Teachers

Heather Lyle: NCVS Vocologist, B.M., M.M., F.V., E-RYT, C.Ht.  Heather Lyle is a graduate of the National Center of Voice and Speech’s Vocology Program with renown voice scientist Ingo Titze. In 2015 she studied at NYU Medical Center with the other most renown voice scientist in the world, Johan Sundberg and Dr. Brian Gill. 2017 Lyle was the key note presenter for professional actors and students at the Hong Kong Academy of Performing Arts and she was also a presenter at the Asian Voice and Speech Teacher’s Association in Singapore. January 2017 Lyle and Catherine Fitzmaurice took 28 people to India to teach Vocal Yoga® and Fitzmaurice Voicework® in Auroville, India. In 2016 Lyle taught a Vocology Course for the professional singers in Kolkata, India, public speaking skills for the upcoming teachers at Loreto College in Kolkata, sound healing in Southern India and Vocal Yoga at The Hong Kong Academy of Performing Arts.  Lyle spent 2014 in Kolkata, India where she worked with the educational division of the TV show “Indian Idol” creating vocal pedagogy for the new singing academies that opened last all over India year. Lyle also taught for Probir Guha’s acclaimed “Alternative Living Theatre.

Heather Lyle is considered one of the leading voice teachers in Los Angeles for singers, actors, public speakers. She is a dedicated educator who received her Bachelor and Master Degrees in voice, specializing in singing, diction and speech science graduating summa cum laude. A winner of the prestigious California University Sally Casanova Doctoral Scholarship, Lyle completed advanced doctoral voice research and a doctoral internship in vocal pedagogy at the Indiana University School of Music under the tutelage of renown voice teacher Paul Kiesgen. Heather Lyle is also a Certified Associate Teacher of Fitzmaurice Voicework, and has taught in the Fitzmaurice Teacher Certification Program numerous times. Fitzmaurice Voicework is one of the leading voice works for actors today, taught at Harvard, Juilliard and professional acting conservatories. Lyle teaches singing and vocal technique for the University of Southern California’s School of Dramatic Arts and Santa Monica College. She also teaches speaking skills for the doctoral economics and finance students attending the UCLA Anderson School of Management. Lyle has also taught for LA Mission College, the Los Angeles High School for the Arts, Mount Saint Mary’s College, Loyola Marymount’s Yoga and the Healing Sciences Program, Studio 5 in New York,  Seydways Acting Studio in Hollywood, numerous other acting schools, and the private sector. Internationally she has taught for “Indian Idol Academy” Hong Kong Academy of Performing Arts, Loreto College and Probir Guha’s acclaimed “Alternative Living Theatre”. Lyle is the founder of the patented Vocal Yoga Method®, a somatic voice work synthesizing techniques from Yoga, Pranayama, Alexander Technique, Physical Therapy, Roy Hart, the Bel Canto School of Singing, Qi Gong, kirtan chanting, primal voice work, circle singing and voice science to free the voice. Lyle began her practice of yoga at age 14 through the influence of her father, yoga teacher Auro Arindam. She has been a life long student of Integral Yoga and a devotee of Sri Aurobindo and the Mother.

Terra Gold, M.A., L.Ac., YTRX, E-RYT500 Terra is co-author of the comprehensive yoga therapy medical book, entitled Yoga Therapy and Integrative Medicine: Where Ancient Science Meets Modern Medicine, released in early 2015 that highlights the uses of yoga therapy within specific medical fields. She is a licensed acupuncturist, a clinically trained nutritionist, a certified yoga therapist, and has an allied professional degree in Integrative Body Psychotherapy (IBP). Terra integrates all of these modalities into her work with private clientele, and has been the private yoga therapist/primary care specialist for several large entertainment media executives and celebrities, as well as the co-creator and director of the annual Yoga and the Healing Sciences Teacher Training Program at Loyola Marymount. She has been featured in “LA Yoga Magazine” and in the widely acclaimed books, Yoga For Dummies, Shakti: The Feminine Power of Yoga, and The Secret Art of Adjusting Yoga Poses. Terra is also a Bhakti Kirtan Musician with a self-released album entitled, “Sun and Moon.” She loves travel, all forms of art, music and nature, and greatly enjoys being a mom to her 7 year old son, River.

 

Certified Vocal Yoga Teachers

Associate Certified Level II Vocal Yoga Teachers

Terra Gold: Santa Barbara, CA terrawellness.com, terrawellness@gmail.com. Terra is a yoga therapist, accupuncturist and nutritionist as well as a Vocal Yoga teacher. She teaches weekly Vocal Yoga classes at Yoga Soup.

Nora Leonhardt: New York, New York, noraleonhardt1@mac.com: 917 612-9749. Nora is an experienced Vocal Yoga teacher who is taking individual students for voice training in London. She has studied at The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. She is also trained in Linklater and Rodenberg.

Asheida: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. http://asheida.com. Asheida is an experienced singing and Vocal Yoga teacher.

