Embodied Singer - The Class
Dec
4
7:00 PM19:00

Embodied Singer - The Class

Movement Class, Meditation Practice, Voice Exploration in one immersive class.

December 4th - Exploring Home Practice

Our final Fall 2018 class will focus on exploration beyond the studio. We will identify the components of fruitful home practice and discuss how to balance structure and flow in practicing. Each singer will collect movements, vocal exercises, and meditative practices that support their unique intention and goals.

Embodied Singer - The Class is a unique blend of mindfulness practices, movements, poses, and breathing techniques all designed to support and illuminate traditional vocal exercises. The diverse and inclusive approach provides singers endless opportunities for discovery. 

The class is designed to serve all bodies, minds, and voices.  Props and modifications are offered throughout to support your unique experience.  Those seeking intensity will have opportunities to safely explore their boundaries.

Please bring a yoga mat and dress to move comfortably. You are welcome to bring other supportive props (blocks, straps, etc.)

Participation is limited to 10 singers. Register early!

$40/class or $300 for entire series of 8 classes.

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Embodied Singer - The Class
Nov
27
7:00 PM19:00

Embodied Singer - The Class

Movement Class, Meditation Practice, Voice Exploration in one immersive class.

November 27th - Exploring Yoga

Yoga is union. Mind and body. Self with the greater world. We will explore the rich world of yoga that goes beyond postures and includes philosophy, meditation, and breathing practices. The parallels between yoga and singing are endless. Yoga has the capacity to enrich all lives through awareness and kindness.

Embodied Singer - The Class is a unique blend of mindfulness practices, movements, poses, and breathing techniques all designed to support and illuminate traditional vocal exercises. The diverse and inclusive approach provides singers endless opportunities for discovery. 

The class is designed to serve all bodies, minds, and voices.  Props and modifications are offered throughout to support your unique experience.  Those seeking intensity will have opportunities to safely explore their boundaries.

Please bring a yoga mat and dress to move comfortably. You are welcome to bring other supportive props (blocks, straps, etc.)

Participation is limited to 10 singers. Register Early!

$40/class or $300 for entire series of 8 classes.

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Embodied Singer - The Class
Nov
20
7:00 PM19:00

Embodied Singer - The Class

Movement Class, Meditation Practice, Voice Exploration in one immersive class.

November 20th - Exploring the Vocal Tract - Articulation

Delving further into our exploration of the Vocal Tract (mouth and throat), this week will focus on articulation of language. The movements of the vocal tract influence not only our communication of language but the tone itself. Embodied exercises will involve the entire body as we look closely at the mouth and throat.

Embodied Singer - The Class is a unique blend of mindfulness practices, movements, poses, and breathing techniques all designed to support and illuminate traditional vocal exercises. The diverse and inclusive approach provides singers endless opportunities for discovery. 

The class is designed to serve all bodies, minds, and voices.  Props and modifications are offered throughout to support your unique experience.  Those seeking intensity will have opportunities to safely explore their boundaries.

Please bring a yoga mat and dress to move comfortably. You are welcome to bring other supportive props (blocks, straps, etc.)

Participation is limited to 10 singers. Register Early!

$40/class or $300 for entire series of 8 classes.

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Embodied Singer - The Class
Nov
13
7:00 PM19:00

Embodied Singer - The Class

CLASS CANCELLED DUE TO AIR QUALITY. Wishing you health and safety

Movement Class, Meditation Practice, Voice Exploration in one immersive class.

November 13th - Exploring the Vocal Tract - Awareness and Mapping

The Vocal Tract is the miraculous mouth and throat: source and resonator of your vocal sound. We will bring awareness to the spaces and moving parts of the vocal tract. Embodied exercises will engage the entire body as we look more closely at the voice.

Embodied Singer - The Class is a unique blend of mindfulness practices, movements, poses, and breathing techniques all designed to support and illuminate traditional vocal exercises. The diverse and inclusive approach provides singers endless opportunities for discovery. 

The class is designed to serve all bodies, minds, and voices.  Props and modifications are offered throughout to support your unique experience.  Those seeking intensity will have opportunities to safely explore their boundaries.

Please bring a yoga mat and dress to move comfortably. You are welcome to bring other supportive props (blocks, straps, etc.)

Participation is limited to 10 singers. Register early!

$40/class or $300 for entire series of 8 classes.

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Embodied Singer - The Class
Nov
6
7:00 PM19:00

Embodied Singer - The Class

Movement Class, Meditation Practice, Voice Exploration in one immersive class.

