The Lungs The lungs, our primary organs of respiration, are contained within the chest cavity. Shaped rather like an orange segment divided in two, they are “Breathing–Anatomy & Function”
We inhale, we expand our thorax, and we gently massage our lower organs; then we exhale, we relax, we release and ‘let go’. There is “Breath Fully & Realign Your Spine”
Updated article originally published 24.2.12 Some singers can sing so high they can produce a distinctive upper register called Whistle; Mariah Carey is famous for “Whistle & Fry–How Useful Are Vocal “Special Effects”?”
A human being is a complex system and any attempt at defining us inevitably involves some simplification. Similarly, Feldenkrais is a complex Method, and naturally “Quintessensual Consciousness – a brief introduction…”
Feldenkrais is a process of self-development that uses focussed, intelligent, primal movement sequences to reawaken those parts of our selves that have become disconnected, armoured, and blocked from our self-awareness.
These Awareness Through Movement sequences are designed to improve our ability to integrate all the separate parts of our selves into a fully active, fully engaged, vibrant and ever-evolving living being.
My Embodied Voice course is intended to give anyone who wants them the tools and the sensory-motor awareness necessary to speed up the development of their unique instrument, and their ability to play it with skill – I always do my best to instil the curiosity and confidence necessary to explore the human voice to its full potential.
In my mission to discover the full potential of sound-making, singing, and the human voice, it has become more and more clear over the years that the ability to maximise our hearing by improving the way we listen is a vital element of both the tonal qualities available to us when we vocalise, and the ease with which we produce our voice in speech and song.
Harmonising Diaphragms & Sphincters When we think about the way we move as an indicator of good health, we might picture a younger, more lively “The Rhythms Of Life”
When you attend an Awareness Through Movement class you lie on the floor and follow instructions for very precise actions from your teacher, but she “What is a “fully conscious voice”?”
Current research into pain supports the view that the pain you experience is a message––your nervous system is signalling to your conscious brain that something “Figuring Pain Out with The Feldenkrais Method”