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Created by Michelle Spinner, the Vocalates™ method is a system of exercises designed to cultivate a healthy and expressive speaking and singing voice. Principles and exercises drawn from Pilates, yoga, qi gong, and the Alexander technique are employed to help support the breath, create open resonant sound, and integrate movement and vocal production with freedom and ease. Actors, singers, and anyone who speaks in public will benefit.
Pilates Applications for Vocal Production
in New York City
Saturday, November 15
PMA CECs: 8 Credit Hours
151 West 19th Street, 2nd Floor
New York, New York 10011
Saturday, November 15, 2014
9:00 AM to 5:30 PM
Early Registration: $275.00
This workshop is designed for the certified Pilates instructor. It covers the nuts and bolts of breathing and vocal anatomy and introduces a series of mat and small prop exercises customized expressly for singers, actors, public speakers, and anyone who wants a healthy, robust, supple, and expressive voice.
The workshop gives the Pilates professional very real tools for working successfully with singers, actors, and other public speakers and for addressing common problems and challenges found among this population. Benefits of Vocalates™ include the following:
•Improved breath control and support •Increased stamina of the voice •Increased resilience of the voice •Avoidance of vocal strain •Ability to support increased vocal range •Increased expressiveness in the voice •Integration of the voice and the body, of voice and movement •Improved alignment •Effective and efficient breathing •Increased confidence •Freedom of movement and expression
Come prepared to move and to speak a short passage and/or sing a few bars of a song.
Workshop duration: 8 hours. Authorized 8 PMA CECs and 8 Kane School CECs..