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 […]
Singing and long Covid: six things the experts are saying
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 […]
‘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.
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.
Mental health training for singing teachers
Alexa Terry gives her verdict on a mental health awareness course specifically designed for Arts professionals.
The Laryngeal Nerves
Alexa Terry and Line Hilton look at the laryngeal nerves and the role they play in voice production. The nervous system is a two-way information highway delivering messages from the […]
The Vocal Fold Layers
Alexa Terry takes a closer look at the vocal fold layers and the role they play in singing. Before we take a deep dive into the anatomy of the vocal […]
Virtual Voice Conference – free workshops and special discounts
The world’s leading voice experts will all be in one place next month – online at the Virtual Voice Conference. Here’s what you need to know. The Virtual Voice Conference […]
Tips for teaching a student who’s had Covid-19
How can a singing teacher support a student recovering from Covid-19? Singer and vocal coach Sarah Nixey, who is managing her own vocal recovery after a serious brush with the […]
How to adapt a singing lesson if a student feels below par
When a student is under the weather or out of sorts, what’s a singing teacher to do? Alexa Terry shares eight tips on providing useful singing lessons – without any […]
Vocalzone, saviours or destroyers?
Some vocal coaches and voice scientists claim Vocalzone pastilles do more harm than good. But is there actually any science to back this view up? Alexa Terry, aided by Line […]
How to tell a singer they need to see an ENT
You suspect a student has a severe vocal problem and needs to see an ENT. How do you break the news? Alexa Terry explores ways to approach difficult conversations with […]
How Craniosacral Therapy can help the singer in pain
Craniosacral Therapy (CST) is a gentle, hands-on approach that aims to release deep tensions in the body. Its purpose is to support relief from pain and dysfunction. It is a […]