Bruce Thompson: New Zealand, Bruce is a Lessac certified teacher, an Estill certified speech teacher, a voice coach, a certified hatha and kundalini yoga teacher. bruceclydethomson@gmail.com

Certified Level 1 Vocal Yoga Teacher Practitioners

Classes Available:

Luna Maggioni: Bergamo, Italy, Pro-singer and vocal teacher. In 2007, Luna founded Incanto Musical Association to teach music in every form, even for families who cannot afford expensive courses. In 2011, she opened TPA Music School, an innovative and modern music school with musical courses for each instrument. She is the creator of the Harmony Choir, which has the Trinity College London Certification Advanced Rock level. Vocal Yoga has been part of her method since 2018. Offered at TPA are individual and group Vocal Yoga classes and Laughter Yoga.

Ron and Joyce Titular: Philippines, are a husband and wife team based in the Philippines with over 20 years of experience in training people to improve their speaking voices. Ron is a broadcaster with over 30 years in the industry while Joyce is a beauty queen, certified yoga instructor, former news presenter and TV host for the 700 Club Asia. Both are voice actors and extremely passionate about teaching The Heather Lyle Vocal Yoga Method®. For online classes, contact them at brightspeaknow@gmail.com.

John Doyle, MD: Venice, CA, John is a master Iyengar yoga teacher. doylin@yahoo.com He teachers Vocal Yoga classes at Bhakti Yoga Shala.

Amanda Restivo: Orange County, CA. Amanda is a professional singer and vocal instructor. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Theatre Arts from California State University, Fullerton. She teaches private lessons and group classes in singing and Vocal Yoga in Orange County, California.
Amanda is a member of the National Association of Teachers of Singing.
Contact: amandarestivo24@gmail.com https://www.amandarestivo.com/

Linda Rose Linnebach: Lake Forest, CA, Studio59@cox.net. Linda has her own studio in Lake Forest where she combines classical singing and Vocal Yoga. She is also on the faculty of Riverside College.

Jenny Cho: Bloomington, Indiana, johenayoga@gmail.com, www.johena.com. Jenny teaches Vocal Yoga classes as well as Naam Yoga classes.

Laura Bresee MA CCC-SLP: Memphis Speech Solutions LLC 901-524-0440 www.memphisspeech.com laura@memphisspeech.com

Dinah Snow: Colorado, www.dinahsnow.com, dinah@dinahsnow.com. Singing, speech and sound healing, Private and group sessions.

Individual Instruction:

Sudha Subbaraman: Boston, MA, Sudha teaches voice, chakra  and sound healing and is a Hindustani classical singer. <sukuved@yahoo.com>

Maha Sundari: Buenos Aires, Argentina, macanteli@yahoo.com.ar. Maha is a certified yoga instructor, sound therapist, and mantra singer. She is currently dedicated to chanting mantras in the form of call and response (kirtan yoga) and teaches vocal yoga classes for Spanish speakers online.

Surendra Metha: Diamond Bar, CA,yogateacherusa@gmail.com. Surendra is a specialist in Pranayama. He teaches in the LMU yoga program.

Stacey Cabaj: Los Angeles, CA, Stacy is head of the MFA in acting at LMU. She is also a designated Linklater teacher. staceycabaj@gmail.com

Czarina Del Mar: Honolulu, HI, czardelmar@gmail.com. Czarina is a singing teacher and performer in Honolulu.

Melanie Dorn: Washington D.C. area, melanie.dorn@verizon.net. Melanie is a speech language pathologist and voice teacher.

Kosa Tokovic: Dubai, kosatokovic@gmail.com.

Susan Schneiderman: Los Angeles, CA, sas12music@aol.com. Susan is a flute teacher and uses Vocal Yoga for breathing for flute.

Lauren Berman: Phoenix, Arizona.  laurenrebeccaberman@gmail.com. Lauren has a DMA in voice and teaches singing and Vocal Yoga.

Niambi Sims: Venice, CA, niambiworld@gmail.com. Niambi is a excellent yoga teacher and vocal yoga teacher.

Taryn Scudder: Eugene, Oregon,  taryne311@gmail.com.

Muni Aranha: Pacific Palisades, CA,  herenow110@gmail.com

Tara Austin: West Los Angeles, CA,  screamindiva@gmail.com

Frances Prelan: London, England,  fjprelan@gmail.com

Tara King: Los Angeles, CA, Tara is a singing teacher and professional performer. extarordinaire. tarajking@gmail.com

Ashley Crute: Seattle, WA, Ashley is a certified yoga teacher. and an amazing singer. acrute@gmail.com

Kendra Kingsburying: Kendra is a certified Fitzmaurice Voicework® teacher and a certified yoga teacher. kingsburying@gmail.com

Jenece Gerber: Buffalo, NY, jenece11@gmail.com

Duck Soon Walcutt: Garden Grove, CA, sunnysky1268@gmail.com Duck Soon teaches voice in Orange County.

Cherie Lucas: Slovenia Europe, cherielucas@hotmail.com Cherie and her husband have a school for rock  and roll as well as being gigging musicians.

Rebecah Ziegler: Denver, CO, rebecahz@comcast.net Rebecah is a cranial sacral alignment therapist and uses Vocal Yoga for health and vocal healing as well as being a singer.

