Vocal nodules are not a death sentence for the voice!

It’s Sunday and I am exhausted from working on my old, but charming Victorian fixer-upper home! Whew! I hope you are all well and hydrating well in this heat! I received a distressing call from a former student, explaining she had contracted nodules on her vocal chords! Vocal nodules are not a death sentence for […]

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Breathe, breathe, and breathe again

In my continued teaching, I find repeated problems, most owing to a lack of breath consistency. Nerves, emotional pushing, unreleased body tension…if only we could remember to breathe, breathe, and breathe again! Actors are so concerned about not being in their heads that they forget they can “check in” and still take a second to […]

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How do I work consistently on keeping my voice strong?

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How do I work consistently on keeping my voice strong? Finding time to do vocal and physical warm ups is often a challenge. A week can go by and you may realize you didn’t achieve your goal of working in some focused way with strengthening your vocal instrument. I admit setting weekly goals and sticking […]

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