vocal health

Spotlight on Anatomy: The Tongue

It’s time for part two of our Spotlight on Anatomy about the tongue. A few weeks ago, we detailed the muscles that make up the tongue root in this post. Today, we’re going to be talking about the muscles

By |April 18th, 2016|Spotlight on Anatomy|Comments Off on Spotlight on Anatomy: The Tongue

Why is my neck so darn tight?

If you’ve ever experienced vocal issues or worried about your voice (and you’re here reading a Vibrant Voice Technique blog, so chances are you have), you know what it’s like to feel tight, constricted, uncomfortable, or even nauseous when you

By |February 4th, 2016|Vocal Health Tips|2 Comments

Spotlight on Anatomy: Your Vocal Cords…Not Originally For Your Voice

The good 'ole vocal cords.

The good ‘ole vocal cords.

In today’s Spotlight on Anatomy blog we’re back to talking about the good ‘ole vocal cords. Today however, the blog is really a ‘Spotlight on Physiology,’ because we’re going to talk about function rather than …

By |January 21st, 2016|Spotlight on Anatomy|Comments Off on Spotlight on Anatomy: Your Vocal Cords…Not Originally For Your Voice

Vibrant Voice and Your Exercise Routine

Happy New Year! We hope you had a wonderful holiday season and are off to a great start in 2016.

We know that people love to set fitness goals at the beginning of the year, so it seems like an …

By |January 7th, 2016|Vocal Health Tips|Comments Off on Vibrant Voice and Your Exercise Routine

Spotlight on Anatomy: The Larynx

In today’s Spotlight on Anatomy we’re going to be talking about the larynx, the organ in the throat commonly called the voice box. The larynx houses the vocal folds (the vocal cords), which are the origin of vibration in the

By |December 10th, 2015|Spotlight on Anatomy|Comments Off on Spotlight on Anatomy: The Larynx

Why You Should Learn How Your Voice Works

This is a special blog from Elissa in honor of the launch of her new online class, How Your Voice Works.

Let’s go back to the moment of birth…

Your mother is in labor. You’re slowly making your way down …

By |November 27th, 2015|Vocal Health Tips|Comments Off on Why You Should Learn How Your Voice Works

The Vibrator is Not A Crutch

Here at Vibrant Voice Technique, we aim to make what we’re teaching obsolete. If that sounds completely confusing, then let us explain…

Depending upon how you count them, there are about 15 different exercises in the Vibrant Voice Technique (at

By |November 20th, 2015|Vibrant Voice Everyday|3 Comments

Spotlight on Anatomy: The Shoulder Girdle

In today’s Spotlight on Anatomy we’re going to be talking about the shoulder girdle: the skeletal structure of the shoulder.

The shoulder girdle consists of three bones:

  • The clavicle, also known as the collarbone
  • The scapula, also known as the
By |October 16th, 2015|Spotlight on Anatomy|Comments Off on Spotlight on Anatomy: The Shoulder Girdle

What to do when you’ve got laryngitis

It’s fall and the beginning of cold season looms before us, so it’s time to talk about laryngitis!

Laryngitis occurs when the vocal folds and surrounding laryngeal tissues become inflamed due to a virus, irritation, and/or overuse. Symptoms range from

By |October 1st, 2015|Vocal Health Tips|Comments Off on What to do when you’ve got laryngitis

Spotlight on Anatomy: The Vocal Folds

Today in our Spotlight on Anatomy blog we’re going to focus on the vocal folds. The vocal folds, also commonly referred to as vocal cords, are in our throat right behind our Adam’s apple inside the protective shield of …

By |September 16th, 2015|Spotlight on Anatomy|1 Comment