Resources

Camp Wheez

Camp Wheez
By Sloane Reali in Santa Barbara Vocal Coaching, Featured Article

I’m delighted to have the opportunity to work with Camp Participants at the 38th annual summer experience for children with asthma. Founded by Dr. Myron Liebhaber, a pediatric allergist and immunologist at Sansum Clinic for over 30 years. I haven’t met the man personally yet but he sounds like a fun guy with huge love and concern for kids who live with asthma. I was thrilled when I received the invitation from Margaret Weiss, director of Camp Wheez and health education director for Sansum Clinic, to bring singing to the campers.

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Family Life Santa Barbara

Family Life Santa Barbara
By Sloane Reali in Santa Barbara Vocal Coaching, Santa Barbara Voice Lessons

There’s a saying from Zimbabwe: “If you can walk, you can dance, If you talk, you can sing!” Are you one of those people who sing in the shower, your closet, or the car? Would you like to take it to the next level but at some point in your life had a well meaning teacher, parent or friend suggest that you lipsinc instead because you couldn’t carry a tune? Singing is just a matter of training. In addition, there are multitudes of benefits for the physical body, the mind and the spirit that one can achieve through singing.

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Quality of Voice in Speech - What Does The Quality Of Your Voice Say About You?

Quality of Voice in Speech - What Does The Quality Of Your Voice Say About You?
By Sloane Reali in Santa Barbara Vocal Coaching, Santa Barbara Voice Lessons

Here’s an interesting article on how the quality of one’s voice affects others' perceptions. I love the quote that “stress leaks out” when people feel less confident.

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How To Speak So People Want To Listen.

How To Speak So People Want To Listen.
By Sloane Reali in Santa Barbara Public Speaking Coach, Santa Barbara Vocal Coaching

This is one of my favorite TED talks. Julian Treasure shares his vocal exercises and techniques for developing empathy.

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How Singing Inspires Learning.

How Singing Inspires Learning.
By Sloane Reali in Santa Barbara Singing Tips, Santa Barbara Voice Lessons

I love this story about the Voice Charter School in Long Island City, Queens. They credit their focus on music with their students' ability to outpace their peers on New York State math and English exams.

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The Powerful Role of Teachers in Helping Teens Discover Their Voice.

The Powerful Role of Teachers in Helping Teens Discover Their Voice.
By Sloane Reali in Santa Barbara Public Speaking Coach, Santa Barbara Vocal Coaching

J. Ivy is an American performance poet, spoken word artist, recording artist, and author. This is his story of how his teacher was instrumental in helping him find his confidence to express his voice.

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Santa Barbara Announces Teen Star Finalists for 2015

Santa Barbara Announces Teen Star Finalists for 2015
By Sloane Reali in Santa Barbara Vocal Coaching, Santa Barbara Voice Lessons

So proud of Isabella "Bella" Illescas – we've been working toward this day for weeks now. Congratulations, Bella!

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The Art of Asking

The Art of Asking
By Sloane Reali in Santa Barbara Public Speaking Coach, Santa Barbara Singing Tips

I love this TED talk by Amanda Palmer, musician and street performer. She uses her authentic voice to ask and to give, and she's disrupting the music business in the process.

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An interview with Isabella Illescas.

An interview with Isabella Illescas.
By Sloane Reali in Santa Barbara Vocal Coaching, Santa Barbara Voice Lessons

Meet Isabella "Bella" Illescas, a two-time finalist in Santa Barbara's Teen Star competition. Hear her story and watch her perform "All about the bass" in this year's competition.

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Petrified of Public Speaking?

Petrified of Public Speaking?
By Sloane Reali in Santa Barbara Public Speaking Coach, Santa Barbara Vocal Coaching

The trick is knowing your audience and your content. These are some helpful tips to help you command the stage.

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