The Golden Voice - Speaking with Body Resonance
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The Golden Voice - Speaking with Body Resonance

The Body Voice - A Speaker's Secret Weapon
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Created by Beth Lawrence
Last updated 3/2017
Price: $80
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  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Have confidence in the sound of their voice
  • Speak with a rich, resonant voice
  • Speak without straining the voice
  • Engage the listener without distracting vocal habits
  • Get the voice out of the nose
  • Know the difference between Head, Chest, and Body voice placement
  • Speak from the Body, not the throat
  • Speak powerfully with little or no effort
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  • You'll need the desire to have a more powerful speaking voice
  • You'll want to have skills to enhance the sound of your voice
  • You'll need a desire to speak with confidence in Public

As a Speaker, Presenter or Trainer, you are judged by the sound of your voice, so it's crucial that you learn how to have a Golden Speaking Voice, not an 'annoying' speaking voice.  In this course you'll learn that you CAN change the sound of your voice, giving it a rich, resonant quality, by using 'Voice Placement'.  Once you discover Body Placement, you will have a beautiful, commanding, and healthy speaking voice for life.  Studies by Duke University and the University of California at San Diego have shown that a resonant voice will give you greater opportunities in the labor market, Politics, Life, and Love.

Who is the target audience?
  • Trainers
  • Teachers
  • Small Business Owners
  • Public Speakers
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Curriculum For This Course
19 Lectures
Welcome From Beth Lawrence
2 Lectures 08:52

Who is Beth Lawrence?  Here's a brief Bio.

Preview 03:21

Get excited to learn about the benefits of using the Body Voice Placement, and what this Course can do for you as a confident Speaker!

Preview 05:31

After learning about what to expect from the Course, test your knowledge of your own Golden Voice!

Is it True?
3 questions
Changing Your Voice for the Better
1 Lecture 08:38

You may be surprised to know that you can change the sound of your voice by changing your voice placement; opening the throat; and supporting the tone with Conscious Breathing.

Preview 08:38

Test your knowledge of why your voice sounds the way it does.

The Truth About Your Voice
3 questions
The Vocal Placement Exercise
1 Lecture 05:17

If you want a beautiful, resonant, healthy voice, you've got to learn the basics of Vocal Placement.  In this lecture you'll learn the many benefits of the Vocal Placement Exercise and how it will change the way you speak.

What Is the Vocal Placement Exercise?
Head Placement
5 Lectures 20:38

Why using Head placement can lead to an annoying speaking voice, and how to be aware that you are using Head placement.

What Is Head Placement?

This is the first step in the Voice Placement Exercise - Head Voice.  We'll be doing this exercise on an Ahhh vowel.  You'll be able to feel and hear the sound of the Head Voice is in this exercise.

Head Placement Exercise

Now we'll do the same placement exercise, but while talking, so that you can experience what that feels and sounds like.

Head Placement Speaking Exercise

We'll continue with the Head Placement Speaking Exercise and recap what we've learned about Head Placement.

Head Placement Speaking Exercise 2

Get a good understanding of what is happening physically when you are using Head Placement, and how those mechanics affect your vocal sound.

Head Placement Physical Mechanics

Before we move on to Chest Placement, let's see why knowing about Head Placement is important!

What Speakers Should Know About Head Placement
4 questions
Chest Placement
4 Lectures 17:20

In this lecture we'll explore what Chest Placement is and how it affects the sound of your voice by bringing more rich resonance to the tone for a more pleasing and powerful voice.

What Is Chest Placement?

Let's continue on with our Vocal Placement Exercise.  You'll learn how to place the voice in the Chest, which will have you speaking with a richer, more pleasing voice.  We'll do this exercise on an 'ahhh'.

Chest Placement Exercise

Let's move on to using our speaking voice with Chest Placement.

Chest Placement Speaking Exercise

Build awareness about what's really happening in your body when you place the voice in the Chest.  What is your larynx doing?  How is your breathing supporting the tone? When you're aware of what you're doing physically, you can duplicate the Chest Voice Placement until it becomes natural.

Chest Placement Physical Mechanics

Test your knowledge of Chest Placement and its benefits.

What Speakers Should Know About Chest Placement
3 questions
Body Placement
5 Lectures 25:47

Now you'll learn wh Body Placement is the Speaker's 'Secret Weapon'!  If you want a commanding, rich, healthy voice, you'll want to learn how to speak with the Body Voice.

What Is Body Placement?

This Exercise will help you drop the voice into the body so that you can take full advantage of body resonance.  We'll go from Head, to Chest, to Body placement so that you can feel and hear the difference between those three placements.

Body Placement Exercise

Speaking with the Body Voice will give you confidence; vocal power, and a healthy voice that will never get tired or damaged.  Here's how to do it.

Body Placement Speaking Exercise

Become aware of what your body is doing mechanically to produce the Body Voice so that you can make this your natural voice placement.

Body Placement Physical Mechanics

You'll also go through all the Voice Placements in this Lecture as well as find your perfect speaking range with the 'Siren' exercise.  

Putting It All Together

Test your knowledge of Body Placement.

What Speakers Should Know About Body Placement
3 questions
Congratulations! Let's Review!
1 Lecture 07:23

Yay!  You now know the power of Speaking with Body Resonance!  Let's go through what you've learned by reviewing the material.

Let's Review Body Placement
About the Instructor
Beth  Lawrence
3.7 Average rating
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35 Students
4 Courses
Helping you have a Healthy Voice for Life

Beth Lawrence is the author of From Shower To Stage…7 Easy Steps for Singing Like A Pro!, a book about healthy singing for Life. Based on the concepts of Bel Canto Singing, the Lawrence Vocal System, developed by Beth Lawrence, takes a holistic approach to vocal rehabilitation and confident communicating skills. As a result of suffering from vocal nodules early in her career, Beth Lawrence found a lasting solution to her own vocal problems, and now helps others have a healthy voice for Life.

As a singer, music producer, and songwriter, Beth Lawrence has composed for Broadway, Film, the U.S. Olympic Committee, and has won awards from Billboard Magazine; The American Song Festival; Parents Magazine, the National Parenting Publications Gold Award; and L.A. Jazz Scene Magazine.

Beth Lawrence believes in the transformative power of music and loves developing the brilliance in others. Her own life was changed with the help of Giuseppe Balestrieri, the vocal mentor who saved her voice and singing career.

Offering private, group, and online programs for those seeking solutions to their vocal crisis, Beth Lawrence helps people communicate with confidence, clarity, and charisma.