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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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#82. Holding Space for Vulnerability, Curiosity & Exploration in the Voice Studio with David Sisco Part I

This week's guest is David Sisco. This is part one of a two-part interview with David Sisco, a New York-based voice teacher, who regularly lectures nationally and internationally on all things relating to singing voice pedagogy. David describes himself as a multi-hyphenate artist whose life work centres around exploring music, drama, writing, and teaching, finding great inspiration and commonalities in [...]

#81. Giving a Voice to Parkinson’s Disease Patients with Valeria Gary

This week's guest is Valeria Gary. Have you ever wondered about the impacts on phonation for those who suffer from Parkinson’s Disease (PD)? In this episode, we speak with Valeria Gary who is a Health Coach and a Speech Language pathologist working within the healthcare industry. In 2015, Valeria transitioned her career as an SLP, to providing therapy to [...]

#80. 3 Simple Ways to Step Up Your Self-Care

How often do you start your day feeling tired, stressed and dreading having to turn up because you don’t feel ready to face the day? Do you find that you are feeling burnt out and maxed out even before you walk out the door in the mornings? Could it be that you are someone who is always looking after everyone else’s [...]

#79. How to Eat your Way to Good Health and Longevity with Duncan Rock

This week on a Voice and Beyond, we welcome back Duncan Rock, one of our all-time favourite guests, from episode number 29, to discuss the very important topic of nutrition. For those of you who haven’t been introduced to Duncan, he is a professional baritone who has had an enduring career touring internationally with numerous opera companies for many [...]

#77. Harnessing Nature as my Guide with Elisa Stancil Levine

This week’s guest is Elisa Stancil Levine. Elisa Stancil Levine is a world-class decorative artist and author of the book ‘This or Something Better’. Elisa describes herself as a writer, a maker, a nature lover, as well as, a little woo woo. In this week’s episode, Elisa shares her most inspiring life story, describing how she overcame adversity and [...]

#76. My Life, My Music Career and My Legacy with Alfred Jackson

This week’s guest is Alfred Jackson. Alfred is a pop and R&B recording artist from LA. Just recently, I had the great pleasure of meeting Alfred on a cruise ship, where he was a guest entertainer performing with the boyband, Uptown. I was captivated by Alfred’s talent, energy, charisma and charm on stage and I was thrilled to have [...]

#75. The Benefits of Manual Therapies for the Vocal Athlete with Walt Fritz

This week's guest is Walt Fritz. As a voice teaching community, it is vital to keep an open mind to the various kinds of modalities that can be of assistance for a singer who may need help. This week’s guest is Walt Fritz, a licensed physical therapist who has taught Myofascial Release continuing education since 1995 and set up [...]

#74. 5 Steps to Finding Happiness

Is your life needing an injection of happiness and positivity? Maybe it’s time to give your attitude to life a spring clean? Perhaps your thoughts and behaviours need a massive sprucing up. You may be someone who blames life, blames others, your job, the pandemic, anything and everything, but have you ever considered that it could be you that’s the problem? [...]

#73. Making Voice Pedagogy Accessible For All with Dr Shannon Coates Part II

This week’s guest is Shannon Coates. This is part II of my interview with Dr Shannon Coates, who is an educator, international presenter on Voice Pedagogy, creator of the The Vocal Instrument 101 Online Course and in more recent times creator of the VoicePed UnDegree. In this episode, we continue with Shannon’s candid interview as she delves deeper into some of [...]

#72. Making Voice Pedagogy Accessible For All with Dr Shannon Coates Part I

This week’s guest is Shannon Coates. This is part I of my interview with Dr Shannon Coates, who is an acclaimed voice teacher, international presenter and creator of the The Vocal Instrument 101 Online Course. This is a candid interview with Shannon as she begins by sharing her earliest memories of how she discovered the joy of singing as [...]

#71. 3 Steps to Elevate your Morning and Transform your Day

How often do you start your day feeling tired, and you find that you’re stressed out, burnt out and maxed out even before your work day has commenced? We all want to feel more alive, full of joy and energized, but some of us don’t know how to make this happen. If you’re lacking the mental focus and the energy you [...]

#70. Listen to What Your Body is Trying to Tell You with Serena Sterling

This week’s guest is Serena Sterling. When someone feels as though they are being silenced, this can have tremendous physical, and psychological consequences for that person as they feel ignored or not heard. This week’s guest is Serena Sterling, who is a certified Life Coach and author of the book ‘Pain: A Love Story'. In this episode, Serena shares [...]

#69. The Five Stage of Grief and Loss with Donna Cameron

This week’s guest is Donna Cameron. As a result of Covid 19, it’s undeniable that over the past couple of years, almost all of us have been impacted in some way by the pandemic and have experienced a form of grief or loss. This week, we welcome back to the show, Donna Cameron who is a qualified psychologist with [...]

#68. How to Break a Habit in 66 Days

Do you have some kind of limiting behaviour or habit that is holding you back and it’s preventing you from moving forward in your life? There’s no denying that we all are, indeed, creatures of habit. Our minds and bodies are dependent on stimulants, actions and patterns that come to define who we are. Usually these habits are sneaky behaviours that [...]

#67. Facing the Music: My Triumphs and Tribulations with Jeannette LoVetri Part II

This week’s guest is Jeannette LoVetri. In today’s episode, I am delighted to share part two of my conversation with our guest, Jeannette LoVetri who is one of the most recognized and highly acclaimed voice teachers from around the world. We learn more about Jeanie and the journey she embarked on as a voice teacher, the sacrifices she had [...]

#66. Facing the Music: My Triumphs and Tribulations with Jeannette LoVetri Part I

This week’s guest is Jeannette LoVetri. Jeannette LoVetri is one of the most recognized and highly acclaimed voice teachers around the world. This is part one of a two-part interview round with Jeanie. In this episode, we have the honour of learning more about Jeanie and the journey which led her to a remarkable performance and teaching career, but most [...]

#65. Learn to Say No to Being a People Pleaser

How many of us are always saying yes, even when we really want to say no? Are you constantly finding yourself in situations where you feel as though you're going against your values, and your own priorities simply to please others? If you are someone who puts aside the very things that you need in your life, for the sake of [...]

#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 [...]

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