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Stuck? Top Tips to Unlock Your Authentic Voice

Anne Leatherland/ November 29, 2020/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

Have you ever felt stuck? Imagine the following: You’re in a fixed position? You can’t get away from the situation? You can’t seem to change things? You don’t know how to move forwards? This difficult year may have increased that feeling for you, in your life and in your voice. The good news is that there are ways forward; keep

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Postural Alignment Secrets for a Great Voice

Anne Leatherland/ October 8, 2020/ Uncategorized/ 2 comments

Many people say the same thing about producing their voice well when I first meet them: “You have to have good posture” or “you need to stand up straight.” It isn’t long before we explore this in more detail and discover that postural alignment it isn’t just about “standing up straight”. So, what is it about, and why is this

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Hear Your Self, Voice Your Self

Anne Leatherland/ August 5, 2020/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

I have been a vocal trainer for over twenty years, but have recently completed 14 months of training in Life coaching. Why have I done this? Well, as I’ve said in previous blogs, your voice and your self are very much intertwined. I believe that we need personal growth in our lives, and that it can really help in voice

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Your Self and Your Voice Part II

Anne Leatherland/ June 17, 2020/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

This is a follow up to my last blog, where I talked about why both the body (physical technique) and the self (inner person) are part of using your voice. Both of these things have energy, and both energies can combine to give you a well produced and authentic voice. So, where do we start? Getting your self into your

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Your Voice Online

Anne Leatherland/ April 20, 2020/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

In recent weeks many of us had to change our lives and working practices. Much work has had to move online, with meetings, lessons, talks and discussions held via platforms such as Zoom or Skype. This has been a challenge for those of us who typically work with voice e.g. speakers, singers, actors, teachers, presenters. It has however also meant

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