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A VOICE AND BEYOND

Welcome to A Voice and Beyond. This podcast is dedicated to self-care, personal development and personal growth targeted at the voice community. In the interview rounds, you will be inspired by healthcare practitioners, voice teachers and music industry professionals who will share their stories, knowledge and experience in their specialized fields. In the solo round episodes, my goal is to help you as a member of the voice community learn how to increase your levels of focus, productivity, confidence, energy and change your mindset to live your best life and best serve your students.

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#64. How to Achieve a Healthy Relationship with Food with Kimberley Bell

This week's guest is Kimberley Bell. Body shaming and having a distorted self-body image can lead to negative thought patterns and these thoughts can sometimes trigger eating disorders in some people, which can be life-threatening such as bulimia, binge eating and at the opposite end of the spectrum, anorexia. Kimberley Bell who is a Registered Nutritionist and Master NLP [...]

#62. The Time to Stop Living in the Past is Now

Are you living in the past or do you dwell on events that belong in your past? If this is you, ask yourself how can you live a happy life in the present, when you can’t let go of what’s already happened? Instead of focusing on the here and now, you find that you’re caught up ruminating, stuck in a [...]

#61. When Pop Meets Brain Science with Meredith Colby

Today’s guest is Meredith Colby. Meredith Colby is an author, teacher, speaker and the creator of Neuro-Vocal, an approach to teaching singing for popular music styles based on brain science. In this episode, Meredith speaks candidly about her professional career, the demands of the CCM industry for singers, the lack of formal training for the styles she was performing [...]

#60. The Detection and Treatment of Voice Disorders with Lori Sonnenberg

This week’s guest is Lori Sonnenberg. Lori Sonnenberg is a Chicago based Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist, Clinical Voice Specialist, and Singing Voice Specialist whose clients include professional performers, educators and speakers. In her voice clinic, Lori works exclusively with voice and breathing disorders and specialises in muscle tension dysphonia related disorders, recovery from voice injuries, professional voice care and support, [...]

#59. How To Action Without Distraction

How often do you begin an important task and then you suddenly find yourself standing in front of the coffee machine just five minutes later. Ask yourself, do you feel as though you are going nowhere fast. Instead of moving forward, it feels like you're stagnating and could be doing so much more with your life is the amount of time [...]

#58. Stop Worrying About The Future

Do you experience feelings such as self doubt, fear, anger, anxiety, guilt, shame, or perhaps even regret? Try not to get caught up worrying about worse case scenarios, as they may never happen. We're all having to come to terms with the fear of what "could" happen next. Now more than ever, on any given day, we all have a moment [...]

#57. Who Said You Can’t Sing with Linor Oren

Today’s guest is Linor Oren. How many of us have been told that we can’t sing, or that we can’t hold a tune in a bucket or we have simply been told please don’t sing? Whether we hear this from a family member, a singing teacher, or as I did from a choral director when I was in high [...]

#56. Finding Your Voice with Mandie Kramer from The Wander Mom Diaries

A few months ago, I had the pleasure of being interviewed on the podcast, The Wander Mom Diaries, hosted by Mandie Kramer. The theme of the podcast centres around self-care, overcoming adversities, and empowering women and, my story and messaging certainly dives into all three! During my conversation with Mandie, I allowed myself to become vulnerable as I began to share [...]

#55. Exploring Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) with Dr David Juncos

Today’s guest is Dr David Juncos Dr David Juncos a clinical psychologist, performance coach, a voice workshop lecturer, and co-author of the book ACT for Musicians, which is due for release in the coming months. David shares that he considers himself to be a "third wave" therapist, with additional training in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy otherwise known as (ACT). [...]

#54. Celebrating All Voices: Building A Thriving and Collaborative Community Part II

We are so excited to announce it is our first birthday. Yes, it is one year since we launched our very first episode of A Voice and Beyond and to celebrate this exciting milestone, we would like to share some brilliant highlights from our interview rounds, where our internationally acclaimed voice teachers and music artists offer their pearls of wisdom [...]

#53. Celebrating All Voices: Building a Thriving Collaborative Community Part I

We are so excited to announce it is our first birthday. Yes, it is one year since we launched our very first episode of A Voice and Beyond and to celebrate this exciting milestone, we would like to share some brilliant highlights from our interview rounds, where our internationally acclaimed voice teachers and music artists offer their pearls of wisdom [...]

#52. Mindfulness: You Can Unlock the Power of your Mind With Evan Dunn

Today’s guest is Evan Dunn. Many of us identify so strongly with the thoughts that are running through our minds that we begin to believe those thoughts and sometimes it can be difficult to sort through all the doubts and uncertainties that you experience in the process. However, our thoughts do not define us and they are not always [...]

#51. How to Transform Your Life with Intention

Over the past two years, life has thrown us a curve ball and it’s been hard to set goals, as results are uncertain, and the future is unpredictable. As we walk through each day, it can be difficult to think about what is going to happen in 100 steps time because we don't know how the ground is going to change. However, [...]

#50. My Versatile Career & How I Figured it Out with Brenda Earle Stokes

Today’s guest is Brenda Earle Stokes. Today’s guest is Brenda Earle Stokes who has built an extensive and sustainable professional career as an accomplished pianist and vocalist skilled across classical, jazz, pop, rock, R&B and Music Theatre styles. Her curiosity and voracious appetite for music has led her to become an internationally acclaimed performer, composer, and educator. Since 2018, [...]

#49. How to Heal Yourself with Love with Jen Haddix

Today’s guest is Jen Haddix. Jen Haddix is a certified yoga teacher, a self-love coach, and host of the podcast The Self-Love Yogi. In this episode, Jen shares parts of her traumatic childhood which led to her journey of healing, forgiveness, overcoming addiction, managing Bi Polar and ultimately discovering self-love. Jen tells us that she spent most of her [...]

#48. Discipline: Your Path to Freedom in Every Aspect of Life!

Everybody wants freedom!! Whether we want financial freedom, we want more free time, or we want freedom to follow our dreams, whatever freedom we desire can only be achieved through discipline. Discipline and freedom may seem as though they live on opposite sides of the spectrum, however, discipline equates to freedom in every aspect of life. If you are seeking financial [...]

#47. The Balancing Act between Academia and an Authentic Soulful Performance with Dr Trineice Robinson-Martin

Today’s guest is Dr Trineice Robinson-Martin. Dr Trineice Robinson-Martin is a world-class performer, voice researcher, author and educator who has travelled and taught students from all over the world, as well as lectured nationally and internationally on numerous topics relating to singing voice pedagogy, and vocal style. In this episode, Trineice speaks candidly about the struggles she endured in [...]

#46. Establishing Boundaries Between Teacher and Therapist in the Voice Studio with Petra Raspel Borzinski

Today’s guest is Petra Raspel Borzinski. Petra is an accomplished musician and educator, who is trained in psychology, somatic therapy and cognitive-behavioural approaches. Petra speaks candidly about how her limiting beliefs around perfectionism, led her to suffer from performance anxiety throughout her entire career. Based on her own personal experiences, as well as the knowledge she acquired through her [...]

#45. Shift Your Money Mindset from Scarcity to Abundance

Money can be a sensitive topic for many, but as we head into the new year, now is the perfect time to check in on your money mindset. Did you know that the desire to have more money and to eliminate debt, both rated in the top ten list of resolutions people aspire for each and every new year? Unfortunately, [...]

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