be a great detox for the body, mind and soul. Doctors are even
prescribing singing groups to ease emotional and mental stress.
Exercising the singing voice can help to develop and strengthen the
speaking voice in addition to giving you the confidence to audition for
your local choir if you should wish to!
and ‘non singers’, these uplifting workshops are designed to strengthen
your voice , promote relaxation and improve health and wellbeing. The
music is a combination of familiar folk, gospel and popular songs and
new simple songs in rounds and part harmonies.
I always include
breathing exercises, body alignment, vocal projection and vocal toning
with the aim of releasing any built up tension in the body so that you
can free your natural voice. No solos required!
I have run
these regularly in Bristol and Swindon over the past 6 years and the
A.T.L. are now utilising them nationwide
for wellbeing for
A brief video clip of Beth teaching "Jerusalem" to the Birchgrove
WI at a
was even more than I had hoped for. It is great to find something new,
this is different to anything else that is available to people who are
looking to improve their health. I hope that more people can find out
about this group and that it can keep running."
here tonight feeling stressed out from work and now I am leaving with a
smile on my face!”
the excellent workshop yesterday… A good balance of advice and practice
sustained throughout; plenty of enjoyable work for participants to do;
objectives clear; friendly, humorous tone, good at the end of a working
day; use of your own experience and your ability to sing well adds
conviction to the objectives of the course…"
Vanstone, ATL Representative
wonderful session with a different slant to promote well being! Thank
Alexander Hosea Primary School
workshop! Beth was a great tutor who made non-singers feel at ease and
be able to participate."
Davies, Alexander Hosea Primary School
brilliant time. I learnt a lot whilst having lots of fun. Great
was such an enjoyable evening and really relaxing and fun."