November 6th - Exploring Breath - Balance and Support

  • Note: This class will be 1hr 15 instead of 2hrs.

This class will explore the way we balance our breath to support an energetic and free vocal tone. Stretching and engaging the body will prepare us to support. Straw phonation will be used to further explore each singer’s unique experience of breath balance (appoggio).

Embodied Singer - The Class is a unique blend of mindfulness practices, movements, poses, and breathing techniques all designed to support and illuminate traditional vocal exercises. The diverse and inclusive approach provides singers endless opportunities for discovery. 

The class is designed to serve all bodies, minds, and voices.  Props and modifications are offered throughout to support your unique experience.  Those seeking intensity will have opportunities to safely explore their boundaries.

Please bring a yoga mat and dress to move comfortably. You are welcome to bring other supportive props (blocks, straps, etc.)

Participation is limited to 10 singers. Register early!

$25/class or $300 for entire series of 8 classes.

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Nov
3
3:00 PM15:00

Embodied Singer @ Holy Names University

  • Holy Names University - Valley Center for the Performing Arts (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

We sing with our whole selves.  This interactive workshop will focus on the integration of the singing body and mind.  We will explore physical alignment, engagement for energetic singing, and clarifying the mental intention that guides our music.

This workshop is appropriate for singers of all levels and genres.  

$40/participant or free for HNU Community.  

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Embodied Singer - The Class
Oct
30
7:00 PM19:00

Embodied Singer - The Class

Movement Class, Meditation Practice, Voice Exploration in one immersive class.

October 30th - Exploring Breath - Inhalation

Your body welcomes breath. This class will explore the way the body receives breath. Movement, flexibility, and awareness will facilitate a more intimate relationship with the movements of inhalation. Emphasis will be on developing a unique stretching routine to liberate your body and breath.

HALLOWEEN COSTUMES WELCOME THIS WEEK!

Embodied Singer - The Class is a unique blend of mindfulness practices, movements, poses, and breathing techniques all designed to support and illuminate traditional vocal exercises. The diverse and inclusive approach provides singers endless opportunities for discovery. 

The class is designed to serve all bodies, minds, and voices.  Props and modifications are offered throughout to support your unique experience.  Those seeking intensity will have opportunities to safely explore their boundaries.

Please bring a yoga mat and dress to move comfortably. You are welcome to bring other supportive props (blocks, straps, etc.)

Participation is limited to 10 singers. Register early!

$40/class or $300 for entire series of 8 classes.

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Embodied Singer - The Class
Oct
23
7:00 PM19:00

Embodied Singer - The Class

Movement Class, Meditation Practice, Voice Exploration in one immersive class.

October 23rd - Exploring Alignment - Mind

Our sensitive and creative mind guides our sound. We will explore mindfulness, thought patterns, and intention that leads us to our ideal sounds.

Embodied Singer - The Class is a unique blend of mindfulness practices, movements, poses, and breathing techniques all designed to support and illuminate traditional vocal exercises. The diverse and inclusive approach provides singers endless opportunities for discovery. 

The class is designed to serve all bodies, minds, and voices.  Props and modifications are offered throughout to support your unique experience.  Those seeking intensity will have opportunities to safely explore their boundaries.

Please bring a yoga mat and dress to move comfortably. You are welcome to bring other supportive props (blocks, straps, etc.)

Participation is limited to 10 singers. Register early!

$40/class or $300 for entire series of 8 classes.

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Embodied Singer - The Class
Oct
16
7:00 PM19:00

Embodied Singer - The Class

Movement Class, Meditation Practice, Voice Exploration in one immersive class.

October 16th - Exploring Alignment - Body

Embodied Singer - The Class will kick off with physical alignment. We will explore our structural alignment, postural tendencies, muscular support and how the physical body expresses itself through sound.

Embodied Singer - The Class is a unique blend of mindfulness practices, movements, poses, and breathing techniques all designed to support and illuminate traditional vocal exercises. The diverse and inclusive approach provides singers endless opportunities for discovery. 

The class is designed to serve all bodies, minds, and voices.  Props and modifications are offered throughout to support your unique experience.  Those seeking intensity will have opportunities to safely explore their boundaries.

Please bring a yoga mat and dress to move comfortably. You are welcome to bring other supportive props (blocks, straps, etc.)

Participation is limited to 10 singers. Register early!

$40/class or $300 for the complete series of 8 classes.

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Embodied Singer Summer Intensive
Jul
28
to Jul 29

Embodied Singer Summer Intensive

  • Good Shepherd Episcopal Church (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Take the deep dive into your singing exploration!