Erica DeLoach: Chicago Illinois, ericadeloach@gmail.com

Barbara Soares: New Milford, CT, bsoares105@sbcglobal.net Barbara is a giign musician as well as a wonderful voice teacher.

Maria V Johnston: Carbondale, Illinois, mariavj@siu.edu Maria is a singer and musician and a professor at Southern Illinois University.

Korel Tunador: Los Angeles, CA, koreltunador@gmail.com Korel is a professional touring musician, a music producer and terrific singing teacher. He has an engineering studio.

Brenda Varda: Los Angeles, CA, brendavarda@gmail.com Brenda is a gigging musician and a wonderful teacher.

Vikki Gurdas: North Hollywood, CA, vikkigurdas@hotmail.com Vikki is a gigging musician and a wonderful teacher.

Angie Parmer: Birmingham, AL aparmer2@gmail.com

Rachel Fulginiti: Los Angeles, rfulginiti@gmail.com Rachel is an award winning voice over actor and teacher.

Daniel Johnson, Los Angeles, danielharley2008@gmail.com, Daniel operates a healing center and uses Vocal Yoga as a healing modality.

Marcy Willis: Los Angeles,marcyvwillis@gmail.com, Marci is a high level public speaking coach who incorporates Vocal Yoga into her practice.

Beth Cyrus: Nashville, Tennessee, songhaven.org, beth@songhaven.org. Beth is a certified yoga, voice teacher and Vocal Yoga teacher.

David Johnson: Florida, davidbjohnsonjr@gmail.com David is a certified Lessac teacher.

Lucinda Holshue: Minnesota, holsh001@umn.edu. Lucinda is a professor ant The University of Minnesota.

Jennie Gold: Los Angeles, CA, jgold1118@gmail.com. Jenny is a singer songwriter, recording artist, singing and Vocal Yoga teacher.

Arnae Elujah: Los Angeles CA, arnaelujah@yahoo.com, Arnae is a well known singer and singing teacher and has a wonderful choir in Los Angeles open to anyone.

Maria Bukhanets: Spain, mashabukhanets@gmail.com

Jenni Ruth: Finland, jenni@jenniruth.com

Gina Denoble: Seattle, WA ginadenoble@gmail.com,

Samina Aslam: New York, NY, aslamsa88@gmail.com

Ludmila Emelianova: Prague, Czech Republic, lemelia96@gmail.com,

Micheala Kingslight: Port Townsend, WA, michealasmusic@gmail.com. Michaela is a singing, guitar and certified yoga teacher.

Natalie Czar Canada, natalietczar@gmail.com,

Ambar De Santiago: Buffalo, NY, ambar.rgbreathe@gmail.com

Dorothy Pincus: Los Angeles, CA, pincus.gc@gmail.com, Dorothy Pincus is a Registered Yoga Teacher 300-(RYT) with Yoga Alliance. Certified Vocal Yoga and Vocology in Practice vocal coach. She is a best-selling author and an experienced Health & Wellness Coach integrating new and ancient techniques into each session. www.dorothycpincus.com

Andrèa Aragon: Bonita, CA, Andrea.d.aragon@gmail.com

Bryan Barnes: Los Angeles, CA, bbarnes.film@gmail.com

Rosie Secker: Brighton UK, rosie@voxyoga.co.uk. Rosie is an experienced performer, singing teacher and yoga teacher. Rosie holds a First Class BMus (Hons) in Voice from Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, is a 500hr Certified Yoga Teacher, Certified Vocal Health First Aider and has performed all over Europe. Having taught for over ten years, Rosie takes a holistic approach to voice teaching, combining her knowledge of the voice, the body, and Vocal Yoga. Rosie offers group classes and individual lessons online and in the South East of England. https://www.voxyoga.co.uk Rosie Secker, Brighton UK, is an experienced performer, singing teacher and yoga teacher. Rosie holds a First Class BMus (Hons) in Voice from Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, is a 500hr Certified Yoga Teacher, Certified Vocal Health First Aider and has performed all over Europe. Having taught for over ten years, Rosie takes a holistic approach to voice teaching, combining her knowledge of the voice, the body, and Vocal Yoga. Rosie offers group classes and individual lessons online and in the South East of England. https://www.voxyoga.co.uk

Audrey Curd: Northern California, audreycurd@gmail.com. Audrey is a voice specialist located in Northern California. She has earned her BFA in Musical Theatre and her MS in Speech Language Pathology and has been bringing the art and science of voice together for over 10 years as a private voice coach. She enjoys incorporating vocal yoga into her teaching and therapy for it’s unique way of incorporating the mind, body and voice. www.audreycurd.com

Katy Keyes: Savannah, GA, Katy has been teaching yoga since 2008. She leads gentle yoga classes and works privately with students on breathing, meditation and musculoskeletal issues. She is certified as a Yoga Therapist with the International Association of Yoga Therapists, and is trained in Yoga as Corrective Exercise, Yoga for Seniors and Yoga for Cancer Survivors. She is a Soprano with the Savannah Philharmonic Chorus, and sings with the First Presbyterian Church choir. She is excited to offer Vocal Yoga for her students! www.katykeyes.com

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