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Plutchik Wheel of Emotions

Emotion and Intention in Voice Lessons – Plutchik’s Wheel of Emotions

I’d like to talk about one of my favourite teaching and coaching tools today: Plutchik’s Wheel of Emotions. As singers, we probably all know one thing: Feeling isn’t hard (we do it all the time), but being at ease with our feelings, and allowing ourselves to be vulnerable, is. We so often talk about “negative …

Mindfulness Techniques for Singers (and Other Creatives and Artists)

I promised you a little Easter egg. Here it comes, in the guise of an extra blog post this month… “Mindfulness means paying attention in a particular way: on purpose, in the present moment, and nonjudgmentally” Jon Kabat-Zinn I would like to introduce you to mindfulness techniques, and how you can use them daily (no …

Finding your inner artist, day 13: About toolboxes, hard graft and letting go when it matters

Finding your inner artist, day 13: About toolboxes, hard graft and letting go when it matters

Today’s quote: You’ve got to learn your instrument. Then, you practice, practice, practice. And then, when you finally get up there on the bandstand, forget all that and just wail. ~ Charlie Parker You need to learn your craft. You need to spend time on honing your skills. You cannot expect to get success handed …