The Embodied Singer Summer Intensive gives singers the opportunity to connect to all aspects of their singing body and mind. 

Each day will include three complimentary components:

The Class: A flowing class to engage mind, body, and voice.  Meditation, breath, and movement to promote strength and flexibility are integrated with vocal exercises.  Experience the physicality of your singing in a new way.

The Workshop: A collaborative exploration of the whole singer.  

  • Saturday: Aligning the Singing Body - Physical alignment, strength, and balance for energetic artistry.
  • Sunday - Aligning the Singing Mind - Mindfulness, breathing, and self-compassion to foster confidence and creativity in home practice and performance.

The Masterclass: Share your artistic gifts with the group and explore your unique mastery in performance.

* Please bring a yoga mat and towel.

Saturday 7/28 1-5pm and Sunday 7/29 1-5pm                                                                   

Single Day - $80, Both Days - $150, Early Bird Special (before 7/1) - $140

Participation is limited to 20 and pre-registration is required.  

For more information: embodiedsinger@gmail.com

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Energetic Flow: Yoga for Vocal Freedom
May
27
2:00 PM14:00

Energetic Flow: Yoga for Vocal Freedom

The final Embodied Singer Spring 2018 workshop will use yoga asana (posture), pranayama (breath), and singing to unlock energetic areas of the body.  Participants will learn a series of postures to align, lengthen and stabilize all of the areas of the body that participate in vocal production.  This sequence can be used to prepare your body for singing practice and performance.  Every posture can be modified for every body.

* Please bring a yoga mat or towel.   

Voice Teachers and Conductors are welcome to stay for a 30 minute Q&A discussion after the workshop concludes.

Participation is limited to 15 and pre-registration is required.

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Kinetic Imagery - Using Gesture to Free Your Voice and Artistry
May
13
2:00 PM14:00

Kinetic Imagery - Using Gesture to Free Your Voice and Artistry

Physical gesture is a powerful key to unlocking sound and artistry.  In our fifth Embodied Singer workshop, we will use expressive movements, large and small, to refine physical alignment, support, vowel shape, vocal energy, and phrasing.

Voice Teachers and Conductors are welcome to stay for a 30 minute Q&A discussion after the workshop concludes.

Participation is limited to 15 and pre-registration is required.

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The Resonant Filter: Forming and Freeing the Vocal Tract
Apr
15
2:00 PM14:00

The Resonant Filter: Forming and Freeing the Vocal Tract

Currently SOLD OUT.  Please email embodiedsinger@gmail.com to be added to the waitlist.

The mouth and throat comprise the vocal tract: vocal source, resonator, and articulator.  In the fourth Embodied Singer Spring 2018 workshop, we will align, release, and shape the vocal tract for optimal tone and energetic diction.

Voice Teachers and Conductors are welcome to stay for a 30 minute Q&A discussion after the workshop concludes.

Participation is limited to 15 and pre-registration is required.

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Exploring Appoggio: Muscular Antagonism for Dynamic Airflow
Mar
17
2:00 PM14:00

Exploring Appoggio: Muscular Antagonism for Dynamic Airflow

Ahhh.....appoggio.  Our third Embodied Singer Spring 2018 workshop will explore one of the most widely embraced and yet elusive vocal concepts.  We will trace back the origins of the term and then delve into awareness and strengthening of the abdominal and back muscles that stabilize airflow.  

Voice Teachers and Conductors are welcome to stay for a 30 minute Q&A discussion after the workshop concludes.

Participation is limited to 15 and pre-registration is required.

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Receiving and Giving:  Breath Awareness and Techniques
Feb
25
2:00 PM14:00

Receiving and Giving: Breath Awareness and Techniques

The second workshop in the Spring 2018 Embodied Singer series focuses on breath.  Participants will map their respiratory anatomy and explore the movement of breath using yogic and Feldenkrais techniques.  

Voice Teachers and Conductors are welcome to stay for a 30 minute Q&A discussion after the workshop concludes.

Participation is limited to 15 and pre-registration is required.

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Unified Lift: Aligning the Domes of the Singer Body
Jan
28
2:00 PM14:00

Unified Lift: Aligning the Domes of the Singer Body

The first of the Embodied Singer Spring 2018 Workshop Series focuses on physical alignment with special attention to the domes of the singer body.  After bringing awareness to our individual postural tendencies, participants will explore the fascinating influence of their feet, pelvic bowl, diaphragm, and soft palate.

Voice Teachers and Conductors are welcome to stay for a 30 minute Q&A discussion after the workshop concludes.

Participation is limited to 15 and pre-registration is required.

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