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tight jaw relief: an easy pterygoid stretch to do at home

Tight Jaw Relief for Singers: An Easy Pterygoid Stretch You Can Do at Home

As a voice coach, I work with singers to make sure they’re getting the best sound possible every time they sing. One of the most common reasons that singers aren’t getting that free-and-easy sound is because something in their voice or body is tighter than it needs to be. There are so many things that…

What I learned as a voice coach working with professional athlete Jordan Mailata on The Masked Singer shared by Tamara Beatty

How NFL Star Jordan Mailata Can Help Us in The Music Industry

Meet Jordan Mailata from the Philadelphia Eagles! This guy is 6’8”, 365lbs, and an incredible athlete… but don’t let that fool you. He’s also an amazing singer and I had the privilege of working with him last winter for The Masked Singer, as his vocal coach. His joy for life and for singing is infectious.…

How Physical Workouts Affect Your Singing

How Physical Workouts Affect Your Signing

Today, we’re talking about whether or not physical workouts affect your singing voice. Without a doubt, the way you workout, build strength, build stamina, and your condition your body can absolutely impact your voice. Depending on how you do your exercises, you may be negatively impacting the ease with which you sing.  So, today I’ll…

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A Message to You From a Dear Friend

Have you ever tried to find something you thought you lost? You look in every drawer, every corner, and even retrace every step you made. But you can’t find it. You look again. But nothing surfaces! Then, hours or days later, you find it in the EXACT same drawer you looked in several times! Why…

How to establish ease in your voice: tips for getting your voice in shape as a vocalist and professional singer

How to Get Your Voice in Shape, Part 4: Establish Ease & Balance in Songs

Today I’m sharing part four of the 4-part series to get your voice back in shape! We’ve gone through how to strengthen your high chest voice, how to strengthen your chest and head voice, and how to build consistency. All of these are important steps to strengthen your voice as a musician. We’re finally on…

Learn to find ease in your high chest voice as you sing so that you can strengthen your voice for more powerful performances

How to Get Your Voice in Shape, pt. 3: Strengthening Your High Chest Voice

We’re back with the third part of how to strengthen your voice as a singer! If you haven’t checked out steps one and two, take a moment to go back and review them now. Each part of the process of rebuilding and strengthening your singing voice definitely builds on the previous step! Step one was…

Get your voice in shape: how strengthening the connection between your head and chest voice will help you get back into singing

How to Get Your Voice in Shape, Part 2: Chest + Head Voice Strength

When you’re ready to start singing, or to begin singing again, it’s easy to think that you’re going to just jump back into the world with no issues. As a voice coach, I see many singers who are surprised when they realize they really can’t just jump back into their singing… and when they do,…

May 1- How to Get Voice In Shape

How to Get Your Voice in Shape, Part 1: Consistency

I’m so excited about today’s video and blog, because we’re talking about getting your voice back into shape! This is the first of a four part series, and no matter what reason you have for wanting to sing with more ease, this 4-step process will help! When you sing, it’s important to make sure your…

March 1 - How to Riff - 5 Easy Steps

Learn How to Riff – 5 Easy Steps

So you want to learn how to riff better! Singing riffs and runs isn’t something that’s natural for everyone. Yes it’s true that some people find them easy to do, copy, and come up with. But for most of us it takes time, patience, and a little know-how to learn how to do them. But…

How Loud Should You Practice as a Singer: questions to ask yourself and two exercises to help build strength in your voice

How Loud Should You Practice as a Singer?

Being a singer is the best! It’s full of moments of pure joy… and lots of moments of frustration. All we really want is to be able to sing in a way that feels good (and sounds good too). But there are so many things that you can get caught up on when it comes…