Women are brave…maybe too brave?

I was working with a singer, let’s call her Jill, and I could see as she singing she was holding her body rigid and her chest was tight so that the air couldn’t work with the sound of her voice.  She was bracing against her self. I asked her to allow herself to bend over

Singing wakes us up…

Singing wakes us up.  It’s brings energy and aliveness to those sleepy, unconscious places inside of us that, for whatever reason, lost consciousness.  Parts of us as we get older slip out of our awareness and we can become ‘comfortably numb’.  We plod along with the Jones’ and get by and bit by bit, however,

Perfectionist & the Critic…

Part One: The Perfectionist and the Singer – a match made in hell! It kills us. The need to be perfect allows no room for mistakes (mis-takes), and certainly allows no room for the mystery and risk of art and creativity to move through us freely. The child at play has no agenda, no need