Vocal Warm-ups & Exercises for Business Speakers
What you'll learn
- How to develop a clear, impactful, speaking voice
- Simple physical warm-ups
- Simple vocal warm-ups
- Simple exercises to engage your breath and support
- Confidence that you looking after your vocal health
- No previous experience needed - just an open mind and can-do attitude.
- Willingness to Practice
- Have you ever had the experience of your throat clamping up when speaking?
- Perhaps you've noticed how nervous you sound?
- Maybe you realise how tired your voice feels after you've had a meeting, presentation or simply a days work?
Warming up your body and voice couldn't be simpler - and often negates these unwanted, uncomfortable experiences.
Politicians, presenters, musicians, actors, singers, CEO’s and commentators all regularly practice vocal techniques in order to have the confidence and skill they need to do their job professionally.
Vocal exercises are often extremely simple and can be done in minutes.
Just a few minutes each day can dramatically improve your vocal quality, breath control and clarity of speech,
It can also help to avoid those common, uncomfortable experiences sometimes encountered when speaking such as;
- occasional stutters
- speaking too quietly
- running out of breath
- generally sounding un-dynamic or afraid.
This course offers you a routine of simple, easy to do vocal and physical exercises that will leave you feeling grounded, engaged and ready to speak with confidence and ease.
These exercises can be done any time, anywhere and will be a valuable tool for your speaker toolbox.
During the course you’ll learn how to
- Warm up physically
- Activate your breath and support muscles
- Warm up vocally
Who this course is for:
- Anyone called upon to speak in their profession
- Business folk
- Public speakers
- Those looking to improve their speaking quality
- Those looking to speak with clarity, confidence and ease
- Performers of all ages, abilities and experience
Ellis is an experienced actor, roleplayer, facilitator, consultant and workshop leader with over twenty years experience in the UK and Internationally.
Working with clients ranging from CEO’s, businessmen/women, teachers, doctors and headmasters, to creatives, young people and children, Ellis brings a fun, creative approach to both individuals and groups. Areas include; Communication, Personal impact and Linguistics training. Public Speaking; content creation, authentic delivery and nerve management. 1-2-1 and group consultancy. Change Management. Forum theatre facilitation. Roleplay and simulation work. Corporate film and forum theatre writing. He is also a Creativity, Brainstorming and Storytelling specialist.
Clients include: The Royal College of General Practitioners, The General Medical Council, KSS Deanery, Spektrix, Google, Allianz, Commerzbank, TFL, National Rail, UBS, Royal Mail, Moorson Coors and many Drama Schools,.
He is also a writer, director, theatre maker, voice-over artist and creative facilitator.
As an actor, Ellis trained at The Guildford School of Acting, winning the GSA Acting Award and bursary’s from Sir Michael Redgrave and Sir Anthony Hopkins. He has appeared in numerous West End, regional, national and international theatre productions, along with appearing in tv, film, commercials and corporate films. He is a member of The Authentic Artist Collective.
Passionate about collaborative theatre making and theatre for young people, Ellis’ writing, directing, devising and theatre making clients includes; British Youth Music Theatre UK, Haringey Shed, The Little Company, Singapore Repertory Theatre, numerous Drama Schools, colleges, Youth Theatres and many independent events.
Ellis runs creativity workshops for school teachers promoting cross-curricular creative practice in classrooms through, storytelling, drama games and exercises. He also founded and runs The Generate Space, offering Tickle My Epic! workshops, which facilitates the generation of artistic material through stimuli based exercises. Other workshops include; Devising Theatre, Theatre Directing and Drama Games & Exercises for Teamwork.