Free Your Voice

Awaken to Life Through Singing

Free Your Voice

Science is beginning to prove what ancient cultures fully embraced: your voice can become one of the most powerful agents of transformation in every facet of your life. Free Your Voice offers you the liberating insights and personal instruction of music healing legend Silvia Nakkach, whose four-decade immersion in the voice as a creative force makes her a uniquely qualified educator. With co-author Valerie Carpenter, Silvia shows how to reclaim the healing potential of your voice (regardless of training or experience) through more than 100 enjoyable exercises that are steeped in spiritual tradition and classical vocal technique and backed by the latest science. Free Your Voice invites us to “savor a banquet of our own divine sounds” as we practice breathwork, chant, and other yogic techniques for emotional release, opening to insight, and much more. Supplemented by 32 downloadable digital audio tracks offering Silvia's guidance through many of the exercises, here is a definitive resource for implementing the voice as an instrument of healing and fulfillment, exploring: How to develop a practice of breath and voice, performed with consistency and imagination, where sound designs its own landscapes through the expressive power of the voice A series of sonorous yogic practices that involve subtle movements and the sustained focus of the mind in sound A gentle path for developing a voice that is fully embodied, uniquely expressive, and played like a fine musical instrument Invocatory words and ancient seed sounds that deliver explicit spiritual information for expansion of consciousness and well-being A beginning repertory of mantras and chants from many cultures that you can build on and share as you deepen your practice Techniques for vocal improvisation to engage your singing imagination and enrich your musical offerings How to foster confidence and kindness toward yourself as a vulnerable chanteur of the universal song How to cultivate singing as a spiritual practice for yourself and to serve a larger community “With regular practice,” writes Silvia, “vocalizing, singing, and chanting become an ordinary miracle that effortlessly leads you to a sense of self-confidence, compassion, and Love Supreme.” Free Your Voice is your guide to discovering, opening, and revealing the full potential of your own voice.

Set Your Voice Free

How to Get the Singing or Speaking Voice You Want

Set Your Voice Free

Language and the way that people communicate has evolved over time, now you can learn how to effectively use your voice in the most effective way possible in order to get your message across. Every time we open our mouths, we have an effect on ourselves and the way others perceive us. The ability to speak clearly and confidently can make or break a presentation, an important meeting, or even a first date. Now, with the advent of Skype, YouTube, podcasting, Vine, and any number of reality talent competitions, your vocal presence has never been more necessary for success or more central to achieving your dreams. Roger Love has over 30 years of experience as one of the world's leading authorities on voice. Making use of the innovative techniques that have worked wonders with his professional clients, Love distills the best of his teaching in Set Your Voice Free, and shares exercises that will help readers bring emotion, range, and power to the way they speak. This updated edition incorporates what he's learned in the last 15 years as the Internet and talent competitions have completely changed the role your voice plays in your life. These are the new essentials for sounding authentic, persuasive, distinctive, and real in a world that demands nothing less.

Discover Your Voice

How to Develop Healthy Voice Habits

Discover Your Voice

Brown taught voice at the Juilliard School and was a pioneer in voice therapy. He has expanded the 19-page syllabus for his students into a comprehensive text for self-study, study with a private teacher, or classroom instruction. He speaks of concepts, perceptions, exercises, acoustics, and physiol

Yoga for Singers

Freeing Your Voice and Spirit Through Yoga

Yoga for Singers

From opera diva Karita Mattila to Lady Gaga, from Broadway's Mandy Patinkin to pop star Jason Mraz, singers are doing yoga, and experiencing its ability to free their voices and psyches. Yoga provides bountiful rewards for singers: the practice of rib-opening and spine-lengthening asanas can improve alignment, while spinal twists, pranayama breathing techniques, and meditation can focus the mind and calm performance anxiety. Some singers have turned to beta blockers to deal with the stress of stage fright, but yoga proves there is a medication-free, self-nurturing method of combating the pressure of performing. Yoga For Singers gives singers and voice teachers the tools that yoga can provide to help improve their physical, emotional and thus vocal well-being and to manage performing with the most personal of instruments, their voices

Your Story Is Your Power

Free Your Feminine Voice

Your Story Is Your Power

HOW DO YOU DEFINE YOURSELF? IN A VERY REAL SENSE, we define ourselves through our stories. If we can truly understand the stories that made us the women we are, including the motivations behind our actions and thoughts, we can take charge of how our future unfolds. WHAT IS AT THE HEART OF YOUR STORY? Follow the prompts, tools, questions, and advice through a labyrinth of self-discovery to reach the center of your voice, your power, your truth. And then learn how to share that story—and all of your Feminine Power—with a world that needs to hear it.

Vibration of Poetry

Vibration of Poetry

This poetry book is an expression of sounds that is meant to inspire, and teach people anout the facts of life. Vibration of poetry reflects on the various aspects of life such as love, jealousy, violence, women and men issues, discrimination and oppression, and stressors of life. Vibration of poetry is also meant to transform your mood into laughter.

Free Your Voice Heal Your Thyroid

Reverse Thyroid Disease Naturally

Free Your Voice Heal Your Thyroid

In sharing her story of thyroid disease reversal, naturopath Rosanne Lindsay seeks to change the narrative of "living with disease," and present natural options so people can make informed choices and heal themselves. Rosanne used food as medicine, a holistic support team, and a shift in perception to return to health.

Voice and Speaking Skills For Dummies

Voice and Speaking Skills For Dummies

Find your voice, and communicate with confidence Ever wondered why nobody hears you in meetings, or wished people would take you more seriously? Or maybe you're unhappy with your accent, or you feel insecure about your high-pitched or monotonous voice? Voice and Speaking Skills For Dummies will help you to discover the power of your voice, understand how it works, and use your voice like a professional whether in meetings, addressing an audience, or standing in front of a classroom. Take a deep breath, relax those vocal cords, and make your speech sparkle! We're not all planning to become politicians, or likely to address large audiences on a regular basis, but we all need to be able to communicate well to achieve success. Certain professions require a high level of vocal confidence, notably teachers and business leaders. As well as using body language effectively, we also rely on our voice to convey passion, exude enthusiasm, and command attention--and that's before we've considered the content of our words! A clear understanding of how your voice works, how to maximize its effectiveness, and ways to overcome voice 'gremlins' such as speaking too fast, stuttering, or sounding childish, is pivotal to enabling you to succeed, whatever the situation. Highlights the importance of your voice, explains how to use it effectively Gives you confidence in public speaking Helps you use your voice to make a great first impression in all aspects of your life Includes a CD with vocal exercises to help you communicate with confidence. Whether you're looking to improve your speaking skills for work or personal gain--or both--Voice and Speaking Skills For Dummies gives you everything you need to find your voice and communicate with confidence. Note: CD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of the e-book file, but are available for download after purchase.

Your Voice Is Your Calling Card

How to Power-Charge Your Voice, Boost Your Confidence, and Speak with Joy, Ease, and Conviction

Your Voice Is Your Calling Card

Whether a professional stage performer, teacher, coach, or business professional, everyone is a performer. This primer is the ultimate voice and performance coaching package for overcoming nerves and stage fright and becoming a remarkable, inspiring speaker.