Monthly Archives: October 2012

In my teaching studio, I can often be heard reminding students that we singers are like elite Olympic athletes. The same driven, focused attention to training and proper technique that is required of the leading jocks is also a must for the modern vocalist. Likewise, attention to how we fuel our bodies is of major importance. Daily maintenance goes hand in hand with technical skill for success in vocal longevity and health. Here is some insight into how I now...

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Herbs for Immunity and Vocal Health No matter how much we practice, take lessons or rehearse, if our immune system is weak, sooner or later our voice will be weak and our body will break down. We will not have enough strength and energy to produce the sounds we know we are capable of. Proper diet, plenty of sleep and exercise are crucial for a healthy immune system. However, when we get on a roll and are not able to...

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