Voice Saving Tips for Teaching Online Music Lessons
If you’ve transitioned into teaching online lessons this week, you may have started noticing some vocal fatigue.
Hoarseness, a need to clear your throat, dry mouth, reduced volume in specific pitch areas, and tension in your neck / shoulders… all of these are symptoms of vocal fatigue.
If you are feeling vocal fatigue… you’re not alone.
On a regular week, I spend about 9-10 hours speaking online, whether it’s 1:1 with coaching clients, to a large group, or doing shows on FB Live.
But teaching music lessons online is a different animal.
And even I’M feeling a bit of vocal fatigue after three days of teaching this week. Crisis mode + fast decisions + trying to figure out all the things had me forgetting to do basic things that I know will help my voice stay healthy. (Whoops!)
When I started seeing posts in forums about teachers experiencing vocal fatigue, I figured it was time to add a second show this week.
In this broadcast we’ll cover 4 specific ways you can protect your voice as you learn to navigate this world of online music lessons.
Show Notes from the Broadcast:
I’ve put together a PDF with expanded tips from this video, and you can download it here. Look for more resources about saving your voice while teaching online in the near future.
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Stay creative, and stay you!