Find Your Healthy Voice and Improve the Way You Communicate

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Do you feel self-conscious when you speak? How do people react to your voice? Is the sound of your voice helping or harming your ability to communicate effectively? What kind of impression do you want to make when you speak?

Your voice is your most powerful tool in connecting with people by phone, teleclass, recording, radio, or podcast.

It's your second most powerful tool when communicating in person or by visual media.

Your voice is a key element of your identity, of how people perceive who you are.

Many people spend thousands of dollars on how they look, yet don't spend a dime on how they speak.

Ironically, several studies show public speaking as people's number one fear!

Have you ever heard a recording of your voice and thought, "Do I really sound like that?"

What can you do?

Is it even possible to change your voice?

Try meowing like a cat... [Meow!]

You just changed your voice!

The sound of your voice can alter instantly with a different mouth shape, breath, body position, tone focus or emotion.

Many people adopt unhealthy habits (including postures and diets) that can make their voice sound distractingly tense, scratchy, breathy, nasal, or muffled.

Vocal distractions get in the way of important messages to our clients, friends, family and relationships.

These unhealthy habits can also make people lose their voices, and potentially lose income for professionals such as life coaches and public speakers.

How can you find your healthy voice?

With the help of professional voice instruction, your healthy, powerful and resonant voice can become as easy as a cat's meow.

7 Qualities of a Great Voice Coach

1. Inspires you to learn and makes you feel comfortable
2. Experience getting results with student's speaking voices
3. Specializes in voice-related health issues such as allergies, back problems, sleep disorders, and nutrition
4. Glowing testimonials from former and current voice students
5. Voice-related degree and/or training with top voice coaches
6. Professional speaking, acting and/or singing experience
7. Availability to teach in person or by phone at times that work for you

A great voice coach can help improve your breathing, resonance, power, clarity, persuasiveness and confidence. Transform your voice, and you will have a whole new perspective on who you are and what you're capable of becoming.

Karen Lyu's holistic, personalized and playful voice coaching has helped to improve the voices of over 500 students since 1999. She offers interactive voice teleclasses, workshops and live, phone and Skype video lessons for absolute beginners to untrained professionals, and specializes in working with students who have vocal disorders. For more information go to www.HolisticVoiceCoach.com

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