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The PITCH Question trans voice Dec 19, 2022

So, you're interested in learning to raise or lower the baseline pitch of your voice, but how much and where do you even start?

Pitch is an interesting characteristic because most people have an average pitch around which they speak, however, some people use a wide variety of pitches and others...

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Add reflexive journalling to your voice practice (freebie inside!) trans voice Dec 15, 2022

This will probably not come as much of a surprise to you because I'm a very introspective person, but I love reflexive journaling in both my life and my voice practice. It's something that I encourage my students to do all the time. If you've never tried reflexive journaling, all you have to do...

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Q: Can you masculinize your voice without testosterone? trans voice Dec 12, 2022

A question I get asked often is, “Can I masculinize my voice without taking testosterone?” And the short answer is yes, that is my job. I literally teach people to do exactly that.

However, if you're planning on taking testosterone someday, it doesn't hurt to learn some...

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Join the Kajabi Creator Challenge 🎉 business Dec 07, 2022

In my last blog post, I mentioned that habits and environment design are a big part of running my business. I don't usually talk very much about the ins and outs of running my teaching business, but recently, I was asked by Kajabi to help other creators learn about how they, too, can turn their...

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Habits and Environment Design life trans voice Dec 07, 2022

One of the most powerful tools for creating a strong habit in your life is called Environment Design. This refers to designing your space to either include triggers that cue positive habits or remove triggers that cue bad habits. This can get fun when you start connecting light, music, times of...

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Dynamic range and the gender perception of the voice trans voice Dec 05, 2022

 Hello, trans voice friends! Today, I want to talk about the concept of dynamic range.

Dynamic range is a little hard to describe, but it's related to the characteristic of inflection. It depends on how much pitch variability there is when we inflect during speech. This can be a gendered...

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