Category Archives: Workshops

Women in Business

I was invited to speak at a wonderful event recently called Show Up; Sparkle & Be Heard run by the charismatic Kay White.  Kay and I met at a day of training I was running on Voice for Business.  She invited me to speak at here 3-day event for Women in the corporate world.  The governing ethos at the heart of the event is to be true to yourself.  That you are your most powerful, most memorable and most effective when you are in your true self. This ethos is so in keeping with my own coaching ethos that I accepted the invite with delight.

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Working With Voice speaking at the Show Up; Sparkle & Be Heard Live event. March 2015

I gave a practical talk on the value and power of breathing when using your voice. On how freeing the breath gives your voice more vocal power and grounds you.

The women in the audience are ambitious career women, often working in sustained stressful, and often predominantly male environments.

Through the brief talk I shared with them some simple yet effective breathing techniques and linked it to using their voices and feeling strong.  Many women approached me afterwards to tell me that they found the exercise really powerful, reporting that they really did feel different afterwards.  For some there was genuine release! For some it was as though they were breathing again for the first time in a long time.

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Participant doing a breathing and centring exercise

The work I do is holistic in nature, and its objective is to allow the real you to flourish with courage and ease.

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No more pretending. No more holding your breath. No more feeling small and intimidated.  Through body, breath and voice work lies the path to the Real You! 

Let your voice be heard! 

Surviving Actors: Our first trade show!

Well, Working With Voice has now done her first trade show!

Our stand at Surviving Actors

Our stand looked great with our new banner and flyers.  Thanks to Robin Grey for all his hard work on the design and to First Edition printers.

It was a great day full of conversations and demonstrations. There were all sorts of stalls ranging from casting agencies to temp-teaching agencies, photographers to accountants for the arts.

Surviving Actors know how to put on a well rounded event and the venue was gorgeous!

 

Voice Workshop at Surviving Actors

Voice Workshop at Surviving Actors

Working With Voice ran a fun and dynamic voice workshop for many of the actors present.  Warming up the voice both in range, resonance and volume.

Voice Workshop at Surviving Actors

Voice Workshop at Surviving Actors

 

 

 

Actors have a hard job, and the voice is at the heart of their work. It’s therefore essential to keep those vocal cords limber lubricated ready for character and the stage.

Find out more vocal warmup tips by following us on Twitter or joining our Facebook group.

Exhibiting at Surviving Actors

Exciting news.  Working With Voice is attending its first trade-show.  We will have a dedicated stand at the Surviving Actors event in London on the 7th Feb 2015.

Dolly May will be there to greet you at the stand and answer all your question about Working With Voice and vocal training.

Find out more about this wonderful free event here

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We are also delighted to announce that we are running a 45 min Vocal Warmup Toolkit workshop at the event at 4.45pm on that day

Book onto the workshop it here

Accent Softening Workshop – Spanish Chamber of Commerce

Teaching an Accent Softening workshop at the Spanish Chamber of Commerce.  The workshop targeted the rhythm and intonation of spoken English.  It also showed you how to use your voice to become an engaging, interesting speaker and avoid misunderstanding due to accent.

Here is a link to the feedback in a blog post they did about the session:

Spanish Chamber of Commerce blog