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imposter syndrome

Five ways to manage imposter syndrome

Turn the tables on negative thinking and manage imposter syndrome by following these five tips. As Alexa Terry explains in part two of our imposter syndrome series, instead of trying […]

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Imposter Syndrome

Imposter syndrome: Spot the symptoms and causes

Ever feel like you’re drowning in self-doubt and niggling fears that you’re not good enough? Then you may be experiencing imposter syndrome. In the first of a two-part series, Alexa […]

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Keep your voice hydrated

Six easy ways to keep your voice hydrated

Learn how to keep your voice hydrated in the second part of BAST Training’s hydration series. Line Hilton and Alexa Terry share some simple hydration tips and explain the external […]

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singing and hydration

The truth about singing and hydration

How much water should a singer drink? Line Hilton and Alexa Terry take a deep dive into the research on singing and hydration. Hydration is a holy grail in vocal […]

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Singing and long Covid

Singing and long Covid: six things the experts are saying

Here’s an update from the Performing Arts Medicine Association on the latest thinking about singing and long Covid. A year ago, BAST spoke to singer and vocal coach Sarah Nixey about […]

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Work/life balance

Ten tips for a better work/life balance

Alexa Terry shares time-saving, stress-busting tips to help self-employed singing teachers enjoy a better work/life balance. There’s a lot more to running a vocal coaching studio than simply working with […]

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Business strategy for singing teachers

Business strategy for singing teachers

A new course designed specifically for singing teachers will help you start or grow your own business.

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Important documents for singing teachers

Five documents every singing teacher needs

Your singing studio is most likely equipped with all the vocal props you need to do your job. But do you have the right paperwork to protect you and your business if something goes wrong?

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Jay Bryce

‘BAST gave me the confidence to call myself a singing teacher’

It wasn’t until actor and singer Jay Bryce studied with BAST Training that he stopped feeling like an imposter as a singing teacher.

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Performance anxiety and returning to live gigs

How to help anxious singers prepare for a return to live gigs

Many singers feel anxious about returning to the stage when Covid restrictions end. Performance anxiety specialist Teresa Shaw looks at how teachers can help vocalists prepare for live shows.

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Performance Anxiety

Focus On: Performance Anxiety and Mindset

Don’t miss BAST Training’s one-day special event, Focus On: Performance Anxiety and Mindset. It’s a chance to learn new ways to diagnose and support singers with performance anxiety.

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premenstrual voice

Singing and the premenstrual voice

How does menstruation impact a singer’s voice? Alexa Terry and Line Hilton explore how monthly hormonal changes can influence vocal performance.

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Singing and long Covid

Latest Covid-19 advice and guidance

With lockdown slowly easing, the rules around teaching are changing too. Here’s a rundown of the latest Covid-19 advice.

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World Voice Day 2021

World Voice Day 2021

Don’t forget that it’s World Voice Day later this month, a chance for singing teachers and other voice specialists to spread the word about vocal care.

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Sinead McConville becoming a singing teacher

‘BAST made becoming a singing teacher such a joyful experience’

Before the pandemic, Irish musician Sinead McConville juggled gigging commitments with an uninspiring job in hospitality. Last year she studied with BAST Training and now works in the music industry full-time.

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Hannah Lindsey

West End performer Hannah Lindsey on the rewards of teaching

When theatres shut last year, singer Hannah Lindsey threw herself into online teaching – and learned much about herself as a performer in the process. 

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Digital marketing

Digital marketing 101: Learn how to grow your business online

A new digital marketing course explains how singing teachers can build their brand and their business.

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Gia Morgan holistic singing

Gia Morgan: Why I started a holistic singing studio

Jersey vocal coach Gia Morgan explains how she mixes technical know-how with crystals, affirmations and meditation in her holistic singing studio.

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