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Space for our Voice: Kinesthetic Sphere & VMT

Space for our Voice -Working with the Kinesthetic Sphere in Voice Movement Therapy “Do not shrink. Do not puff up. Stand in your sacred ground” suggests the American shame and vulnerability researcher Brene Brown. This statement often reminds me to honour my voice and presence in the world, especially when I feel unsure of myself.… Continue reading Space for our Voice: Kinesthetic Sphere & VMT

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Voice Movement Therapy Training Starts November 2019 – Seeking Students

The Norma G. Canner Foundation for Voice Movement Therapy announces a training in Voice Movement Therapy beginning November 2019 in several modules until June 2020. Please click link below to open the PDF page. Announcing the Norma G Canner Foundation for Voice Movement Therapy Training [PDF] by Anne M. Brownell, VMTR For all those who… Continue reading Voice Movement Therapy Training Starts November 2019 – Seeking Students

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Let’s Celebrate Voice Movement Therapy

Let’s celebrate This blog post is a celebration of Voice Movement Therapy. There is indeed much to celebrate and enjoy. VMT core elements offer a wonderful, non-prescriptive guide to the wholeness of being human. There is an immediacy in the VMT approach which touches deep authentic beingness within a safe space that allows participants to… Continue reading Let’s Celebrate Voice Movement Therapy

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Cambodia Sings! One Voice at a Time!

‘They thought they could break our spirit, but the little voice lives on’. What if Cambodian children and families could be given an opportunity to SING again? Note by note in villages, schools, streets, factories and farms across Cambodia, people are starting to raise their voices and find relief! Cambodia Sings is a not for… Continue reading Cambodia Sings! One Voice at a Time!

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A Review of “The Singer’s Tale” by Carol Grimes

Voice Movement Therapy Practitioner Carol Grimes published her memoir "The Singer's Tale" - Part One in 2017. The book covers her life from birth to her life as a singer, songwriter, and performer both on stage and studio recordings for decades in the UK, Europe and America up until the early 80s where punk vied… Continue reading A Review of “The Singer’s Tale” by Carol Grimes

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Kaaiman’s River Blessing, South Africa

Kaaiman’s River Blessing: in search of a sacred place The Kaaimans river flows through the Outeniqua Mountains in the Western Cape of South Africa to reach the Indian Ocean near the village of Wilderness. In colonial times it was nicknamed "Keeromrivier" [or 'Turnabout River' in Afrikaans], because the rapid waters halted travel until a pass… Continue reading Kaaiman’s River Blessing, South Africa