Fully engage, Fully release

“Being engaged is a way of doing life, a way of living and loving. It's about going to extremes and expressing the bright hope that life offers us, a hope that makes us brave and expels darkness with light. That's [...]


A Singer's Prayer

"What if our religion was each other If our practice was our life If prayer, our words What if the temple was the Earth If forests were our church If holy water - the rivers, lakes and ocean What if [...]


Be Courageous!

Bakasana, or crow pose "Courage is the most important of all the virtues, because without courage you can't practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage." - Maya Angelou We all need [...]


5 Best Yoga Poses for Singers!

Here are some of my favorite poses that help me physically and mentally prepare for my singing practice. Side stretches, forward folds with your chest open, twists, and backbends are all great ways to help prepare your body to be [...]


Ground down to Lift up

  How often have you lifted your shoulders and stood on your tiptoes when reaching for a dish on the top shelf? How often have you observed a singer lifting their chin to reach for that high note? Those kinds [...]


Sing from Your Core!

  Uttihita Chataranga Dandasana, Four-limbed staff pose or Plank pose, is one good way to stimulate the core. After I gave birth to my daughter, I had a hard time coming back into singing in a stable way. Looking back [...]