts, Thursday Musical, Shiftonline,
St. Paul Yoga Center, Wise Women, Truro Center for the Arts,
national music conferences, summer music camps, and music
studios. She has taught yoga classes at Augsburg College,
the Minnesota Department of Health, the St. Paul Yoga Center,
Pathways, the Meditation Center, and a few public schools.
Dr. Vazquez teaches at the College of St. Catherine and is
also a freelance musician and teacher.
Education: Bachelor of Music from Boston University,
Master of Music from Indiana University, Doctor of Musical
Arts from the University of Minnesota.