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.
Jennie Morton BSc (Hons) Osteopathy, MS Psychology Jennie began her career as a classical Ballet dancer before moving into musical theatre, performing in London’s West End for many years. She was also the lead singer of a top UK Big Band performing across, jazz, swing, rock, and pop genres. She is now an Osteopath specializing in the treatment of all performing artists, and worked at The British Association for Performing Arts Medicine Clinic in London (UK) for 10 years. Her treatments are focused on injury prevention, rehabilitation, and integration into performance, and she is a specialist in laryngeal manual therapy for vocalists. Now living in Los Angeles, she provides treatment for performing artists, and also offers performance coaching for singers, actors, instrumentalists, and dancers. She is an adjunct professor at Chapman University where she works with the dance, music, and voice students, and is the Wellness Professor at The Colburn School. She is on the Board of Directors for the Performing Arts Medicine Association (PAMA), an international organization dedicated to the health and wellbeing of performing artists, and the Dance Resource Center (DRC), an LA-based service organization providing support and resources for the dance community.
Jennie is dedicated to the provision of education on the subject of healthy practice in the performing arts, and provides lectures and workshops internationally for performers, teachers, and medical professionals. She is an Honorary Lecturer for the MSc in Performing Arts Medicine at University College London, for which she compiled the Musculoskeletal and Neuromuscular Injury syllabus, and is on the Health and Wellness Committee for the International Society for Music Education. Published articles include “Voice and Dance Technique Integration for Musical Theatre – Triple Threat or Double Trouble?” (VASTA Voice and Speech Review Journal), “Osteopathy In The Arts” (The Osteopath journal),“The Hazards of the Musical Theatre Workplace” and “The Integration of Voice and Dance Techniques in Musical Theatre” (Medical Problems of Performing Artists) “Osteopathy For Singers” (iSing Magazine), as well as several others on injury management for dancers and musicians. Jennie is the founder of www.healthyperformers.com, and her book The Authentic Performer: Wearing A Mask And The Effect On Health was published in May 2015.
Certified Vocal Yoga Teachers:
Associate Certified Level II Vocal Yoga Teachers
Terra Gold: Santa Barbara, CA terrawellness.com, email@example.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, firstname.lastname@example.org: 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.
Certified Level 1 Vocal Yoga Teacher Practitioners
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: Hawaii, email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Dinah Snow: Colorado, www.dinahsnow.com, email@example.com. Singing, speech and sound healing, Private and group sessions.
Surendra Metha: Diamond Bar, CA, firstname.lastname@example.org. Surendra is a specialist in Pranayama.
Sudha Subbaraman: Boston, MA, Sudha teaches voice, chakra and sound healing and is a Hindustani classical singer. <email@example.com>
Stacey Cabaj: Los Angeles, CA, Stacy teaches voice at LMU. She is also a designated Linklater teacher. firstname.lastname@example.org
Czarina Del Mar: Honolulu, HI, email@example.com. Czarina is a singing teacher and performer in Honolulu.
Melanie Dorn: Washington D.C. area, firstname.lastname@example.org. Melanie is a speech language pathologist and voice teacher.
Kosa Tokovic: Dubai, email@example.com.
Susan Schneiderman: Los Angeles, CA, firstname.lastname@example.org. Susan is a flute teacher and uses Vocal Yoga for breathing for flute.
Lauren Berman: Phoenix, Arizona. email@example.com. Lauren has a DMA in voice and teaches singing and Vocal Yoga.
Niambi Sims: Venice, CA, firstname.lastname@example.org. Niambi is a excellent yoga teacher and vocal yoga teacher.
Taryn Scudder: Eugene, Oregon, email@example.com.
Muni Aranha: Pacific Palisades, CA, firstname.lastname@example.org
Tara Austin: West Los Angeles, CA, email@example.com
Frances Prelan: London, England, firstname.lastname@example.org
Tara King: Los Angeles, CA, Tara is a singing teacher and professional performer. email@example.com
Bruce Thompson: Sydney, Australia, Bruce is a Lessac certified teacher and is a speech and voice coach. firstname.lastname@example.org
Ashley Crute: Seattle, WA, Ashley is a certified yoga teacher. email@example.com
Kendra Kingsburying: Kendra is a certified Fitzmaurice Voicework® teacher and a certified yoga teacher. firstname.lastname@example.org
John Doyle: Venice, CA, John is a master Iyengar yoga teacher. email@example.com
Jenece Gerber: Buffalo, NY, firstname.lastname@example.org
Duck Soon Walcutt: Garden Grove, CA, email@example.com
Cherie Lucas: Slovenia Europe, firstname.lastname@example.org
Rebecah Ziegler: Denver, CO, email@example.com
Erica DeLoach: Chicago Illinois, firstname.lastname@example.org
Barbara Soares: New Milford, CT, email@example.com
Maria V Johnston: Carbondale, Illinois firstname.lastname@example.org
Korel Tunador: Los Angeles, CA, email@example.com
Brenda Varda: Los Angeles, CA, firstname.lastname@example.org
Vikki Gurdas: North Hollywood, CA, email@example.com