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.)
Embodied Singer - The Class begins Tuesday October 16th 7-9p at Danspace in Oakland.
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
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...
Holy Names University - Saturday, Nov 3rd
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
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