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Learning to love your voice and need some support?

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Lessons I've learned after 10+ years with chronic pain.

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Podcast Interview: Questioning the Norm with Minka Guides interviews Jan 30, 2024

The other day, I joined my new friend Bronwyn on Minka Guides for an Ask Me Anything session to celebrate their birthday! We start the conversation by sharing our excitement about our newfound friendship in Mexico, where we've connected instantly over the past six weeks. It was a real...

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Podcast Interview: The Backpack Show with Chris Brogan and Kerry O'Shea Gorgone interviews Jan 30, 2024

Recently, I was invited to be on the live show, The Backpack Show, with Chris Brogan and Kerry O'Shea Gorgone, which describes itself as a business podcast but fun. Watch the reply below or scroll down to read a summary.

During the podcast, I had the opportunity to share various aspects of my...

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5 Lessons from Learning Spanish for Trans Voice Success life nonbinary voice voice feminization voice masculinization Jan 29, 2024

¡Hola, amigos! Renée here, your friendly gender-affirming voice teacher. Today, I'm thrilled to take you on a journey through my four-year-long adventure of learning Spanish and how the lessons I've picked up along the way can revolutionize your trans voice practice. So, grab...

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You have my permission to take a break motivation nonbinary voice voice feminization voice masculinization Jan 24, 2024

Hey there, I'm Renée, a gender-affirming voice teacher, and today I want to talk about something that many of us in the trans community can relate to – the struggles and pressures associated with voice training and transition in general. Recently, a commenter shared, “I...

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Applications for my teacher training are now open! teacher training Jan 22, 2024

Every year in July, I run a teacher training program to help voice professionals like singing teachers, speech-language pathologists, choir directors, and performers learn about teaching trans voice alteration.

It is one of my favourite parts of my year, but it’s gotten so popular that...

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Q: My masculine voice is "peaking in" during my feminization practice exercise voice feminization Jan 19, 2024

I was on TikTok Live the other day for my regular Monday afternoon live stream called Trans Voice Chat when one particular comment caught my attention—it was from someone working on cultivating a more feminine voice for themselves. Despite feeling good about their progress, they...

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