Hydration

How do I know if I’m dehydrated? Maintaining a good level of hydration is CRUCIAL for a singer or anyone that uses their voice for a living. It’s something that we can easily overlook and forget about. Most people only drink water when they feel thirsty and this is the body’s natural mechanism to make sure…

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Daily Vocal Exercise

  Getting started with a daily vocal routine can be a daunting task as there are so many aspects to the voice that need your attention. Even though it’s good to generally sing and flex your vocal cords the important thing to remember is that when you warm up, you should be aiming for GOOD LEVELS OF CONNECTION…

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Just SING!

The human voice is an INCREDIBLE instrument; functioning as a result of complex muscular movement and co-ordination; it is a truly, wonderful thing! From birth, our voices help us recognise those we know and love; to communicate with one another; to help us recognise emotion and create beautiful sounds through singing. The best part is…

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Episode #5 – The Singers Lifestyle – Reflux and Silent Reflux

Personal experiences in dealing with Acid Reflux and the impact on singing. Identifying reflux Managing reflux Personal experience Effects of reflux  

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Episode #4 – The Singers Lifestyle – Physical Exercise

Here we talk about the benefits of physical exercise for singers, focussing on motivation and cardio fitness. Motivation Cardio Fitness Heart Rate during exercise Exercise intensity  

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Episode #3 – The Singers Lifestyle – Healthy Eating

An insight into the health benefits of a balanced diet for singers. In this podcast we talk about what food types avoid to keep a strong voice. Balanced diet Health Benefits Food to keep and avoid The subjectivity of diet  

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Episode #2 – The Singers Lifestyle – Hydration

A discussion around the importance of hydration in singing, highlighting the signs of dehydration and ways to prepare for singing. Benefits of hydration Signs of dehydration Preparation for singing Personal experiences  

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Episode #1- The Singers Lifestyle – Just Sing

  A brief description of my background history and experience working in the music industry. Goal setting advice and identifying strengths and weaknesses. Personal History Working in the music industry The human voice Goal Setting  

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