What to Expect in a Session

Each session ensures:

  • One on one, personalized approach
  • Work that responds to your individual needs
  • Use of pictures, charts, video, physical exercises, props, and specific instruction (when appropriate)
  • I listen
  • I approach the work from many different angles; combining different methodologies
  • Collaborative work – we are a team
  • Honest, fair, and kind guidance
  • You leave with practical tools to immediately apply

Voice Work

  • Efficient body use
  • Healthy vocal support
  • Increase power and resonance
  • Techniques for clear and intentional communication
  • Somatic and Kinesthetic exploration
  • Manage your breath
  • Form a physical relationship with sound

Speech/Accent Training

  • Clear articulation skills
  • Be understood more easily
  • Accent acquisition
  • Gain an awareness of the vocal tract and the articulators
  • Learn how to healthfully make any sound you want
  • Flexibility, fluidity, precision, and strength in speech
  • Noticeable results

Presence

  • Hear, see, experience, and connect to the world around you
  • Experience being seen and heard regularly
  • Clear communication – your message lands
  • Practical techniques to come back to the moment
  • Speak from an authentic place
  • Open yourself in a way that invites others to do the same
  • Learn how to resource when feeling threatened or unsure of your surroundings
  • Techniques to build and maintain healthy boundaries

Somatic Sound – Sound Healing/Energy Work:

  • Relaxing sessions that support your whole being – mental, physical, energetic, and emotional
  • Compassionate approach to help you find balance
  • Each session uniquely designed for you and your needs
  • Combination of Sound Therapy, Reiki, Pranic Healing, and Somatic Integration
  • Receive a Biomat treatment – using NASA technology to relieve muscular aches and pains, increase circulation, strengthen immune system, and heighten feelings of peace and ease
  • Maintain feeling of groundedness for days, weeks, or months after (results vary from person to person)
  • Support during difficult times or transitions
  • Excellent self care

Methodology

Body-Mind Centering (BMC)

  • Developed by Bonnie Bainbridge-Cohen
  • Anatomical, physiological, psychophysical, and developmental practice
  • Embodiment and integration of voice and movement
  • Somatic work that re-patterns habitual muscular use, breath, use of vocal support, and presence

Find out more about it here: www.bodymindcentering.com

     Sound Therapy

  • Practice found throughout the world from ancient to modern times
  • Ambient sound brings the parasympathetic nervous system online
  • Direct sound application eases muscular aches, tension, etc.
  • Not a medical treatment, it aids in recovery from surgery, effects from chemotherapy, and more

Fitzmaurice Voicework

  • Developed by Catherine Fitzmaurice
  • Holistic approach to voicework
  • Destructuring – relaeases chronically held muscular tension inhibiting the breath.
  • Restructuring – a new way of supporting the breath
  • Clear, healthy, resonant, instinctual sound

Find out more about it here: www.fitzmauricevoice.com

       Reiki

  • Developed in Japan – lineage of Master Usui
  • Certified Reiki Master Teacher
  • Energy work that can be done remotely or in-person
  • Results vary but almost always produce a sense of comfort and ease
  • Excellent for anyone – therapeutic in nature

Presence/Second Circle

  • Developed by Patsy Rodenburg
  • Deeper connection to yourself, people and your environment
  • Allows effective communication
  • Feel that your message is received
  • Know what it is to be seen and heard
  • Effortless power
  • Positive communication skills
  • Noticeable and lasting results

     Pranic Healing

  • As taught by Master Stephen Co
  • System of Energy work that can be done remotely or in person
  • Excellent for clearing old mental, physical, and emotional energy

Knight-Thompson Speechwork

  • Developed by Dudley Knight and Phil Thompson
  • Experiential, practical, and anatomically sound practices
  • Develop an awareness of the whole vocal tract
  • Manipulate the vocal tract
  • Make any sound in human possibility safely, precisely, and fluidly
  • Quickly and effectively pick up an accent

Find out more about it here: ktspeechwork.com

Additionally, I am certified as both a yoga and a meditation teacher and I utilize those practices in my work.