I have travelled all over the show watching and soaking up tricks and licks in the music lane. Working with producers, musicians and Yogis for the past few years has given me a crash course in all the things I didn’t even hear of in school or Music College.
WHY YOGA ?! I THOUGHT SINGING is PRACTISING SCALES AND PERFORMing WHY DO I HAVE TO STRETCH and BREATHE SO MUCH?
Yoga releases tension. Unmanaged tension is cancer to a performance of any kind.
Let alone the voice being your instrument!
Tension is caused by emotional reaction to an external or internal trigger. Relieveing our bodies of past occurances of stress is a beautiful energetic exchange which can be optimised by Yoga and its asana work.
Yoga also works at stabislising the pelvis and legs to create strong foundations to stand from. If your foundations are not strong and stable then your upper body will feel the need to compensate and be ‘on duty’ more regularly and stiffly than needed ergo – stiff necks and frozen shoulders and jaws that lock in the night.
Singing and voice awareness = Vitality!
Lessons I have most recently learned whilst chasing my own dream of living through my music. You never stop learning at Life!
I.e Recording vocals to performing vocals live. – How important it is to hold extremely close familiarity with your parameters created by your voice at that moment, not your last performance or session, because having this awareness and control will save you in trickier moments occuring on stage or in the booth.
I.e The importance of your physical and mental wellbeing whilst writing, performing and working as a musician and singer. It was, for sure, touched on by Kele Bryan from Eternal (one of my tutors at BIMM ) but her style was more of a circuit training warm up and core strengthening exercises this did not penetrate my interest at the time, and have only really got where she was coming from in the last few years after being living proof that body tension + weak muscles = stressful mind maps.
I am offering 3 x 1.5 hour sessions for £120 –
30minute body awareness Yoga flow tailored to student’s needs.
30minute – breath and vocal integration
30 minute – song study, musical improvisation – general fun musical playtime!
can include – audition techinque, pre production for recording, gig prep, music theory – tailored to student’s goals and direction.
Why is this so amazing for me?
I love teaching and passing on knowledge. i especially learned SO much recently on my travels and more than ever I want to pass this information along. I had my eyes opened to how things are moving along in the american market, how it differs from here and why us Brits always make waves across the Pond.
The money I make from teaching lessons and passing on information goes directly to the making of my EP and towards my returning to NYC to finish all of the work that had such a magical start to!
I am also looking to learn new skills myself so if this is something you would like to learn about or get involved with, get in touch!
I am open to exchanges in
Music Production and Technology
Piano lessons / just about any instrumental lessons!
or Comment here!