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ES045 Your True Self, Welcome Home w/ Peter Jacobson Total Vocal Freedom

Every Sing

Release Date: 11/13/2018

Casper Babypants Strikes Again ES060 show art Casper Babypants Strikes Again ES060

Every Sing

Chris Ballew - aka Casper Babypants and lead singer of the band Presidents of the USA - gave us so many great takeaways about why we sing, in his interview in Jan 2018 - almost 3 years ago. I had to bring it back to your attention. You'll be inspired by the deep messages about Chris's journey from the top of the industry in PUSA to becoming a children's singer.

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Tears and Vulnerability with Lisa Horst Clark ES059 show art Tears and Vulnerability with Lisa Horst Clark ES059

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In this episode we begin to look at the pros and cons of vulnerability for the singer/performer and for the audience. Lisa advises us, preach from your scars, not from your wounds.

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Facing Denial About Singing ES058 show art Facing Denial About Singing ES058

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Is it possible that society's denial of singing is perhaps based in individual's fears around their own singing! It is easier to act like singing isn't important than to face the fears that most of us have around singing.

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Singing is Healing with Constanza Roeder ES057 show art Singing is Healing with Constanza Roeder ES057

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Constanza Roeder came back for a 2nd time to share the incredible value of singing for healing. (hear her full story in Ep. 41)

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Can Menopause Affect the Singing Voice ES056 show art Can Menopause Affect the Singing Voice ES056

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During the menopausal transition, which can start ten years before menopause and last for several more years after, there will be times when hormones fluctuate substantially from day to day. The voice, unfortunately, can seem unreliable and unpredictable because of the hormone roller coaster.

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Sing for Life with Jeanne Kelly ES054 show art Sing for Life with Jeanne Kelly ES054

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Jeanne Kelly feels so strongly about her favorite thing to say, "sing for life," that she founded the non-profit Encore Creativity for Older Adults. The main emphasis of the organization is choirs for 55+ year olds from 28 different states. Encore Choirs understand the benefits of singing for each person, and helps seniors sing, through non-auditioned ensembles.

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Choir Go Forth and UnMute ES053 show art Choir Go Forth and UnMute ES053

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Singers can't meet. We are in the middle of a pandemic of an airborne virus. But choirs are essential. So how can we keep singing.

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Singing is Essential with Dr. Lynne Gackle ES052 show art Singing is Essential with Dr. Lynne Gackle ES052

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Dr. Lynne Gackle is President of the American Choral Directors Association, author of the book Finding Ophelia's Voice, Opening Ophelia's Heart: Nurturing the Adolescent Female Voice: An Exploration of the Physiological, Psychological, and Musical Developments of Female Students, and Director of choral activities Baylor University.

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Why Singing is More Than Performing ES055 show art Why Singing is More Than Performing ES055

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According Lynn Helding in her book, The Musician’s Mind, “One of the best techniques shown to sustain motivation and keep attention on track is goal-setting, the conscious act of listing one or several goals that one wishes to reach. On the surface, it can look like giving performances is the main goal of singers. I propose, however, that the performance is way down the list of goals for all singers. There are so many other reasons why a singer sings, and sometimes performing doesn’t even factor in.

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Why We Sing ES051 show art Why We Sing ES051

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In this episode of Every Sing podcast, Nancy discusses why we sing, the reason that singing is not the same as performing, who singers are, and asks the question, "Why don't we sing more."

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Peter Jacobson joins host Nancy Bos to open your mind to possibilities about your body that can help you realize potential you might not of even been aware of through the Alexander Technique.
 
Peter is the Founder and Executive Director of Total Vocal Freedom. He is an AmSAT-certified Alexander Technique teacher, he is also a singer, multi-instrumentalist, conductor, and teacher.
 
The goal at Total Vocal Freedom is Empowering singers to be totally free in their vocal expression. Peter talks about the Total Vocal Freedom Academy - a way to go deep with the Alexander Technique w/o committing to the massive level of becoming a certified teacher. 
There are 2 upcoming retreats he offers, (winter retreat in Virginia from Jan 2-6, 2019 and the summer retreat from July 9-13, 2019),
 
Your body is not a taxi for your brain - your body is incredible. Know your body. 
 
Contact info: totalvocalfreedom.com  and facebook page, blog, mailing list, weekly classes and training program, and more.
Message Peter through the Facebook page.
 
Look into the Total Vocal Freedom Pro course, and all of the other things they offer like The Academy, the Phoenix Project for the Ageless Singer, TVF Plus, and the blog. 
 
Consider the role of singing in your life. Is it helping you right a wrong or to act out of compassion to fulfill a deep need? Are you finding balance in your pursuit? Are you looking for other options? Check out the back episodes of this podcast for inspiration and guidance.
 
Thanks to Ken Feisel of Ken Feisel design for the gorgeous podcast cover art. 
 
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