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This is the audio version of the blogpost you can find at AllThingsVocal.com.

Today's topic is The Dangers of Meek Posture to the Voice. Listen to this podcast episode for tips for warnings about singing and speaking with poor, slumped posture, and what to do about it.

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If you’d like help with vocal health, or any other vocal matter, try Power, Path and Performance vocal training, available at www.JudyRodman.com in vocal lessons and on CD courses.

Subjects covered in this episode include:

  • Real stories ....Tall Recording Artist, Modest Female Singer, Cool and Shy Teenagers, Vocally Strained Elderly Singer, Victims of Abuse
  • What happens to the body and voice with meek posture
  • How to get yourself out of the slump
  • Situations where meek posture works
  • Bottom line thoughts

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Today's topic is How to get Mucus off your vocal cords. Listen to this podcast episode for tips to un-phlegm your froggy speaking or singing voice.

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If you’d like help with vocal health, or any other vocal matter, signup for newsletter and 5 bonus pages of vocal health tips. For heathier vocal technique, take Power, Path and Performance vocal training, available at www.JudyRodman.com in vocal lessons and on CD courses.

Subjects covered in this episode include:

  • Signs of mucus-laden vocal cords
  • Tips to thin out mucous
  • Natural remedies including lymph drainage massage

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Today's topic is my story of getting my voice back from vocal damage. Listen to this podcast episode to find hope for full recovery from most cases of vocal abuse, strain, and yes, even damage.

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If you’d like a 5 page report with vital tips for vocal health, sign up at www.judyrodman.com.

If you'd like to train with my method, consider my vocal lessons and  packaged vocal training courses.

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Today's topic is about how the Vagas nerve impacts the voice. This is Part 1, by guest podcaster Leah Grams Johnson. Listen to this podcast to find ways you can improve your vagal - vocal connection to benefit both! It contains a great reason to sing.

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If you’d like more information on developing, increasing and protecting your vocal health, signup for my newsletter and get my 5 page vocal health report. See the signup box at www.judyrodman.com

Suggestions covered in this episode include:

  • Ways to stimulate your vagas nerve
  • How this far-reaching nerve rules the autonomic nervous system
  • How relaxed (non-threatened) versus fight-or-flight (fear) signals affect the voice
  • Where the vagas nerve physically touches that impacts the voice.

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Many thanks to Leah Grams Johnson for researching, writing and narrating this Part 1. 
Leah is a singer-songwriter hailing from the coast of Northern California. Her unique take on Country and Contemporary Folk music has resonated with fans of all musical backgrounds nationwide. She is also an accomplished horsewoman and loves to do yoga!

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Today's topic is 5 career saving tips to protect your voice from a hit song, part 1. _______. Listen to this podcast episode for 5 strategies to help your voice survive the increased performance demands that come with vocal career success!

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If you’d like more information to protect your singing and speaking voice, signup for my newsletter and get my 5 page vocal health report. See the signup box at www.judyrodman.com

Suggestions covered in this episode include:

  • Control your breath for vocal health
  • Sing like it's the first time to activate fresh fire even when you're weary
  • Limit and control your speaking voice
  • Rest wisely
  • Increase and monitor your hydration

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Today's topic is What to Eat Before You Sing. _______. Listen to this podcast episode to find suggested foods and drinks that are best for your voice before performance.

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If you’d like more information for vocal health, signup for my newsletter and get my 5 page vocal health report. See the signup box at www.judyrodman.com

Subjects covered in this episode include:

  • The vital necessity of water and protein
  • Voice-friendly foods and drink
  • Voice-unfriendly foods and drink
  • How close to performance should you eat
  • Being kind by being sensitive to others' sensitivities
  • Why some people can eat chips and drink beer before performance (and why you should not)

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Today's topic is about the season for singingListen to this podcast episode for quick tips when you sing in jam sessions with friends and family or in performance for the holidays.

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If you’d like help with vocal exercises, or any other vocal matter, try Power, Path and Performance vocal training, available at www.JudyRodman.com in vocal lessons and on CD courses.

The music snippet at the end of this episode is from my version of "Oh Little Town Of Bethlehem" which you can find on this comp album here, among other places. 

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Today's topic covers what to do about Laryngitis. Listen to this podcast episode for tips to get your voice back after an infection has left your larynx inflamed.

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If you’d like help with vocal recovery, or any other vocal matter, try Power, Path and Performance vocal training, available at www.JudyRodman.com in vocal lessons and on CD courses.

Subjects covered in this episode include:

  • What to do while your larynx is still inflamed
  • What to do after the infection has subsided
  • Warning: If laryngitis doesn't get better after 2 or 3 weeks, go to the doctor to rule out serious condition including cancer. 

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Today's topic is a Halloween theme - 27 ways to murder your voice! Listen to this podcast episode to understand these 27 vocal saboteurs, so you can avoid them.

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If you’d like help to protect your voice from sources and causes of vocal fatigue, irritation, strain and damage, or any other vocal matter, try Power, Path and Performance vocal training, available at www.JudyRodman.com in vocal lessons and on CD courses.

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Today's topic is 5 Differences between Classical and Contemporary Voice. Listen to this podcast episode for tips to authentically transition from classical to contemporary (everything but classical) singing.

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If you’d like help making vocal style transitions, or any other vocal matter, try Power, Path and Performance vocal training, available at www.JudyRodman.com in vocal lessons and on CD courses.

 

Subjects covered in this episode include:

  • Low end
  • Vibrato
  • Holding notes
  • Vowels
  • Diction

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