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Setting goals for your voice practice motivation nonbinary voice voice feminization voice masculinization May 01, 2023

Today I want to talk about the difference between identity based goals and target based goals. A target based goal is when you have a target and you want to reach it. So, in the case of your trans voice practice, a target based goal might sound like "I want a more feminine voice."

An identity...

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Are you putting too much effort into feminizing your voice? mindful voice feminization voice feminization Apr 24, 2023

There are a few factors that can lead to a feeling of tightness in the throat while feminizing the voice. The most common issue I see is people who are putting in too much activation energy - or, to put it simply, trying too hard. The voice is one of these tricky things where the point of...

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Moving towards an easier target voice nonbinary voice voice feminization voice masculinization Apr 20, 2023

When first starting out, it takes so much cognitive energy to create your target voice and it can feel totally unsustainable and like something you would never be able to do every day forever. The good news is that over time you will develop muscle memory, so that getting into your target voice...

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Where do I even start? exercise nonbinary voice voice feminization voice masculinization Apr 17, 2023

So you've come out as trans, you've changed your name, you've changed your hair, you've changed your clothes, and now you want to start working on your voice. A question I get asked as a trans voice teacher all the time is "Where do I even start?"

I made an entire online course on voice...

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My private top surgery recovery feed life top surgery Apr 13, 2023

Hey, everyone. I'm getting top surgery this Friday! This means I'm going to be taking a little bit of a break from content creation and teaching. However, never fear, because I have some little elves who are going to be working behind the scenes to repurpose and repost some content that...

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Trans Voice Teacher Directory Update! nonbinary voice voice feminization voice masculinization Apr 11, 2023

In the last year and a half I have run my course Learn to Teach Trans Voice in 5 Weeks three times. In every run of the course I've met outstanding voice teachers from all over the world who speak so many different languages and come from a myriad of experiences and backgrounds.

Although the...

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