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Embodied Singer - The Class   

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

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.)

Read the latest Embodied Singer Writing for more details about Embodied Singer - The Class

Embodied Singer - The Class begins Tuesday October 16th 7-9p at Danspace in Oakland.

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Fall 2018 Topics:

October 16th - Exploring Alignment - Body

October 23rd - Exploring Alignment - Mind

October 30th - Exploring Breath - Inhalation (Halloween costumes welcome!)

November 6th - Exploring Breath - Balance and Support

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

November 20th - Exploring the Vocal Tract - Articulation

November 27th - Exploring Yoga

December 4th - Exploring Home Practice

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Embodied Singer - The Workshop

Each Embodied Singer workshop has a central concept, explored through conversation, movement, and singing.  Working from inquiry, students are encouraged to explore and collect techniques and approaches that may serve them.  Singers are provided with written and video materials to support their home study.  All voice types, vocal genres, and experience levels are welcome!  

Past workshops include: 

Body Alignment, Breath and Respiratory Anatomy, Energetic Singing and Support, Resonance and Vocal Tract Anatomy, Using Expressive Gesture, Yoga for Singers, Full-Body Choral Singing...

Upcoming Workshops:                                                                         

Holy Names University - Saturday, Nov 3rd

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Embodied Singer - Individual Study

You are unique.  Through individual study, we will collaborate to find techniques that serve your mind, body, and artistic goals.  Individual study includes:

  • Mindfulness and Awareness Techniques

  • Alignment Education

  • Breathing Techniques

  • Movement and Postures

  • Vocal Exercises and Repertoire Study

  • Corny Jokes and Friendship

Shauna's approach is tailored to the individual, including anatomical education and traditional vocal pedagogy, approached in a holistic, creative, and nurturing way.  

For more information on Individual Study, contact EmbodiedSinger@gmail.com