What is your physical voice telling you about your emotional state?
What is this wisdom contained in your voice?
How can you harness this information for change and transformation as you find your authentic voice?
Clarify your “inner and outer voice”
This work provides an opportunity to develop the skills for saying what you mean (the message) and how you want to convey it (voice). It involves exploring the relationship between one’s own voice and the mind, body, emotional connection. The areas of mouth, throat, neck, and jaw are addressed with Biodynamic manual therapy with the intention of opening the “avenue of expression”. Somatic exploration and exercises are used to work with stress and trauma that may inhibit optimal communication.
Transgender Voice and Communication Training
Focus is on creating the desired voice without strain or muscle tension. Training involves proper pitch, intonation, body language and pragmatics, encompassing all of communication in a holistic way.
Biodynamic Manual Voice Therapy (BMVT) Bodywork
Biodynamic Manual Voice Therapy (BMVT) is a gentle hands-on, integrated approach used to address the structural components related to nervous system regulation, vocal function, speech and swallowing. The word “bio” means life and “dynamic” refers to motion, change and progress. This integrated approach includes several manual therapy modalities including Craniosacral Therapy, Myofascial Release, Contract Relax Therapy, Positional Therapy and Visceral Manipulation. It is gentle, holistic, and follows the intelligence of your own inner treatment plan as directed by your body, mind and spirit.
Somatic Experiencing (SE)
Somatic Experiencing, developed by Peter Levine, Ph.D., is a body based approach that helps with healing trauma and chronic stress through a variety of experiences and exercises. The work facilitates a more balanced nervous system (regulation). We explore the relationship between sensations (the felt sense), emotions, thoughts and beliefs for a greater sense of ease and freedom.
Vocal Care for Professional Voice Users
Improve voice quality for personal and/or professional use. Professional voice users include anyone who relies on his/her voice for work. Teachers, actors, singers, salespeople, and coaches are just a few examples. Come learn how to take care of your voice (vocal hygiene training). Also providing supportive breathing techniques and resonant voice techniques to improve vocal quality and voice projection in an efficient manner. We can also develop specialized warm up and cool down routines that work for you and your individual needs.