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Welcome to A Voice and Beyond. This podcast is dedicated to self-care, professional development and personal growth. Our brilliant lineup of international guests include healthcare practitioners, voice educators and other professionals who will share their stories, knowledge and experiences within their specialized fields to empower you to live your best life every day. In the solo round episodes, my goal is to help you increase your levels of focus, productivity, confidence & energy. Now is the time for you to discover your voice in life, develop a positive mindset and become the best and most authentic version of yourself so you can create greater impact.

Welcome to A Voice and Beyond. This podcast is dedicated to self-care, professional development and personal growth. Our brilliant lineup of international guests include healthcare practitioners, voice educators and other professionals who will share their stories, knowledge and experiences within their specialized fields to empower you to live your best life every day. In the solo round episodes, my goal is to help you increase your levels of focus, productivity, confidence & energy. Now is the time for you to discover your voice in life, develop a positive mindset and become the best and most authentic version of yourself so you can create greater impact.

Location:

Australia

Description:

Welcome to A Voice and Beyond. This podcast is dedicated to self-care, professional development and personal growth. Our brilliant lineup of international guests include healthcare practitioners, voice educators and other professionals who will share their stories, knowledge and experiences within their specialized fields to empower you to live your best life every day. In the solo round episodes, my goal is to help you increase your levels of focus, productivity, confidence & energy. Now is the time for you to discover your voice in life, develop a positive mindset and become the best and most authentic version of yourself so you can create greater impact.

Language:

English

Contact:

+61413455222


Episodes

#63. My Secrets for Success and Sustainability in the Voice Industry with Associate Professor Irene Bartlett

5/15/2022
This week's guest is Associate Professor Irene Bartlett! In the music industry, it is very difficult to sustain a long and enduring career, but our guest this week, Associate Professor Irene Bartlett has successfully navigated her music career and shares with us her secrets to longevity as a member of the voice community. Irene worked as a professional CCM singer for over 50 years and during that time transitioned into other roles such as a becoming voice teacher, a voice researcher, a...

Duration:01:19:29

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

5/8/2022
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 web of reflection and brooding on your past mistakes. The more you engage in this behaviour, the more disempowering your future will become. In this episode, I share the good news, that your past...

Duration:00:25:08

#61. When Pop Meets Brain Science with Meredith Colby

5/1/2022
This week'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 and the vocal issues she encountered as a classically trained singer working in a touring rock band. She firmly...

Duration:01:19:12

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

4/24/2022
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, post-operative voice recovery, and problematic...

Duration:01:12:59

#59. How To Action Without Distraction

4/17/2022
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 you're spending distracted amongst all the chaos and the drama far greater than the time you're being productive. In today's episode, we are going to figure out...

Duration:00:13:00

#58. Stop Worrying About The Future

4/10/2022
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 where we struggle with our fears. If you are always stressing about the future, you will be held to ransom by this overwhelm. You are never going to give yourself...

Duration:00:12:28

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

4/3/2022
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 school, this kind of discouragement can potentially silence many who will choose not to ever sing again. In this episode, our guest is Linor Oren, a singing teacher from Amsterdam, who didn’t sing until she was 21 years old, because of the...

Duration:01:14:23

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

3/27/2022
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 my personal story of how I had to overcome one major challenge in my life, after another, including being a suicide...

Duration:00:36:54

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

3/20/2022
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). In this episode, he describes ACT as an evidence-based psychotherapy that aims to promote mindfulness and acceptance and he...

Duration:01:09:30

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

3/13/2022
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 from lessons they have learned throughout their own personal and professional experiences in the music industry, in the teaching studio and...

Duration:01:06:01

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

3/6/2022
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 from lessons they have learned throughout their own personal and professional experiences in the music industry, in the teaching studio and...

Duration:00:54:44

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

2/27/2022
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 the truth. Mindfulness is a practice that helps us to dis-identify with those thoughts and manage our emotions so we can live a far more intentional life. Evan...

Duration:01:10:04

#51. How to Transform Your Life with Intention

2/20/2022
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, in life we won’t feel joy by accident, we won’t achieve successful outcomes by accident, and we won’t show up at our best by accident, we need to design the future we desire...

Duration:00:23:12

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

2/13/2022
Today’s guest is Brenda Earle Stokes. Brenda Earle Stokes 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, Brenda has been busy creating a suite of online courses which is now called "The Versatile Musician". In this episode,...

Duration:01:09:49

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

2/6/2022
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 earlier years trying to escape from the chaos, the drama and the vulnerability that constantly surrounded her, using addiction to...

Duration:01:01:48

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

1/30/2022
Everybody wants freedom!! Whether we want financial freedom, we want more free time, or we want the 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 freedom, you must have financial discipline. If you desire more free time, you must be more disciplined with your time...

Duration:00:23:15

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

1/23/2022
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 higher education where she discovered that there was a disconnect between academic singing...

Duration:01:16:46

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

1/16/2022
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 own education, Petra teaches performing artists how to regulate their nervous...

Duration:01:16:41

#45. Shift Your Money Mindset from Scarcity to Abundance

1/9/2022
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, despite all good intentions, most people fail due to their limiting beliefs around money. If you find yourself constantly worrying about your financial situation, and you don’t know how...

Duration:00:22:01

#44. Meditation: The Practice of Centring Yourself Everyday

1/2/2022
No day is perfect and in life, we need to have the mental energy to deliver our best, stay focused, feel vibrant & energised each and every day. If your ability to deal with the struggle and challenge of a bad day is dictating your ability to be your best self, live your best life & reach your goals, you need a centring practice, so that in the moments that matter, you’re able to anchor down & go for it. In this solo episode, I explain how meditation can help us to centre ourselves amidst...

Duration:00:06:56